Tag Archives: Eric Bradley

Top Collectible Toys By Decade

Top Collectible Toys By Decade

by Eric Bradley The toy business and the toy collecting hobby are surviving in the midst of genre-busting trends. The arrival of the internet made it cheaper and easier for collectors to buy, sell and trade, and share information than ever before. Now the mobile revolution – ushered in with smartphones and tablets – is […]

The Paper War

The Paper War

The Paper War Collectors Growing More Fascinated by Images, Themes of Wartime Propaganda Posters By Eric Bradley Propaganda posters, rich with emotion, symbolism, bold typography and stark images, are getting more attention from collectors as nostalgia takes over where persuasion left off. Last year, Heritage Auctions set a house record when it offered a rare […]

100th Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s Screen Debut

100th Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s Screen Debut

100th Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s Screen Debut by Eric Bradley, Heritage Auctions February 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s screen debut. His career lasted more than 75 years and his “Little Tramp” character would become the stuff of Hollywood legends, but Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin got his start like most in the […]