Article Type: Collecting Guide

A Guide to Valuing Your Limited Edition Art Print

You might wonder why some prints will sell for thousands while others only sell for a few hundred dollars.  What makes some prints so much more expensive? Limited Edition Art Prints Artists in the early

Proving Provenance: Your Collectible’s Story

In the 1950s, the average American home had a piece of furniture called a telephone table, a simple wooden seat with an attached ledge to place the family’s rotary dial phone. You can easily find

The Top 11 Hermes Handbags that Should be in Your Collecting Plans for 2018

Hermes handbag collections are as individual as the collectors themselves. While quintessential pieces should always be included when creating an enviable and wearable wardrobe, the trend towards exceptional and rare leads the charge for 2018.

Just How Valuable is Your Double Cover Comic?

Double covers are one of the most collectible comic defects. A double cover occurs due to a factory binding mishap where two or more covers are rolled together and stapled with the rest of the

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Sports Autographs: Indicators of a Fake Signature

Autographs mean different things to different people. For some, they are reminders of chance encounters with childhood heroes, or of hours spent waiting to meet – even if only for a couple of seconds –

Coin Care for the Collector

Coin Care for the Collector

Acquiring old coins, whether through pure chance or a shrewd purchase, can generate immediate excitement, and can lay the foundation for a lifetime of collecting, regardless of whether the new prize is the first acquisition

Furnishing Your Home with Collectible Investment Pieces

They say that buying a house is one of the most stressful events a person can experience in their lifetime. Recently, I decided to rush a few of these milestone moments into a span of

Types of Fine Art Paper Damage

Paper Art Damage 101: Types of Deterioration and Improper Preservation

Mat burn, foxing, UV exposure, grime- all of these are incredibly harmful to your art work on paper but they are also rather ambiguous terms sometimes. What exactly is mat burn, how do I protect

How to Tell the Difference Between Different Types of Art Prints

The print-making process was designed for one reason: to sell reproductions of an artists’ work as far as the market would bear. The revolutionary printing technology was first launched using simple woodcuts and has now

Collector’s Guide: Why Collect Hair?

Imagine asking a celebrity for a lock of their hair instead of an autograph? While it may come off as an obscure hobby, collecting hair from political figures, musicians, entertainers and even animals is not

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