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Diecast Toy Collecting -Blog
Diecast Toy Collecting -Blog

April 25, 2022

When most people think of diecast toy collectibles Mattel Hot Wheels probably jumps to mind, but there are a lot of producers of diecast over the decades such as Lesney, Meccano, Tootsie, Hubley, Corgi and more.
 
Vintage diecast toys depending on the rarity and popularity can command high prices.

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Bakelite Bangle Collection - Blog
Bakelite Bangle Collection - Blog

January 20, 2022

Leo Baekeland created Bakelite in 1907 when trying to create a replacement for shellac. Bakelite was used in the jewelry and industrial designs until around the 1940s when Lucite replace it.

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Collecting and Caring for Vintage Costume Jewelry - Blog
Collecting and Caring for Vintage Costume Jewelry - Blog

January 13, 2022

Whether you like a certain period like Art Deco or you collect from all periods maintain and caring for your costume jewelry is not like your fine jewelry. Fine jewelry is made from gold, silver or platinum with fine gemstones and are very robust to being able to clean them with off the shelf cleaners, not so much with your costume jewelry.

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