Archive for January, 2011

Vintage Toy Guns Are A Potent American Symbol

While plastic uzis have recently gotten a bad rap, just about anyone can appreciate the naive innocence of vintage toy guns. They remind us of a time when good guys wore white hats and bad guys wore black hats and everything seemed so much simpler. Nowadays there is a thriving subculture of people who collect […]


Collectible Hummel Figurines

Hummel figurines are some of the most sought after of the porcelain figurine collectibles with several of the models valued in the hundreds and even thousands of dollars.  Examples of some of the more valuable of the pieces are “For Father”, “Globe Trotter”, “Little Goat Herder”, and “Going to Grandmas”. Hummel figurines, also known as […]