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Summer of SuperHeros Auction of Rare and One-of-a-Kind Comics and Comic Art on eBay

by Griff on June 18, 2012

in News & Events,Top Collectibles On eBay

eBay has teamed up with Sparkle City Comics to host a premier series of comic auctions, featuring some amazing CGC-graded comics, original comic art, and collections and runs. There will be over 300 items offered, valued at over $500,000 and best of all, all items start at $0.99 (with a few using a reserve). Highlights include: [...]


Jefferson R. Burdick: The Collection of a Lifetime

by Griff on May 23, 2012

in News & Events

We don’t usually post about other stories published by the press but this one definitely bears a mention. Check out the New York Times peice of Jefferson R. Burdick, ”A Hobby to many, Card Collecting Was Life’s Work for One Man.” Considered to be the father of card collecting, (though he collected much more than just [...]


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Hunting for eBay Branded Merchandise

by Griff on May 15, 2012

in Uncategorized

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with eBetsy (Betsie Bolger) who, among many things, is an avid collector of anything with an eBay logo or that is eBay-related.  Here are some examples of her extensive collection: Griff: Welcome, Betsie, to the eBay Collectors Blog Interview series. Please tell us how long have you been [...]


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300 + Pennies = $1 Million! Featuring The “Presidential Collection of PCGS Registry Lincoln Cents” on eBay!

by Griff on March 21, 2012

in News & Events,Top Collectibles On eBay

eBay Seller David Lawrence Rare Coins is offering an unusual opportunity to coin collectors. Proclaimed by the PCGS Registry as “the 4th All-Time Finest Collection in the ‘Lincoln Cents with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1909-Present)’,” the 300 plus coins that make up this rare collection are up for bid on eBay with a few choice [...]


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Collectors Wednesday Twitter Parties!

by Griff on February 29, 2012

in News & Events

Join us tomorrow Feb 29th for the first of our Collectors Wednesday Twitter Parties throughout the month of March! We’ll talk collectibles for an hour, share introductions and photos of our collections, tips for treasure hunting and the care and display of collections. And, we’ll be giving away four $25 eBay Gift cards throughout the [...]

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Capture the Special Moments – Camera Flowchart (Infographic)

by jordan.koene on December 22, 2011

in Just for Fun

‘Tis the season for taking photos and documenting all those merry moments (plus a little bit of family dysfunction). Yet your current camera isn’t up to snuff, and you find the huge selection of makes and models out there just plain overwhelming. Sound familiar? Fear not. Here, we make choosing your next camera purchase as [...]


Collectible Fragrance SOLD on eBay – $769

by Griff on December 1, 2011

in Buying Tips,Top Collectibles On eBay

Some fragrance companies release very limited editions of special colognes or perfumes that usually sell out quickly. One example would be Tabaróme from Creed. Originally launched in 1875, Creed has, in recent years, limited production to low number special editions (and has stated with the last that there will be no future editions). Following the trusty [...]


Apothecary Museum and Contents Sold on eBay

by Griff on November 21, 2011

in Top Collectibles On eBay

We recently received word from eBay seller Amy Weintraub of ShopItLA that she sold the entire contents of Dr. Earl Mindell’s Authentic Old-Time Pharmacy and Apothecary Museum from her eBay store! The museum, located in Los Angeles, houses the lifetime collection of Dr. Mindell and is considered one of the most comprehensive collections of vintage [...]


Lucie Arnaz Offers Family’s “I Love Lucy” Memorabilia on eBay

by Griff on October 31, 2011

in News & Events,Top Collectibles On eBay

When Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’ daughter, Lucie Arnaz decided it was time to part with some of her parents’ personal items and memorabilia, she turned to her good friend and eBay seller, Maida Webster (eBay User ID connectibles) for advice.  It took a little coaxing, but eventually Maida convinced Lucie that eBay was the best [...]


“Thrifting With The Boys”… For Collectibles!

by Griff on October 26, 2011

in Uncategorized

Finding good sources for collectible merchandise, whether for one’s own collection or for resale, can be a fun, if often challenging, endeavor.  Thrift stores are becoming a popular hunting destination for more and more collectors and dealers. Recently, I sat down to talk to two of the most famous experts in sourcing at thrift stores, [...]