Collectibles

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 [...]

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eBay Employee Collectors: Flight Helmets

by Griff on June 6, 2011

in eBay Employee Collectors

Welcome to the first in anew series entitled, “eBay Employee Collectors.”  Each month we will interview an employee who also has a passion for collecting something unusual or notable. This month, we interview Pierre Donzier of Customer Strategy (who keeps his collection at home and not in his cube). Griff: Welcome to our first in the [...]

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Top Collectible, Antiques & Art Listings for April 2011

by Griff on May 19, 2011

in Top Collectibles On eBay

April was a busy month for the Antiques and Collectibles categories on eBay. Highlighted below are examples from the hundreds of thousands of sold items for the month. As always, we’ve included a mix of results from both Fixed Price and Auction-style listings (bidding activity for these examples was especially robust!) One listing of special interest : [...]

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Top Collectible, Antiques & Art Listings for February 2011

by jordan.koene on March 31, 2011

in Just for Fun,Top Collectibles On eBay

What a fine month February was for collectibles on eBay! The arts were well represented with everything from Elvis Presley 45′s to Xander’s fine art watercolor. Fond childhood memories were evoked by Barbie and Adventure Comics. This is but a sample of all the fine antiques and collectibles available on eBay every day. All items [...]

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Top Sold Items – September 2010

by Ivanka on October 22, 2010

in Just for Fun

Here are a few of the most expensive items that sold in September. Antiques Category Louis C. Tiffany Table Lamp – $20,350 >> find similar Art Category D. Howard Hitchcock Oil Painting of Hilo and Mauna Kea – $22,100 >> find similar Coins & Paper Money Category 2010 Gold American Eagle Coins – $41,205 >> find similar Collectibles [...]

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Top Sold Items – August 2010

by Ivanka on September 10, 2010

in Just for Fun

Here are a few of the most expensive items that sold in August. Antiques Category Odiot Sterling Silver and Vermeil Flatware Set – $23,000 >> find similar Art Category Viatcheslav Kalinin Russian Contemporary oil painting – $20,000 >> find similar Coins & Paper Money Category Complete Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars with All Dates and Mint Marks [...]

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Marilyn Monroe’s $57k Dress and Other Top Sold Items – June 2010

by Ivanka on July 31, 2010

in Just for Fun

One of the most fascinating items that sold in June was a floral print rayon dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in her last production, Something’s Got To Give (1962), which was never released.  It came from the Estate of Richard Wilson, a widely respected collector and dealer in movie, celebrity and political memorabilia. The auction [...]

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How to Find Events in Your Area

by Ivanka on July 1, 2010

in News & Events

We at eBay are big fans of CollectorsWeekly.com and really admire what Dave Margulius and his team are doing.  They recently launched a new events feature on their website which tracks local antique, vintage, collector, and museum events.  Find out what’s going on in your area and feel free to add an event yourself (it’s [...]

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Top Sold Items – May 2010

by Ivanka on June 29, 2010

in Just for Fun

This launches our new monthly series featuring the most expensive items sold within several of the collectibles categories. Antiques Category Thomas Gibbons Hawke Venetian-style Wine Glasses – $17,000 >> find similar Art Category Chihuly Carmine Venetian Ikebana with Flying Putti and Orange Coil, 2002 – $25,000 >> find similar Coins & Paper Money Category Estate [...]

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