Caroline’s Clothing and Accessories (An American Girl Collector’s Guide)
A guide to Caroline’s outfits and wearable accessories with descriptions and pictures.
LEGO Harry Potter Hermione's Study Desk Polybag 30392 Review
Review of the LEGO Wizarding World Hermione's Study Desk Polybag 30392
All About Claudie Wells, the Newest Historical American Girl Doll
Learn all about Claudie Wells, the newest American Girl Doll, with detailed descriptions and pictures of the doll and the rest of her collection.
Elizabeth’s Clothing and Accessories (an American Girl Collector’s Guide)
A guide to Elizabeth’s outfits and wearable accessories with descriptions and pictures.
Felicity’s Clothing and Accessories (An American Girl Collector’s Guide)
A guide to Felicity’s outfits and wearable accessories with descriptions and pictures.
Kaya’s Clothing and Accessories (An American Girl Collector’s Guide)
A guide to Kaya’s outfits and wearable accessories with descriptions and pictures.
Five Things That Shouldn't Be Controversial About Dolls
Countless videos and articles tout these dolls as "scandalous," but is this really just a ploy by the patriarchy?
Spotting Counterfeit PSA Slabs: Simple Tricks to Help You Avoid Fakes
Counterfeit PSA slabs are periodically made in an attempt to swindle inexperienced trading card collectors. Learn these tricks so that you will never spend your hard-earned money on a fake!
Why Was There No United States Large Cent Minted in 1815?
If you are a collector of United States large cent coins, you will have a gap in your coin album where an 1815 belongs. Just like in modern times, the story of the missing 1815 cent is a story of supply chain disruption caused by a war.
Mercury Dime (1916–1945) Coin Collector's Guide
The Mercury dime was minted from 1916 to 1945 and is a favorite among coin collectors. The purpose of this article is to give the coin collector, whether a novice or an expert, a basic understanding of the Mercury dime series, including the history of the series, major rarities, and pricing.
Lego Minifigures Looney Tunes CMF Series 71030 Review
A review of the LEGO Looney Tunes CMF Series 71030
Star Wars Retro Collection Action Figures: Collector's Guide
In February 2019, Hasbro made a surprise announcement at the NY Toy Fair, releasing a new series "inspired" by the original Kenner 1978 Star Wars action figures. Titled the "Retro Collection", the 3.75" action figures would be a close approximation (but not identical) to the originals.
Matchbox Restorations: Restoring a Lesney No. 25 Bedford Dunlop Van
Picked up at a flea market for $1 and painted by a previous owner, this classic Matchbox van from 1956 was the perfect candidate for a restoration.
The Follis Coin of the Ancient Roman Emperor Licinius I
The follis coin of the ancient Roman emperor Licinius I, who ruled the eastern kingdom of the Roman Empire from AD 308 to 324, is a fascinating coin and full of history. The obverse of the coin features a portrait of Licinius while the reverse has the god Jupiter, the goddess Victoria, and an eagle.
Collecting the U.S. Classic Head Half Cent Coin (1809 to 1836)
This article is an introduction to the U.S. Half Cent dating from 1809 to 1836 called the “Classic Head” design. The article provides the coin collector some basic information to get started collecting this series of U.S. half cents.
Highlights of the Jefferson Nickel Coin Series
The Jefferson nickel series started in 1938 and is still in use today. Over the years the series has undergone many changes: the silver nickels during World War II, the 2004 and 2005 Westward Journey nickels, and finally today's facing portrait of Jefferson and Monticello.
Kansas State Sales Tax Tokens
To bring revenue into the state treasuries during the 1930s, states started issuing sales tax tokens to cover the tax due on small purchases. The state of Kansas issued two small metallic tokens used to pay the sales tax on inexpensive items purchased at stores throughout the state.
Funko Pop! Dictionary: Terminology Used by Collectors
Funko collectors have a vocabulary all their own, and I've gathered some of those words, phrases, and initials together for you. Whether you're a new collector or an experienced one, here's a guide to Funko speak to help you out.
Collector’s Guide to Barber Dime Coins (1892 to 1916)
Barber dimes, or “Liberty Head” dimes as they are also called, were minted from 1892 to 1916 and are popular with coin collectors. The purpose of this article is to give Barber dime collectors a basic understanding of the series, including the history, major rarities, and tips for collecting.
An Honest Review of the "Star Wars" Hero Series 12" Action Figures
Are the "Star Wars" Hero Series action figures worth buying? Do children enjoy playing with them? How sturdy and versatile are they? This review sets out to tell you everything you need to know about the "Star Wars" Hero Series 12" action figures.
A Collector’s Guide to the American Girl ‘Girl of the Year’ Dolls
This is a guide to the American Girl ‘Girl of the Year’ doll line, including facts about all 19 Girls of the Year, as well as the two Girl of the Year companion dolls.
Collecting Godzilla Figures
The X-PLUS gigantic series Shin Godzilla is probably one of the coolest figures ever produced by any company. However, there is one figure that blows it out of the water—the Omega Beast Shin Godzilla! Check it out! Also, see how to start saving money and collecting cool figures yourself.
A Collector’s Guide to the American Girl Historical Dolls
An informational guide to the American Girl Historical Character dolls, featuring important information about all 22 Historical AG dolls in existence.
A Review of the American Girl 35th Anniversary Collection
An overview and honest review of the American Girl 35th Anniversary Collection.
Review of McFarlane Toys' "Warhammer 40,000" Blood Angel Primaris Space Marine Hellblaster 7' Action Figure
A personal review that encompasses everything you will need to know before purchasing the Blood Angel Primaris Space Marine Hellblaster action figure from McFarlane Toys. It's a must-have for any true fan of "Warhammer 40,000."
Review of McFarlane Toys' "Warhammer 40,000" Adepta Sororitas Battle Sister 7' Action Figure
This review covers what you will need to know before buying the Adepta Sororitas Battle Sister action figure from McFarlane Toys. From manufacturer specs to my personal experience with the product, this article sets out to review the Battle Sister action figure in full.
LEGO Wizard of Oz Minifigures From "Lego Movie 2" CMF Series Review
A look at Dorothy and Toto, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, and Tin Man from "The LEGO Movie 2" Collectible Minifigure Series.
The 4 Best Places to Buy Retired American Girl Products Online
A list of the best places where you can locate and purchase retired American Girl dolls, outfits, and play sets online.
The Complete Guide to Collecting, Storing, and Trading Sand
For some people, sand is an inconvenience that gets stuck between one's toes and inside one's swimsuit. For others, it is something fun from which to build sandcastles, or to research, collect and display. Some consider it a means of owning that desired beachfront property in Florida.
1921 Missouri Centennial Commemorative Half Dollar Coin
The 1921 Missouri Centennial commemorative half dollar coin was minted to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the state of Missouri’s entrance into the United States in 1821 as the 24th state. The coin features Daniel Boone on the obverse.
Review of McFarlane Toys' "Warhammer 40,000" Ultramarines Primaris Assault Intercessor 7' Action Figure
The Ultramarines Primaris Assault Intercessor is a really sturdy, versatile, and aesthetically pleasing toy! I like it so much that I had to write a glowing review recommending it to every fan, collector, and child alike!
How to Send Football, Baseball, and Basketball Cards Into PSA and Get Back More Mint 10s
The best way to get the most value out of your sports card collection is to send the really valuable cards into PSA for grading. But how do you ensure you'll get back your cards at the highest grade possible? This article answers that question.
Lego Minifigure Series 14 Lego / Monsters Series 71010 Review
A Review of the LEGO CMF Series 71010 The LEGO Halloween Monsters.
How to Invest in Football Cards and Make Money
I've done pretty well investing in football cards and learned a few things along the way. Consult this article and others as well; most of the lessons learned here can be used to invest in other sports cards and some non-sports cards. Good luck!
Searching for Pluto: A Look Into the World of "Sailor Moon" Doll Collecting
A hyper-realistic line of Sailor Moon dolls have taken the fandom by storm—but how much are fans willing to pay for a perfect replica of their favorite characters?
LEGO Dimensions Green Arrow Minifigure Poybag Promotional Set 71342 Review
This article includes a review of the LEGO Dimensions Green Arrow Minifigure Poybag Promotional Set 71342.
LEGO Star Wars Rebel A-Wing Pilot 5004408 Polybag Review
A review of the LEGO Star Wars Rebel A-Wing Pilot 5004408 Polybag
BR LEGO Minifigure Promotional Polybag 5001121 Review
A Review of the BR LEGO Minifigure Promotional Polybag 5001121