Kenneth Jay Lane Costume Jewelry

Tips to find valuable Kenneth Jay Lane costume jewelry using marks, how pieces are made and its interesting history. See list of popular pieces including earrings, neck collars, and faux pearls to determine value.

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Barbie Dolls

Discover the history and tips about values for famous Barbie dolls. See which accessories to look for and how much money people paid for the first Barbie dolls and what impacts their value.

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World’s Fair Collectibles

How to find valuable collectibles from the World’s Fair including fair tickets, Ferris wheel toys, Eiffel Tower snow globes, bottles, cups and more as they relate to a specific fair’s history.

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Antique Snow Globes

How to find valuable snow globes knowing their origins as souvenirs and paperweights to their glass dome, snowflakes, and their interior tableau or scenery under the dome.

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Valuable Punch Bowls

Tips to identify valuable punch bowls by their size, shape and design, plus the history of the bowl is discussed. Punch bowls often reflect someone’s social status with popular designs made with glass or ceramic.

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Dating Pottery Pieces

Tips for the phrases and terms to look for on pieces of pottery when dating your piece to determine its value on pieces by makers like Delft, Nippon, Staffordshire, Limoges and others in the 19th Century.

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Lalique

Find out what to look for when identifying valuable Lalique glass pieces such as vases, plates, and bottles. Plus, learn why the pieces are not crystal and do not contain lead and how to spot the many fakes that exist.

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Capodimonte

Values and history for Capodimonte ceramics plus tips to identify the N mark, the types of figures you'll see on pieces and the references used on pieces from the Bible and nature.

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Shaving Mugs

Tips to identify valuable shaving mugs by their occupational image, makers, and marks. Plus, their history and how the mugs were used in barber shops for hygienic purposes.

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Mechanical Banks

Tips to identify valuable mechanical banks by their surface, paint and themes with a list of popular producers of mechanical banks. Plus, the history and values of banks will surprise you.

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