Beanie Babies Craze of 1990s

Learn about the beginnings, milestones and the Walt Disney connections that sparked the Beanie Babies craze of the 1990s. Learn how marketing and culture reflected their popularity. Notable figures like Princess Diana, the early years of the internet and McDonald’s all played a role.

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List of Costume Jewelry Metals

Costume jewelry is popular and valuable. Learn to identify the styles, marks and materials including this list of costume jewelry metals when shopping and valuing pieces of costume jewelry. Plus, the processes of rhodium, gold and silver plating is revealed to help you find and value pieces.

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List of Costume Jewelry Marks

Can’t find valuable costume jewelry? Don’t know the designer marks to look for? Want to cash in on costume jewelry at the thrift store? Dr. Lori’s list of costume jewelry marks and designers shows you how to find valuable jewelry at thrift stores–Schreiner, Haskell, Kramer, Ciner, etc.

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Vintage Coach Bags

Did you find valuable Coach products in your recent thrifting haul? Need identification and reselling help for purses? Read about the styles, history and popularity of vintage Coach bags and their different designs and features. Plus, learn helpful collecting and reselling tips.

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List of Famous Lamp Makers

Trying to identify your lamp and its design? Do you have a Tiffany or Murano lamp? Is it an Art Deco or Mid-Century Modern design? Tiffany, Pairpoint and Murano are just a few in this list of famous lamp makers offering vintage and antique designs. Dr. Lori offers reselling tips and lamp values.

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Precious Moments Figurines

Trying to value your Precious Moments figurines? Learn what to look for when valuing your figurines including marks and how to spot popular reproductions and fakes. Dr. Lori also shares tips about the original pieces, the company founders and their history. All help you determine how to value your figurines.

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Pokemon Card Values

Wondering if your collection of Pokémon cards is valuable? Do you have the card that sold for nearly $400,000? Learn how to find and determine Pokémon card values using factors such as symbols, limited editions, imagery and condition. Plus, see how to spot fakes and a list of popular Pocket Monsters to collect.

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Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls

Trying to find out more about your cabbage patch kids dolls? Are they more valuable than beanie babies? Learn what to look for with tags, clothing and facial characteristics as you see how to value the popular cabbage patch kids dolls. Discover their history too as it affects value.

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List of Gold Jewelry Karat Marks

Trying to figure out what the mark means on a piece of gold looking jewelry? Why are there so many different marks? Read how to determine the different types of gold jewelry karat marks so you can value, date and understand where a piece of jewelry was made. Critical to valuing gold jewelry.

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Vintage CorningWare

Which are the most popular vintage CorningWare pieces? Are they still making these pieces? Which ones are rare? Read to see what to look for when thrifting and reselling vintage CorningWare including a list of valuable patterns and why CorningWare is still popular. Do you have the Blue Cornflower or Country Festival patterns? Plus, learn it’s surprising history.

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