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The Simple Joys of Matchbox Cars

The year was 1953, and the British toy company Lesney Products came out with the first so-called Matchbox car. It was then that they saw one of their biggest sales - a model of the Queen's Coronation Coach. This led the company to begin producing other scaled down versions of different vehicles

A Guide to Antiques

If you are thinking of investing in antique items, you would be surprised at the things that you first need to know before you go out and buy antique items. This is because, as with any other purchase, there are a number of things that you need to research so that you can avoid making a mistake in y

Seoul 1988 Summer Games

What would the olympics be without mascots? Probably a little less commerical and certainly a lot less fun.

Joyful Thanksgiving Placecard

Free Printables - from your Collectibles guide! For a full-size version or to print these cards, click on the desired card for a page of without side graphics.

Quilt Borders - Frame Your Treasure

Borders and edges have been around for ages. It serves to signify a completed project. The markings on the borders communicate language, culture, trademarks, people, stories, and much more. Borders identify an interest value. It may be contemporary or from past centuries. Quilters get their border i

Selling Arrowheads

Selling arrowheads is an excellent way to put some extra cash in your pocket and clear out some of those old artifacts you have sitting around the house. However, doing so requires the knowledge of where to find reputabutable buyers and how to properly handle a transaction. If you're interested

Start Your Own Wholesale Jewelry Business

There are a couple of different ways that you can start a wholesale jewelry business if you are someone who wants to make money. When you are starting a business selling jewelry there are a lot of things that you have to know how to do in order to be successful. Some people do not take the time to g

Why Would You Need Remote Control Helicopters?

Remote control helicopters are the new types of helicopters that are being used far and wide by many children for play across Europe. They are not just new but great, sophisticated and less complicated as well. You will love these types of helicopters because they are easier to learn in case you are

Basic Coin Collecting Supplies

There are a few coin collecting supplies that you will need to get started with your hobby.Only a minimal investment is needed to get your coin collecting off the ground.

Dollhouse Miniatures - An In Depth Look

When looking at wood material for dollhouse furniture mahogany is a great pick for its strength and scratch resistant nature.Mahoganies natural color emanates a beautiful antique look that will add greatly to your dollhouse eye appeal.

Boat Building Plans - How to Choose the Best

You already realised the most obvious and important thing you need is a good set of boat building plans. So what exactly makes a good set of plans? You may be building your boat on a tight budget in which case you might even have looked for free boat plans.

6 Rare US Coins

While some US coins are rare there are those coins that are among the rarest of all collectible coins. Here are 6 of these very rare US coins.

Straight-Legged Pants

Print out and color or decorate these Straight-Legged Pants for your paper doll.

Electric Model Trains in Your Home

Electric model trains have become a part of many American households. They are a great way to pass the time and it can be very rewarding when you build an interesting and well thought out layout.

Introduction and Materials

These fused glass pendants are blank on the front so you end up with a blank canvas of sorts to add designs and embellishments to later. They are a great way to use up glass scraps too.

Cardiac Arrest Costume

Find out how to make this creative Halloween costume for a couple, follow these directions submitted by Michelle and you and a friend can dress up as a 'cardiac arrest'.[