The Top 5 Factors That Experts Consider When Identifying and Valuing Vintage Playthings

Posted in Dolls, Guest Blogs, Top 5 & 10, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

Special Guest Blog by Ruby Lane Shop Owner ‘Steiffgal’ Rebekah Kaufman You’ve just added a new treasure to your collection, and your gut tells you that there’s something special about it.   Or perhaps you have had an unusual doll or Teddy bear for years, and have always wondered if it has any real financial value… Read more »

The Best of Bazi | All About Steiff Dachshunds

Posted in Dolls, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

Special Guest Blog by Ruby Lane Shop Owner ‘Steiffgal’ Rebekah Kaufman Sometimes, Steiff really goes to the dogs – in the best way possible. One of the company’s most beloved early post-war pooches is a pattern called Bazi the Dachshund.  He was introduced in 1949 and proved so irresistible that Steiff soon started producing him… Read more »

Vintage Kitchens; Top Five Collectible Ideas!

Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

1.    Pyrex Bowls and Pyrex ware in different colors:  Nothing beats those colorful nesting bowls, white inside, red, green, yellow, and blue outside.  Everything mixed up and served in them somehow taste better.  Ingredients measured in Pyrex glass measuring cups somehow worked better. 1970s Pyrex Navajo Yellow Gold Casserole Dish with White Glass Lid Vintage… Read more »

What’s Old is New Again | Serve Oysters the Hip Way with Antique Oyster Plates

Posted in Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

Among antique plates or dishes prized by collectors are oyster plates. An oyster plate is easily recognizable because it is divided into oyster-shaped compartments. If you want to be totally ‘hip’, serve oysters on a wonderful antique or vintage oyster plate. Gilded Embellished Two Tone Turkey Oyster Plate Antique Oyster Plate ~ Custom Ordered Vintage… Read more »