Guide to Toy Collecting

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Harper Collins, Apr 1, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 160 pages
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From America's leading experts, your ultimate Guide to Toy Collecting

If you've ever dreamed of displaying a spectacular toy collection or if you're just looking for a fulfilling new hobby, here is the expert guide you need to become a topnotch toy collector. You'll receive priceless advice on the history of toys, becoming a garage sale master, spotting a fake, and recognizing an investment, as well as:

  • Finding and identifying toys
  • Caring for and exhibiting your collection
  • Understanding collecting terms
  • Verifying authenticity
  • Using internet resources

And much more!

 

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Contents

CONTENTS
1
CHAPTER
9
CHAPTER
25
CHAPTER THREE
59
CHAPTER FOUR
69
CHAPTER FIVE
81
CHAPTER
93
CHAPTER SEVEN
107
CHAPTER NINE
129
CHAPTER
139
Glossary
145
Acknowledgments
151
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About the author (2008)

Harry L. Rinker is a leading national expert and co nsultant on toys, antiques, and collectibles and the author of numerous books on collecting. He writes a weekly news column, hosts a radio call-in show, and has appeared as an expert on several national television shows. Rinker's personal collection of over 50,000 objects contains approximately 7,000 toys.

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