Raycrafts' Americana Price Guide: Volume One

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Collector Books, Sep 1, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 352 pages
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This price guide is the premiere source for information on what to look for, how to make sure it's real, and up-to-date values for a wide range of collectibles that are still available at markets, antique shows, garage sales, estate auctions, and Internet auctions. Covering a little bit of everything and housing more than 1,000 color photos, the book contains information on Depression glass, John Deere collectibles, Boy Scouts memorabilia, advertising, Halloween collectibles, toys, sugar buckets, golf clubs, fishing lures, baseball collectibles, jewelry, postcards, game boards, and hundreds more categories of Americana. This guide is part history lesson and part price guide, and includes a DVD featuring professional dealers who share their insights and secrets on collecting a wide variety of Americana. The Raycrafts have sold more than a quarter of a million books on subjects ranging from country antiques to sports memorabilia. Eighteen years ago, they started an antique market in Bloomington, Illinois, that is held each May through October and has been dubbed one of the nation's best. Dealers and customers from all over the Midwest gather in anticipation of finding rare antiques and collectibles. The Raycrafts bring years of antiques and collectibles experience to the pages of this handy, must-have collector's resource.

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Contents

Dedication
4
Dates and Chronology
10
Boy Scouts Collectibles
116
Coffee Mills
137
Cookie Jars
147
Fishing Lures
156
Graniteware
186
Manx Toys
198
Schoenhut Circus Toys
250
Stoneware
281
Watt Pottery
312
Windmill Weights
323
Final Evaluation
331
Glossary
337
Appendix
343
About the Authors
351

MidPoint Evaluation
224
Copyright

About the author (2005)

Don Raycraft has written more than fifty books about American antiques with wife Carol Raycraft. Dr. Raycraft is a retired educator and owns and manages, with his wife, a large and successful antiques and collectibles show, the 3rd Sunday Market, in Bloomington, Illinois, from May to October.

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