The #1 bestselling book on antiques and collectibles, this popular guide includes more than 50,000 items, with histories and background information on every subject. Hundreds of original photographs.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary edition, this volume is in full color, and includes over 50,000 listings from reliable sources, more than 500 categories of listings, history and pertinent facts, and representative photos. (Antiques & Collectibles)
Antique dealers and collectors are quite aware that bargains are getting harder and harder to come by each and every day. Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide is still a real bargain at $12.95. Collectors, dealers, and our customers continue to ask how we can produce this huge 612-page book each year for such a low price. It's simple -- we do it by numbers. It's no secret with publishing that the more you print, the less expensive each book is. So, thanks to all our loyal customers who continue to buy our #1 bestselling title, we are able to keep the retail price low without sacrificing one bit of quality. That is why you get the best for less. In August 1999 we will begin shipping the 18th edition of America's top antiques price guide. Once again we have included over 50,000 listings, each one from all-new sources and carefully checked by an authority on each particular subject. These 600+ expert advisors make sure only the best and most accurate information remains. No one person could possibly be an authority on the over 600 categories that fill this reference, but Bob and Sharon Huxford and their highly respected team of advisors work year-round to make this the most respected, up-to-date guide in the field of antiques and collectibles. Hundreds of sharp original photographs illustrate not only the rare and unusual, but also the common collectibles -- not postage-stamp photographs, but large, close-up shots that show important details clearly. Each subject is presented with history and other background information. Our editors keep abreast of newly developing trends, often adding several new categories a year. If it merits the interest of today's collector, you'll find it inSchroeder's. You can feel confident that the information we publish is up to the minute and accurate. Without a doubt, you'll find Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide the one to buy for factual information, quality, and the lowest retail price.
Lists current prices for action figures, battery-operated toys, books, dolls, clocks, coloring books, games, guns, Halloween costumes, lunch boxes, model kits, paper dolls, puppets, puzzles, records, and windups.
Toys are the happening collectible for the '90s. To meet the market explosion, this monumental value guide devoted entirely to toys has been created. Providing identification and values for more than 20,000 collectible toys of all kinds, this easy-to-use book puts buyers in touch with sellers, magazines, clubs, and newsletters that cover specific fields of collector interest.
Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this antiques guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them and how to resell them. How can you recognize depression glass? How do you find valuable antiques at garage sales? And how can you get into the antiques business yourself? Buying & Selling Antiques is the perfect resource for the antiques dabbler, the garage-sale lover, the knick-knack admirer. Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them an how to resell them. The authors offer insiders' tips on cleaning and repair, auction strategies, how to set up displays and how to find the best markets for your wares. Buying & Selling Antiques and Collectibles is the indispensable guide for those who plan to start their own antiques business or who hope to make a little money from their hobby.
The buck starts here! eBay® is the Internet's premier auction site and everyone's favorite place to shop. It's also the place to start a business and make money from the comfort of one's home. Completely revised, this new edition will help readers create the eBay® business they dream of. There is also new and updated information on: - The basics of eBay®, the auction process, and the essentials of getting the business down on paper-including recordkeeping, accounting, taxes, insurance, legal issues, and other essential details - Determining what to sell, how to price it, and working with services such as PayPal® - The ins and outs of the biggest growing areas of eBay business-sourcing, wholesaling, and fixed price sales - Cutting through the competition, improving profit margins, changing strategies, improved advertising and promotions, and more
A thrifty offering for the prospective thrift-store owner...In economic times like these, thrift stores have seen a 35% increase in sales in 2008; so what better time to start one? While fairly cheap, it is complicated, however. Here, two experts cover the entire process, including such vital topics as how to: set up the store on a nonprofit basis; choose a location; get funding; get the word about donations of saleable items; recruit and manage volunteer staff; sort, price and recycle donations. - A practical, step-by-step, approach to the process - Troubleshooting tips and best practices that really work - Funding by and partnering with community organizations
Book lovers, collectors and dealers will find listings of 25,000 book titles, each provided with current values. "Huxford's Old Book Value Guide" is published annually and each edition is intended to not have any repeat listings.