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A weekend of vintage fairs

The Hamilton Bottle & Collectors club held an antique market at the Hamilton Botanical Gardens over the weekend.These wonderful cosmetic signs caught my eye. They were discovered in an old chemists attic in mint condition swoon! 84 more words

For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball’s earliest greats. 515 more words


A Brand New Blog is Now Up!

Ancient Truth Collector is now opened to the public! The first article has been published along with two pages. Check out these marvelous treasures at… 8 more words


"They must be rich. Look at all the thumbs they have."

The collector spent hundreds of years collecting bits and bobs, gold and rust. Whatever it was, meteorite cores, cystalised water, or old VHS players, he was in the business of owning it and paying ridiculously low prices for people that expected a small fortune. 473 more words


Announcing the Grand Prize Winner of FyndIt's TMNT Contest!

FyndIt’s Mean, Green Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Contest has come to a close and we have chosen a Grand Prize winner!

Over the last four weeks, TMNT fans have been busy posting… 219 more words


Collection of rare triangular stamps set to fetch thousands at South African auction

A horde of rare triangular stamps which were among the first ever printed in South Africa are set to fetch tens of thousands of pounds at auction. 192 more words

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Collectors scramble for world’s oldest egg

THE WORLD’S oldest egg is going up for auction. The extremely rare egg of the extinct elephant bird is expected to raise about £50,000 when it is auctioned at a sale of specialist natural history collectables in Billingshurst later this year. 170 more words

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