I'm a life long collector of interesting stuff. I collect:
Old beer advertising cans, trays, mini bottles, bar signs,...
Old coins, currency and tokens
Civil war photographs, correspondence and similar war memorabilia
Old german marbles
Old Political campaign memories (presidential, congressional, pins, ribbons, buttons, badges, ...),
Lidded German beer steins (regimental, large, small, Metlach,...)
Old toys and toy banks (cast iron toys, match box cars, wind up toys, robots, book banks, etc...)
Old leather bound books,
Pre-1960 Sports memorabilia
Old pocket watches, pendant watches, and watch fobs and chains
Worlds fair stuff
Old eye glasses - wire rim - Ben Franklin style, cat glasses with metal rims, safety glasses,...
Old Fountain pens, dip pens, pen display cases, fountain pen parts, etc,...
Old book ends
Toy Book banks, Cast iron banks, bronze statues and sculptures, etc...
Photo albums featuring pre WWI post cards, cabinet cards, CDV's, tin types, ambrotypes, etc...
Collections of old sewing thimbles
And I'm looking for more of the same or something different to learn about. If you have an interesting collection, something someone collected for many years and you are interested in selling it to collector who will give it a good home, let me know. Thanks for contacting me - I'll get back to you as soon as my work permits.
do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers