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The take-it-with-you collecting resource...Warman's PEZ Field GuideAt last, a guide you can really carry along to flea markets, garage sales and shows containing hundreds of photos to make on-the-spot appraisals easy.550 photos of collectible PEZ dispensersUp-to-date pricingPEZ history, collecting advice and an illustrated gloassaryA list of resources and conventions
The cool designs, sleek lines and fashion-forward forms of the open and optimistic feel of the modernism furniture and design is as reflective of attitude as it is ingenuity. The enthusiasm and boundless hope of post-War 1950s America, not unlike our country's current eagerness for a shot of optimism, is represented in the pages of this beautifully illustrated, inspiring, and informative book. Warman's Modernism Furniture & Accessories features the furniture and designs that emerged during the prime of the movement, between 1945 and 1985. The collection of 1,000 rich and robust color photos, real-world auction prices and extensive descriptions make this a fundamental reference for anyone with an interest in modernism furniture.
Access to coins and paper from around the world is at an all-time high, while prices continue to sit at higher than historical levels. With these factors working in tandem, capitalizing on opportunities, calls for insight on up-to-date information from a reliable source. With a blend of condition and grading details, updated values and full-color photos of Canadian, European, South African, African and Asians coins and paper money, this book is the perfect resource whether you're new to collecting or a seasoned collector looking for solid facts in a compact package.
Spending a restful evening in a camper van parked in an idyllic woodland beauty spot makes for a very quiet night--especially if you are enjoying the sleep of the dead. The hose attached to the cylinder beside Adrian Stoll's camper van ran in through the roof vent, carrying the gas that killed him. He may have died peacefully in his sleep, but he was murdered nonetheless and Gently had no shortage of suspects. Stoll's tangled love life threw up several candidates including a lover, a mistress and an estranged son, while family jealousies, business rivalries and financial improprieties provided several more. Gently's job was to sift through the evidence and close in on the killer before he, or she, or they, vanished as completely as the invisible gas that suffocated Adrian Stoll.
This new edition of this coins and currency guide serves both experienced and entry-level collectors in your search for updated values and answers about U.S. coins and paper money. Written in a comfortable instructional tone, this book walks you through the evolution of U.S. money, spotting mint marks, and grading and handling coins; en-route to identifying and pricing all types of coins including State Quarters, new Nickels, gold coins, and paper money including treasury notes, silver certificates and demand notes, among others.
"In Indianapolis . . . racing is religion. The Speedway is our temple. That's the best way I can explain my worship for Indianapolis." --Mario Andretti, racing legendOfficially licensed in cooperation with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 100 Years of Racing tells the compelling story of the most renowned racing venue in the world, capturing moments, big and small, that mark the Speedway's first century and spotlight the people who made the speedway what it is today.
Three days that changed a generation Woodstock - Peace, Music & Memories tells a story of what Time magazine called "the greatest peaceful event in history." Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this generation-defining moment through the words and pictures of some of the 500,000 people who were at Max Yasgur's farm in 1969. Capturing the spirit of the times with its earthly look and mix of 350 color and black and white photos, Woodstock - Peace, Music & Memories features: Foreword by festival co-creator and promoter Artie Kornfeld Commentary by longtime peace activist and Woodstock insider Wavy Gravy Personal recollections and never-before-seen pictures by the people who were there Special section on Woodstock memorabilia with current values
This new edition of The Bottle bible is loaded with listings, current market values and trademark data for 50 years of bottles produced during the 19th and 20th centuries. With this book in hand, the tools to positively identify and accurately assess bottles in your collection are at your fingertips. Review tips for spotting reproductions, determining rarity and identifying factors that affect values and for 50 plus categories of bottles (with 20 new areas) including bottles from Avon, Ballantine, Jim Beam, Lionstone, Miniatures, and Violin and Banjo among others.
Get hooked on one of the oldest of all collecting hobbies with this go-to-guide of fishing lures. A great pick-up-to-peruse type of book, built for toting to shows and antique shops, this lure reference aids you in your effort to accurately identify, price and better understand the history behind vintage and modern lures from 31 manufactures, starting with the Big Six (Heddon, PawPaw, Creek Chub, Plueger, Shakespeare and South Bend).
This fun, affordable and fact-filled guide allows you to bask in the beauty of Barbie, while providing details to help you identify and assess the value of the dolls in your collection, or those you dream about owning. The perfect size to use at shops, garage sales, and during online auctions, this guide contains fashion sets and nearly 50 years of the most valuable and collectible Barbie dolls.
All John Deere collectibles, from a few rare items including tin dealer signs to the commonly collected coffee mugs are identified, priced and described in this full-color book. Of the thousands of listings in this great guide to "Green" featured items include modern dealer signs and displays, paper products/ephemera items, petroleum pieces, toys and models, and tools. Delve into the history and collectible-rich legacy of the Green tractors that draw devotion from farmers and non-farmers alike. All John Deere collectibles, from the most rare to the common are identified, priced and described in this book, to aid in your collecting endeavors and historical appreciation. Featured items include: Dealer signs and displays Paper products/ephemeral items Petroleum pieces Toys and models Tools
Make smart sense of today's dynamic world of collectible jewelry when you rely on the answers to key questions about vintage jewelry covered in this new full-color edition of the jewelry collector's classic must-have. Authoritative details, such as maker's marks, outlined in this guide help collectors and dealers identify, date and assess everything from brooches and pins and pendants, rings and lockets of the mid-1800s through the 1950s. This new color edition also includes coverage of Modernist jewelry; as well as an expanded section devoted to Mexican jewelry, a market where many pieces are selling for thousands of dollars each.
Chapter by colorful chapter of Coca-Cola calendars, serving trays, bottles, signs, vintage advertisements, toys, coolers, dispensers and countless other items representing the foremost name in soda pop collectibles await you, in this new edition of the superior Coca-Cola collectibles identification and values reference.
A precious commodity since ancient times, the powerful presence of perfume lies not in the fragrance alone, as you'll discover after spending just a few minutes with the beautiful new reference to the regal world of antique and vintage perfume bottles. Each of the bottles in this book (which includes commercial successes such as Avon and Coty, and high-end spectacles including Chanel No. 5 and Lalique) is represented in a stunning color photos, accompanies by recent auction and realized pricing, plus, production information to assist the accurate identification of these containers.
Antique Trader Furniture Price Guide examines all major styles of American and European furniture from the seventeenth century through the mid-twentieth century via a review of beds, benches, cradles, sofas, armories, and more, complete with furniture dating chart, price guide, and more than one thousand color photos.
Whether your collection features a hefty helping of grandmas worn, but cherished cookbooks from years past, or a few recipe-rich treasures of your own, this fact and photo-filled guide will feed any cookbook fascination. This reference, written by the owners of OldCookbooks.com serves up 1,500 American cookbooks and recipe booklets from the 20th century, complete with interesting details and historical notes about each, plus estimated values.
Die-hard collectors of pocket-sized racers, fans of nostalgia, youngsters and the young at heart will revel in the candy-colored brilliance and muscle-car-fashioned attitude features in this pioneer book devoted to the superior Spectraflame cars. From the Beatnik Bandit and Hot Heap to the Python and Custom Camaro, the whole gang of classic miniature cruisers is featured in this one-of-a-kind book of Mattel's mightiest cars. In addition, readers will discover valuable casting information, production data, values, and insight about the differences between U.S. and Hong-Kong-made models, in this stunning Spectraflame showcase.
This book provides a wide-range of Star Trek treasures you can appreciate whether you're a devoted Trekkie or a novice collector of this epic American science-fiction franchise. Then the pages of this spectacular guide, you'll discover more than 1,500 color photos including memorabilia direct from Paramount Studios warehouses. In addition, you'll enjoy chapters covering more than 40 years of Star Trek action figures, lunch boxes, games, pins, posters, uniforms, original scripts and countless other items, all with identifying details and current market values.
The Master Blaster is back in the Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Rifle! Ever feel like burning up some ammo? Well, so does Pat Sweeney! In the Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Rifle, America¹s favorite black rifle expert puts today's hottest tactical rifles through their paces. It's a fun and fact-filled exploration of high-volume shooting at its finest. From AKs to M14s, from AUGs to SCARS, Pat gives practical, real-world advice on tactical rifles from around the world. It's a great go-to book for shooters, collectors and hobbyists in fact, for anyone with an interest in tactical rifles and their uses. It pays to try before you buy! So let Pat Sweeney try them out for you in Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Rifle! About the Author Patrick Sweeney is a renowned competition shooter, master gunsmith, film consultant and certified Armorer Instructor for police departments nationwide. His best-selling titles include: The Gun Digest Book of the 1911 Vol. 1 & 2, The Gun Digest Book of the Glock Vol. 1 & 2, The Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Vol. 1, 2 & 3, Gunsmithing: Rifles, Gunsmithing: Pistols & Revolvers and 1911: The First 100 Years, among others.
The Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings is the definitive one-volume resource for collectors, gunsmiths and hobbyists, with hundreds of updated listings for modern and vintage handguns, rifles and shotguns. More than 1000 line drawings of disassembled guns are presented, with parts identified by number and a key to those numbers. This collection of "exploded guns" is the perfect aid to anyone looking to identify and order replacement parts, or take a gun apart for cleaning and simple repair, a must-have for gunsmiths, shooters and law enforcement officials. In addition to the detailed, easy-to-understand drawings of long guns and handguns of all types, this book features a resource section containing contact information for buying gun parts and supplies. The Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings is sure to become a must-have for gunsmiths, shooters and law enforcement officials.
Your one-stop guide to tactical shotguns: Selection. Modifications. Accessories. Tactical Shotgun is the essential guide to selecting and using a shotgun for defense. Whether your concern is self-defense, home defense or law enforcement, author Scott Wagner's advice will help you make informed decisions. Here he offers an experienced point of view on many makes and models of tactical shotguns, along with information on ammunition and the many accessories available. Find out: What is a "tactical" shotgun? Pump action, semi-auto or double? What's the best choice for home defense? Which features are valued by law enforcement? Wagner also reviews some fun specialty ammo (learn which exotic load promised quite a show, but ultimately fizzled), and performs some very revealing backyard ballistics testing.
Everything You Need to Know About the Most Famous Handgun in the World! To shooters, collectors, and historians, there's only one serious candidate for the title of the World's Greatest Pistol-the Model 1911. Now, just in time for its hundredth anniversary, comes The 1911-A Guide to the Greatest Pistol of All Time, a book destined to become a classic of firearms literature. Written by renowned 1911 authority Robert K. Campbell, The 1911-A Guide to the Greatest Pistol of All Time is the definitive shooter's guide to John M. Browning's most famous creation. From tips, tricks and techniques for getting the most out of your 1911 to real-world evaluations of more than 50 different models of the 1911, you'll find it in The 1911-A Guide to the Greatest Pistol of All Time.
NOW INCLUDES DERRINGERS! Illustrated step-by-step disassembly of more than 60 models, popular and obscure Hundreds of detailed photos Reassembly tips Nobody knows guns inside and out like J. B. Wood! In this indispensable volume, J. B. provides detailed instructions on how to disassemble and reassemble more than 60 revolvers and - in a first for this series - derringers. For the gunsmith, for do-it-yourselfer or the recreational shooter, it's a must-have volume.
With 100% new content and more than 400 gorgeous color photos, Warman's Watches Field Guide is the essential portable guide to one of the hottest collecting categories. This book covers more than 100 years of watches from more than 50 watch manufactures, including famous Swiss (Patek Phillipe, Cyma, Rolex, Omega, Breitling) and American (Bulova, Illinoins, Eligin, Hamilton) companies. Each listing from these companies, and others, features a detailed description and accurate pricing information, along with photos of near-mint versus the average watch, all of which will be aiding you in identifying and valuing their own collections.
The take-it-with-you collecting resource... Warman's Tools Field Guide At last, a guide you can really carry along to flea markets, antique stores, rummage sales, auctions & estate sales, containing hundreds of color photographs to make on-the-spot appraisals easy. 2,000 price listings covering planes, levels, saws, braces, drills, gauges, edged tools, and more 250 color photos Information on trends and values, and advice on building a collection New! Stanley Tools Chapter
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