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Collectibles: Now Let Your Hobby Earn You A Fortune

by Daniel Wright

You've probably heard the saying "One man's junk is another man's treasure." This definitely applies to the business of collector's items. Owning collectibles is a great way to commemorate past events and time periods from your life. Collectibles are also a lucrative business for people who are in the know.

People collect many different types of things. Some people collect books or magazines, while others may collect posters or post cards, or even tea cups and figurines. Some of these items will increase in value over time, while other simply don't hold their value. Comic books are quite popular collectibles, especially if they are in mint condition. Anything can be sold to a collector if you can only find them.

Collectibles can be found at a variety of different locations. People who buy collectibles tend to frequent specialty stores for items such as comic book collectibles and sports memorabilia. Junk stores, such as thrift stores run by charities that are supported by donations, as well as estate sales often have surprising finds. Many collectors also frequently visit online and offline auctions.

There are lots of different types of sports collectibles to choose from. Over the past several decades there have been a huge number of outstanding and popular athletes. Sports fans really enjoy products that relate to their favorite team or a favorite player. Autographed items are especially prized and can be quite valuable. Sports are a very popular hobby for so many people which creates a large and lucrative market for sports memorabilia.

Over the years, Coca-Cola items have become very popular collectibles. These items include glasses, old Coke bottles, figurines, ornaments, tins and posters. They often have a desirable 'retro' look to them. Early Coca-Cola items often showed women in striking outfits drinking their products. The more recent items feature the well-known Coca-Cola polar bear logo.

There is truth to the old adage that one person's junk is another's treasure. This has lead to an active market for old object that celebrate or are associated with a particular time period or historic event. Everyone has some special item they keep an eye out for. What is yours?

You've probably heard the saying "One man's junk is another man's treasure." This definitely applies to the business of collector's items. Owning collectibles is a great way to commemorate past events and time periods from your life. It is also a lucrative business for people who are in the know. Some people collect books or magazines. Some people collect posters or postcards. Some people collect teacups or figurines. The coca-cola collector's items are very popular. The early coca cola memorabilia often had a woman wearing beautiful clothing of the time, drinking a soda. Sometimes these items increase in value while sometimes they do not.

Published October 28th, 2007

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