Diamonds in the Rough (or “Popularity Pays”)

Welcome back to Hammer Drops, where we here at Back to the Past share our hard-earned collectibles evaluation knowledge with you, complete with easy-to-grok examples! Today, we’re looking at three lots from our Wednesday September 23rd “Comic Books, Toys, and Collectible Media” session and what they tell you about key issues. Amazing Spider-Man #341, 1st…

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Me Fail English? That Unpossible! (or “Finding The Right Keywords”)

Welcome back to Hammer Drops, where we share the tips and tricks we’ve learned in 30 years of selling collectibles with you, our adoring audience! This week, we’re looking at the importance of finding the right keywords when trying to sell or appraise items online. Stock photo of a Vintage Hot Wheels Corvette, source below.…

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Ship Happens (or “Why You Should Keep Your Boxes”)

Welcome back to Hammer Drops, where we look at realized prices from collectibles auctions to figure out where the sweet spot between “Collectible” and “Investment” is! Today we’re looking to our Summer Collectibles Blockbuster and what it tells us about the importance of proper packaging. Fell Beast with Witch King statue by Weta & Sideshow…

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