Shipping Vintage – How to Safely Pack Glass

I sell a lot of vintage glass on eBay and frequently hear horror stories from people who receive broken glass items in the mail that were improperly packed. So I thought I’d share my tips on packing glass for shipping. Preparation is the key when packing glass. You will need the following items: A strong, […]

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Why I Collect?

This is a hard question to answer. I think I’ve always been a collector of sorts. As a kid, I had my share of Barbies and Liddle Kiddles. When I was a teenager, I collected Archie comic books. My favorite was Betty but I read them all. In high school I collected vinyl records, but […]

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Collecting Jadeite Fire King

It all started with a Jane Ray cereal bowl back in 1988. I was at a friend’s garage sale when I spotted the bowl sitting on a table. I recognized the color from watching old Martha Stewart videos where she talked about her extensive collection of Fire King. So, I bought the bowl, and a […]

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