Posts Tagged ‘Collectibles’

Do most model airplane kit collectors buy the kits to assemble them or just to keep the kits as collectibles?

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Question by Christmas Fan: Do most model airplane kit collectors buy the kits to assemble them or just to keep the kits as collectibles?
I am referring to the old kits from the 1960s, 70s and 80s (Airfix, Frog, Monogram, Revell, MPC, etc.).

Best answer:

Answer by Sophie B
Most people buy them to build them initially, but soon end up with way more than they can ever build in this lifetime….

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Vintage Toys Collectibles TV Cowboy Memorabilia Trains – Fast Lane Classic Cars

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

I thought I would give you a more in depth look at the interesting collection of items they have at Fast Lane Classic Cars. They have a huge selection of vintage toys, television cowboy memorabilia, collectibles, autographs, and more. This is only a portion of what is available. They also have another room upstairs filled with items and a gift shop as well. I hope you find this interesting, thanks for watching!
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Are Lionel model trains from the 1950’s worth very much as collectibles?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Question by tkp9999: Are Lionel model trains from the 1950’s worth very much as collectibles?

Best answer:

Answer by _lllll_
not as much as the pre-war models.

What do you think? Answer below!

Let the Holidays Begin With Christmas Train Sets And Other Collectibles

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

There is something about electric train sets that signify the holiday season for many.  Perhaps it is the glorious window displays of old, when department stores would dress up their storefront windows for for the holidays, often including a snowy landscape through which an electric train would run.  Today, anyone can have a beautiful Christmas train set for use throughout the holiday season.  These Christmas train sets are so lovely, you will want to set yours up after Thanksgiving is done, and leave it up until New Year’s Day, for your own enjoyment and the delight of guests who come to visit your home.

It can be rather complicated to try to build a Christmas train set on your own; however, it is easy to get a complete set that is ready to run when you shop for Christmas train sets online.  You can find trains sets that also feature your favorite National Football League team, or more traditional holiday color themes. There are holiday train sets that also light up, as is the case with the “Budweiser Holiday Express” set. This train set is painted in beautiful bright red, with the Budweiser Clydesdales on the side of one car. This is an HO-scale set and comes with a track that is thirty-eight inches by fifty-six inches long.

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If you like Rudolph, then you will love the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer train collection.  This bright red train with green trim on the wheels and artwork comes with holiday trimmings, lights and other characters from the popular Rudolph holiday cartoon.

You will no doubt want to set your new holiday train in an appropriate Christmas village.  There are many available, and they include an NFL illuminated village, a Farmall red tractor illuminated holiday village, a Rudolph village, even a Star Wars Galactic and Nightmare Before Christmas village and more.

You can also decorate your home with an object that fascinates one and all, namely Christmas snowglobes.  When you pick up the globe and turn it upside down, then place it right-side up again, the globe appears to be snowing inside.  Disney offers a lovely musical snow globe that also lights up and has the trademark swirling snow.  Designer Thomas Kinkade also has available a variety of holiday-themed snow globes that feature Victorian homes and other cheery winter scenes.

All of these Christmas decorating products can be found when you visit fine collectibles websites.

In this article Wayne Hemrick writes about christmas train sets

Article from articlesbase.com

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