Archives June 2015 • Antique Advertising

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10 Things You Need To Know About Antique Markets

1: The market is dynamic -Like all markets and industries, the antique market is always changing in terms of what is being collected, prices and how pieces are being sold. Although it can be tough to get a handle on prices and trends its important to check prices at recent auctions and visit advertising shows such as Madison Bouckville and the Indianapolis Ad Show to listen to dealers and get a fe... Read more »

Roly Poly Tin History and Guide

Roly Poly Tins (The Little Round People) One of the most novel and among the most collectable of all tobacco tins is a series of six little people known to collectors and “Roly Polys”. Each of these little characters is 7 inches tall, by 6 inches in diameter at the widest point. Each is multicolored and carefully lithographed. They were manufactured by combining 3 pieces of metal, two of which wer... Read more »