Building a collection of any kind takes time and money, and depending exactly on what’s being collected, the expenses can quickly rise up into six or even seven figures. These are the collections that are put together by people that want the best of the best, and have the money and resources to do it without going bankrupt.
While rare baseball cards and signed football jerseys of the legends can often fetch thousands of dollars at auction, some of the most highly valued and fascinating collectibles ever to grace the auction houses are music memorabilia. While sports stars are most certainly revered in modern culture, music has the ability to transcend nationality, gender, and status in order to bring people from all over the world together. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that these items are the most expensive music memorabilia ever.
Collectible Vinyls Worth A Pretty Penny
Vinyls have made a big comeback and music lovers are on the lookout for vinyls that they can listen to on their analogue system. There are vinyls out there worth thousands of dollars and these collectible items are sought after and each has a story of its own to tell. (more…)
Absinthe Spoons Become Desired Collectibles
When absinthe was banned in the early 20th century, the paraphernalia associated with what was one of the most popular alcoholic beverages almost disappeared. Absinthiana such as spoons, water fountains, glasses, and posters became the domain of a dedicated few collectors, but the drink’s re-emergence in the early 2000s changed everything. (more…)
The Antiques Roadshow
The fans of the classic TV show The Antiques Road Show will be happy to learn the US version of the show will be returning to screens in June this year. Quite a few amateur Antique collectors started their love of antiquing from this show, either the British original or the US version. (more…)
Most Expensive Antiques Ever Sold
The price of some antiques simply boggle the mind, with amounts being commanded that are not just amazing, they are truly beyond belief. It is, of course, every antique hunters dream to come upon such an item, and add it to their own collection. But the items on this list are probably not going to pop up at a local yard sale and certainly won’t be available as readily as online betting offers. These are some of the rarest, and most sought after items in the world, demonstrating not just jaw dropping craftsmanship, but also connected to important historical figures. (more…)