How to Identify Vintage Purses?

Answer When a handbag collector buys vintage purses, she wants a valuable accessory from the past, not a fabulous fake. While each season unscrupulous purse vendors create replica handbags for consumers o... Read More »

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How to Identify Vintage Levis?

Levi's are a popular brand of jeans created by Levi Strauss and his partner, Jacob Davis, in the early 1870s. Originally worn by miners, the blue jeans quickly became a popular fashion item through... Read More »

How to Identify Vintage Beads?

Vintage beads are a collector's item and can also be reused in beaded jewelery projects. Identifying vintage beads from modern beads is a useful skill, especially where the cost difference matters ... Read More »

How do I identify a vintage barbie?

Facial FeaturesExamine the facial features. Vintage Barbies have features that are different from modern Barbie dolls--those made after 1972. The first Barbie doll, produced in 1959, had white iris... Read More »

How to Identify Vintage I.H. Harrison Tools?

I.H. Harrison's "tool-holder" patent was filed in South Australia on Jan 23, 1899. A genuine first production (1903-04) of this impressively unique and rare tool has an estimated worth of more than... Read More »