Mandela coins – an investment fueled by a legacy

Explore what makes R5 Mandela coins worth far more than their five rand face value and where you can buy and sell these for the highest cash prices today.

The collectors’ corner

There is something deeply rewarding about finding a real treasure; an item that holds both history and value. An heirloom that you can not only own, but also pass down to family and friends. Antiques and collectibles can make a wonderful hobby, and their rarity makes each find so much more exciting.

Sharing the (pre-)love: top tips for selling secondhand items

If you’ve been doing some decluttering during the lockdown, you could be sitting on a small goldmine – the things you no longer want could be exactly what someone else is looking for. As one of SA’s favourite places to buy and sell preloved items, bidorbuy can help you turn your clutter into cash. There’s […]

How to collect books

You do not have to be rich to build a good book collection, but you must constantly expand your knowledge and expertise.

Created to be collected

bidorbuy is the best place to find die cast models, collectable toys, movie posters, metal signs, and other manufactured collectables.

The fotoverhaal phenomenon

Fotoverhaal is a graphic novel with photographs, and bidorbuy is one of best places to find some of the surviving gems.

African traditional beadwork

African beadwork

Vintage and contemporary African beadwork is sought after-worldwide

The beauty of the globe

world globes

World globes, also known as terrestrial gloves, are attractive even to non-collectors, because they add style to any room.

Collecting vintage brooches

Brooches are beautiful pieces of jewellery very often overlooked. They come in many shapes and sizes and can easily transform a dull outfit into an interesting one. You will find that brooches span across a broad spectrum when it comes to value. By this, I mean that some brooches are valued at very little or […]

Collecting rocks, crystals and minerals

collecting crystals

Find great specimens of minerals, crystals, rocks and tumbled stones for your collection on bidorbuy.