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.

Tips for vinyl collectors

Vinyls are quite popular these days, having made a come-back in recent years. Move over coins and stamps, vinyl collecting is the new kid in town! There are many great places you can find quality vinyl records at great prices. This blog post is here to lend some help and useful tips for new vinyl […]

Antique and vintage cutlery

antique cutlery

Are you about to throw away those forks and spoons that somehow came to you from a grandmother? I am all in favour of decluttering, but don’t consign your old cutlery to a (hopefully, recycling) dust bin just yet! At least not until after you’ve given the whole thing some further consideration. First, examine those […]

How to identify rare stamps

A stamp is a small, adhesive little piece of paper. Yet, for some, they are a passion and a source of wealth. The most expensive stamp in the world was sold for $9.5 million. So, if you are hoping to identify a rare stamp in your collection, read on. 1. Use stamp collecting books Stamp […]

How to collect wrist watches

collectible wrist warches

Whether you already possess a few wrist watches or have decided to start a collection from scratch, there are same rules of wrist-watch collecting.

Collecting celebrity memorabilia

celebrity memorabilia

Most of us are to some degree fascinated by celebrities and items used by or associated with celebrities are widely collected.

Collecting glass paperweights

glass paperweights

The key to developing a good collection is knowledge, patience, and – above all – the delight it brings you.

Militaria: 6 books on warfare

ancient Greek battle

A brief overview of six books that are widely considered as major works on military strategy and operations.