Picker's Pocket Guide - Toys

Picker's Pocket Guide - Toys

How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro

Eric Bradley


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Welcome to Toyland!

Whether it's a rare three-wheeled motorcycle that sold for $23,000 or an unopened LEGO set of the Millennium Falcon that can go for as much as $4,500, toy-box treasures are out there waiting to be found. Discover for yourself what veteran collectors know with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking toys, the No. 1 collecting category. Learn what seasoned collectors look for and what they value in this easy-to-follow and indispensable pocket guide.

You'll uncover:

   • The best toys to hunt for, including action figures, LEGO sets, model trains, space toys, teddy bears, tin toys, vehicles, oddities, and more
   • Practical strategies from top buyers and sellers
   • Where to find hidden treasures
   • How to flip toys for profit and fun
   • Common fakes and reproductions
Whether for pleasure or profit, the Picker's Pocket Guide is a real find.


Eric Bradley:
Eric Bradley is public relations associate at Heritage Auctions, Inc., ha.com, the world's third largest auction house and the world's largest collectibles auctioneer, and is editor of the Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, America's No. 1 selling reference book on collectibles, and author of Mantiques: A Manly Guide to Cool Stuff. He is the former editor of Antique Trader magazine and is an award-winning investigative journalist with a degree in economics. Bradley's work has received press from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He also served as a featured guest speaker on investing with antiques at MoneyShow in San Francisco and on AdvisorOne.com.