Collecting Disneyana and the Magic of the Mouse with The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles With the prices of Disneyana reaching into the thousands, this new Official Guide to Disney Collectibles gives collectors a powerful new tool for collecting.
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Mickey Mouse and friends provide priceless memories for children of all generations; however with prices reaching into the thousands, they are also some of the most sought after collectors items in the world. The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles ($27.95 / ISBN 0-375-72199-0 / On Sale 9/13/2005), an easily accessible pictorial price guide, is a must-have reference for any Disneyana enthusiast, fan and memorabilia collector and covers the magical world of Disney from A (Aladdin) to Z (Zorro).
The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles documents, dates and evaluates over 28,000 Disney collectibles in more than 125 sections. Every listing includes a full color photograph and current values. The guide itemizes the memorabilia according to specific character, movie/TV program title, in-house studio program material, genre or themepark, it is a plethora of information, figures and photos. With three price categories (Good, Fine, Near Mint) anyone is sure to find the correct monetary value for their favorite Disney collectible.
Ted Hake, author of The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles, and one of America’s foremost experts on the collectibles industry, suggests that a good rule of thumb for collecting is, “What a 12 year old plays with today will be a collectible in two decades.” He also suggests that people look for merchandise from the 1930s era or animation cels from The Art Corner which sold for $1 to $2 when Disney World first opened and are now worth $100 to $500.
As this year marks the 50th anniversary of DisneyLand, the focus on Disneyana and all Disney merchandise is even stronger. With The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles, you will be able to know past products, judge those about to be released and be sure that you always get the best price for your Disney collectible.
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About the Author
Ted Hake founded Hake’s Americana & Collectibles, the first auction house to specialize in 20th century popular culture. He has written sixteen reference/price guides on a variety of subjects. Hake is a frequent guest on radio, was an appraiser on the first two seasons of the PBS hit “The Antiques Roadshow” and is featured on The History Channel’s program “History of Toys.”
The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles
By Ted Hake
Random House Reference
On Sale: September 13, 2005