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From the Cool to the Quirky, Collectible Collaborations from Lancôme to Lego

From the Cool to the Quirky, Collectible Collaborations from Lancôme to Lego

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What’s better than our favorite collectible brands? How about when our favorite collectible brands partner up for some mind-blowing collaborations? Here is taking a look at a handful of cool and quirky collabs from the likes of Hot Wheels, Hasbro and Barbie, as well as Aquafresh, Heinz and more. What are some other collectible franchise […]

Our Plan to Reach 100 Billion Collectibles and How You Can Help

Our Plan to Reach 100 Billion Collectibles and How You Can Help

When we started hobbyDB 10 years ago, we had a vision to document every collectible ever made. We set a lofty target, and we knew we wanted to do it right by documenting items in the exact way each collector base wanted to see them. It was a bit of a slow start, but I’m […]

7 Must-Do’s to Make a Brand Collectible & Keep It That Way

7 Must-Do’s to Make a Brand Collectible & Keep It That Way

Beginning as far back as the Roman Emperor Octavian (collector of coins, many with his own face on them), history shows that there have always been collectors. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor spent $3 million in today’s money for his grail, a seashell. Sir Walter Rothschild collected 800,000 specimens and employed spotters on different continents […]

The People I Work With…

The People I Work With…

Joschik

Saw this today on Facebook  –     and yes, that was hobbyDB… and yes, we hired him!  It made me reflect on the amazing, gregarious, dedicated and fun team I have been working with – regardless of whether they were interns or my co-founder Alex.  Same for our Squad Members, many (too many to […]

Hearing from a friend after a very long time

Hearing from a friend after a very long time

Joschik

I checked in with a friend that I had not seen or heard from for a long time and I got this…   Ha ha, no photo of the wife (new wife) or maybe possible children, nothing about the career or the latest in politics.  2 photos and it seems he is happy (and I […]