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Signed, Sealed, Collected – Autographs are Coming to hobbyDB

Signed, Sealed, Collected – Autographs are Coming to hobbyDB

When is a baseball not just a baseball? Definitely when it is signed by Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe!  This is only known signed item by this married couple!  It was sold in 2006 by Heritage Auctions for $191,000 and then again this summer by the same auction house for #384,000…  Overall autographs have become […]

Always wanted to know more about these mysterious Hong Kong plastic models

Always wanted to know more about these mysterious Hong Kong plastic models

Musings by Joschik

I owned two of these roughly HO-Scale trucks as a child (they transported my Airfix figures) and always wanted more about them  – They only said “E” and “Made in Hong Kong” under them.  I had not thought much about them until recently our Squad Coordinator Isaac came for a visit and as a first […]

Hot Topic, Hard Rock Café and More Unique Barcodes Added to hobbyDB App

Hot Topic, Hard Rock Café and More Unique Barcodes Added to hobbyDB App

If you are frequently on the road or just want to have a faster way to find items on hobbyDB we have some exciting news. Known for its UPC-scanning technology, the App makes an ideal tool for performing quick in-store research. It also comes in handy for easy access to collection management features. We’ve now […]

The New & Improved Estimated Values for Hard Rock Cafe Glasses, Pins, Magnets et al

The New & Improved Estimated Values for Hard Rock Cafe Glasses, Pins, Magnets et al

When the Hard Rock Cafe reached out to us if we could take over the management of their Pin Catalog we were excited. The catalog had good data and a great team (the Pin Masters).  It also had the equivalent to our Estimated Value but it was all based on self-reported prices, sometimes what a […]

Simplifying the Model Car Types

Simplifying the Model Car Types

Documenting Collectibles is anything but easy and it takes a while to get it right.  We now have more than 180,000 different entries for Model Cars, Model Racing Cars, Model Trucks, Model Buses and Model Military Tanks & Armored Vehicles (here now in short just Model Vehicles).  In the beginning, we had the notion of […]