There they are. Standing RIGHT there! That famous celebrity you’ve adored since childhood. Pen? Check. Item to be signed? Check. It’s go time. Few moments in the collectibles universe are as thrilling as meeting that celeb and landing an autograph on that beloved item. The hard evidence of a lifelong dream now sealed in time. […]
Thanks to our new upgrades and others arriving in the coming weeks, we’ll be able to show you exactly what you want to see when visiting the site. That means making it easier to find items such as Autographs and Customs, while in turn decluttering variants and subvariants. We have added a large number of […]
We’ve begun a massive project to add signed sports equipment to the database with a first wave consisting of close to 13,000 items. That includes autographed helmets from the NFL/NCAA, NASCAR and Major League Baseball. And more. The best part, the helmets feature price points via Pristine Auctions. That also means we’ll be adding thousands […]
Autographed Funko Pop! figures are all the rage these days. Just ask hobbyDB all-star Kelle, aka cerulian. Kelle recently took some time to share her amazing collection with us, as well as some tips and pointers when it comes to collecting autographed items. Over to you, Kelle! Hi, there! My name’s Kelle (hobbyDB member cerulian). […]
With tens of thousands of items to peruse on the hobbyDB database, we’re always looking for ways to make navigating your favorite brands and franchises easier. Among those collectibles is more than 4,200 autographed items. Searching hobbyDB for signed collectibles and other Subvariants had proved to be a bit cumbersome at times because it’s […]
When it comes to collecting autographed items, Kool Toys & Games was among the first sellers to make signed Funko collectibles “Kool.” Meet Dominick, owner of Kool Toys & Games and the latest to partner with hobbyDB to offer exclusive autographed memorabilia. Dominick initially began selling autographed Funko items in 2014, long before signed Pop! […]
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 […]
In the beginning, I started using a Polaroid camera. It worked out great. Sometimes, I would even ask the celebrity to sign the Polaroid photo. Here, for example, is the signature of Van Williams, the original Green Hornet, on a Polaroid photo – The only problem? It was expensive, over $1.00 a photo back then! […]
When it comes to adding autographed items to hobbyDB, you, the hDB faithful, were strongly in favor. We started by adding easy ones. For example signed Funko items with their own series, stickers and quantities from trusted distributors and partners such as 7 Bucks A Pop and ToyZilla as these are effectively products in their […]
The condition of a collectible is one of the most hotly debated and important factors in determining its value. What constitutes “mint” versus “near mint” and everything below is a matter of opinion, but your opinion might be vastly influenced by whether you are buying or selling. What one person considers “mint” may have many […]
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