For years I have been studying any research related to Collectibles I can get my hands on, starting from the Dutch tulip craze / crash from the mid-1600 century… At the height of that boom you could either buy the (admittingly lovely) Semper August tulip or “one of the grandest homes on the most fashionable […]
Hummel figurines first got their start in the early 1930s as postcards in Germany and Switzerland featuring the artwork of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel. The art depicting children in pastoral settings soon caught the eye of Franz Geobel, who partnered with Sister Hummel to create the fabled figures. After debuting at the Leipzig Trade Fair, […]
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