- Raycrafts' Americana - Antiques & Collectibles Video
Summary: Follow the Raycrafts' pursuit of rare antiques and collectibles. The Raycrafts have sold more than a quarter of a million books on subjects ranging from country antiques to sports memorabilia. Each episode focuses on popular Americana... topics include everything from autograph baseballs, toys, vintage advertising, stoneware and the dealers who are selling them..
VICTORY AND FLAG PINS. Patriotic jewelry is hot. Values of these pieces are on the rise... if you know what to look for.
TEAL TUMBLERS = $50 EACH Depression glass has always been a good investment. Find out why suttle differences add up to huge profits... if you know the difference.
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED. Vintage iron eagles and other cast iron sculptures have sky rocketed in price. How do you tell a $5000 collectible from a fake?
PICK A CARD. This deck of cards was made in England in the 1700's. The ace of spades had to be bought separately from the government... did you know jokers were an American invention?
This podcast is the premiere source for information on what to look for, how to make sure it's real, and up-to-date values for a wide range of collectibles that are still available at markets, antique shows, garage sales, estate auctions, and Internet auctions. Covering a little bit of everything including information on Depression glass, cookie jars, Boy Scouts memorabilia, advertising, pennants, Marx and Schoenhut toys, golf clubs, fishing lures, windmill weights, jewelry, postcards, and more. This podcast is part history lesson and part price guide, featuring professional dealers who share their insights and secrets on collecting a wide variety of Americana. The Raycrafts have sold more than a quarter of a million books on subjects ranging from country antiques to sports memorabilia. Eighteen years ago, they started an antique market in Bloomington, Illinois, that is held each May through October and has been dubbed one of the nation's best. Dealers and customers from all over the Midwest gather in anticipation of finding rare antiques and collectibles. The Raycrafts bring years of antiques and collectibles experience to the pages of this handy, must-have collector's resource.