Don’t Discard Vintage Levi’s and Old Denim

Patches and drawings on vintage denim jackets can be of interest to collectors. Photo credit: Jimmy Garcia/EJ’s Auction & Appraisal. If you’re like most people, you may have some old […]

Don’t Discard Old License Plates

This 1936 Arizona Maricopa County license plate sold at auction for $85. Photo credit: Jimmy Garcia/EJ’s Auction & Appraisal. Recently, I saw a story about digital license plates, which are […]

Old Books Can Be Worth More Than a Good Read

Big Little Books were popular children’s books in the mid-20thCentury.Photo credit: Jimmy Garcia/EJ’s Auction & Appraisal. Recently, we auctioned a large collection of Big Little Books, which were popular children’s […]

2023 Collecting Trends: Some May Surprise You

2023 Collecting Trends

This Coca-Cola double-sided porcelain sign, circa 1950’s, sold at auction for $400. When it comes to trends in the secondary market, there are so many factors that influence consumer behavior. […]

Jump in Demand for Air Jordan Sneakers

Do you remember the debut of the first pair of Nike Air Jordan Sneakers in 1985? Nike teamed up with Michael Jordan who was named Rookie of the Year the […]

A Market for Movie Posters

movie poster

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but how many times have you judged a movie by its poster? A mix of photos, illustrations, and text, movie […]

Squash Blossoms Hold High Value at Auction

Squash Blossom Necklace

We’ve sold a dozen squash blossom necklaces in the past six months. They’ve sold for a range of prices from $40 to $1,900, with a majority of the recent squash […]

That Penny’s Worth How Much?

1909 Penny

What is the lowest value coin you would be willing to pick up if you saw it lying on the sidewalk or in a parking lot? A quarter, a dime, […]