Fine Collectibles

  • How to Add Flavor to Cigars
    Many people like to relax with a good cigar Cigar smokers often enjoy trying a variety of brands and flavors of cigars even when they have a favorite already. Flavored cigars ...
  • How to Adjust the Wick in a Zippo Lighter
    Zippo lighters have many styles and designs Every Zippo has a number stamped on the bottom, which collectors find useful. Zippo has been in business for over 75 years. A ...
  • What Are American Coins Made Out Of?
    Throughout the history of the US., coins have been made out of a wide variety of different metals. Initially, coins had to be made out of precious metals that were roughly ...
  • What American Coins are Really Worth Collecting?
    If you're a budding coin collector and want to collect American coins, US. Coin Values Advisor recommends "bullish" coins. Among numismatics, also known as currency ...
  • Which American Coins Are Worth Money?
    Coin collecting is often a hobby that people start when they are children, but coins can be valuable collectibles There are a number of rare coins from the United States that ...
  • How to Appraise a Coin Collection
    Coin collecting is a very popular hobby There are thousands of coin dealers, at least a half a dozen numismatic TV shows, and several mints producing a wide variety of items. ...
  • How to Appraise Stamps
    Stamps are among the most popular collectibles, and many collectors devote an incredible amount of time and money to their hobby It’s a good idea to have your stamps ...
  • How to Appreciate Cigars
    Cigar smoking is a fun but initially baffling pastime Most people would be able to smoke a cigarette without instruction, but cigars are entirely different. Cigar smoking is ...
  • Auto Exhaust Pipe Welding Guide
    If you have access to a welder, then welding on your own exhaust systems can save you a lot of money in the long run Although in general auto exhaust pipe welding is no ...
  • How to Become a Certified Coin Grader
    Coin collecting is a well-loved hobby for some and a lucrative enterprise for others If you decide to go from being a casual collector to a professional numismatist, you'll ...
  • How to Become a Coin Dealer
    Coin collecting can be both personally and financially rewarding If you are considering turning your numismatic hobby into a business, you may be farther along that path ...
  • How to Become a Gold Dealer or Distributor
    It seems that everyone these days wants a piece of the action in gold Gold is at near-record highs, and the buying and selling of it has made people wealthy for years. Being ...
  • Is it Better to Clean Sterling Silver to Sell It?
    Sterling silver tarnishes over time Tarnish is a blackish layer that develops when silver comes into contact with naturally occurring sulfur compounds in the air. Many people ...
  • How to Bleach Deer Skulls
    When you get back from hunting, show off your prize multipoint buck by hanging the cleaned skull and antlers Give the skull a bleaching to brighten it before it goes on ...
  • What Does Burnished Mean When Buying a Coin?
    A burnished metallic object has the characteristic of being smooth and bright This effect is created by rubbing or polishing. Coins with this characteristic will have a ...
  • Butane Lighter Tricks
    Butane lighters can be used for a variety of tricks, some dangerous, some not Many people are familiar with "throwing a fireball" by filling up your hand with gas and then ...
  • How to Buy American Eagle Gold Coins
    American Eagle Gold Coins are a great way to invest in gold Your investment will increase from the rise in gold and the rarity of the coin. Many gold coins are worth twice ...
  • How to Buy the Best Cigar Humidors
    A true cigar aficionado knows that as a cigar matures, it's flavor improves Humidors provide the perfect environment for this aging process. A good quality humidor not only ...
  • How to Buy Gold Bullion Coins Directly From the U.S. Mint
    The US. Mint sells several different gold bullion coins---coins made of pure gold specifically to be used as an investment in gold---each of which you can buy directly from ...
  • How to Buy Gold Coins
    Gold Coins have been a favorite collectible for centuries They contain one of the most precious elements on Earth and are beautiful to behold. Gold coins also convey history ...
  • How to Buy Gold Coins from the Government
    Collectors interested in purchasing gold coins from the government can buy them from the US. Mint, the American agency charged with striking coins for circulation in the ...
  • How to Buy Gold Coins From the US Treasury
    Assuming you have the funds, buying gold coins from the US. Treasury is quite straightforward, although strictly speaking you will be buying them from the U.S. Mint, which ...
  • How to buy Junk Silver From Banks
    "Junk" silver is anything but The term refers to coins that contain silver, and are collectible only because of their precious metal content. United States half ...
  • How to Buy Old Silver Coins
    Gold's little cousin, silver, is a metal for all purposes, such as industry, jewelry and currency As a precious metal, silver is also an inflation hedge, making it a wise ...
  • How to Buy and Sell Coins In Today's Market
    Coin collecting has become one of the most popular hobbies in America The success of the State Quarter program (1999 to 2008), Presidential Dollar coins and the First Spouse ...
  • How to Buy Gold & Silver Coins From the U.S. Mint
    Silver and gold coins are always popular hedges against inflation, and the US. Mint offers an easy way to acquire them. Coin collectors find buying from the U.S. Mint to be a ...
  • How to Buy Silver Online
    Buying silver online is not difficult Investing in silver is growing in popularity. Now there are easy ways to buy silver on the internet. Here's how to buy or invest in ...
  • How to Calculate the Value of Silver Coins
    That old coin you found in your grandfather's dresser drawer could be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars Most coins struck by the U.S. Mint before 1965 were 90 ...
  • How to Calculate the Value of a U.S. Federal Reserve Note
    US. Federal Reserve Notes are the primary paper currency of the United States, and are generally worth their face value as money within the country. They can also be ...
  • Can You Tell the Difference Between a Silver Proof Coin & a Clad Proof Coin?
    The US. Mint issues proof coins on an annual basis, but these coins are available in different varieties. A silver proof coin is worth considerably more than a clad proof ...