Fine Collectibles

  • How to Repair Colibri Lighters
    The Colibri company produces watches, money clips and other accessories, but may be best known for its lighters Featuring specialized lighters, such as those designed ...
  • How to Identify Silver Vs. Silver Plate
    It is necessary to tell the difference between silver and silver plate if you are collecting silver antiques or coins Identifying silver vs. silver plate is not always easy, ...
  • How to Date Rogers Silver
    Rogers Bros silverware dates to the early 1800s when it was founded by William, Asa and Simeon Rogers. By the mid-1800s, Rogers Bros. silverware became popular as it ...
  • How to Value Morgan Silver Dollars
    The Morgan silver dollar was in general circulation from 1878 to 1921 George T. Morgan designed the coin, which featured a profile of Lady Liberty on the obverse and an eagle ...
  • How to Find Silver Coins in Circulation
    It is possible to find silver US coins in circulation You rarely find them in your change anymore, but they are out there and you can get them at face value. Here's how to ...
  • How to Store Rolling Tobacco
    Knowing how to properly store tobacco is essential for an avid smoker who likes to roll his own cigarettes or smoke from a pipe If stored improperly, tobacco will go stale, ...
  • What Years of US Coins Are Worth Saving?
    Many US. coins that were one time in circulation are worth more than their face value. Always save U.S. coins that are more than a century old, and learn which younger coins ...
  • How to Clean a Glass Smoking Pipe
    Having trouble cleaning out your glass smoking pipe? Glass smoking pipes get very dirty after time Here are some tips on how you can clean out your glass smoking pipe.
  • The Difference Between 925 & 950 Silver
    Silver is one of the most versatile metals on the planet It is highly conductive, which makes it usefully in electronics and in wiring. It also has antibacterial properties ...
  • How Much Is a Dollar Silver Certificate Worth?
    Amid the $1 bills in your wallet, you may come across a bill with the heading "Silver Certificate" Between 1878 and 1965 the United States government issued these ...
  • How to Smoke Shisha Without Coals
    Smoking shisha with a hookah is a popular and social way to smoke tobacco Shisha is tobacco that is marinated in molasses, honey, sugars, glycerin and other ingredients to ...
  • How to Win at Marble Solitaire
    Marble solitaire has many variations, but the English version features 32 marbles on a board with 33 holes arranged in the shape of a plus sign More of a puzzle than a game, ...
  • Value of Old Chinese Coins
    Antique Chinese coins are a popular collector's item, but real ones can be tricky to find Forgeries and misidentified coins are common sights on the market. Often, sellers ...
  • How Much Are Old Stamps Worth?
    Old stamps are pieces of history, with many bearing the images of celebrated personalities, commemorating great events of the past and offering tributes to culture and ...
  • List of Silver Hallmarks
    Silver hallmarks are small markings stamped onto silverware to certify that a piece is sterling silver, or 925 percent silver. The marks also indicate where the object was ...
  • How Much Is a 1976 Liberty Silver Dollar Worth?
    The 1976 Liberty silver dollar was minted to celebrate America's bicentennial year The coin still featured Eisenhower on the obverse side of the coin--like other silver ...
  • List of Values of Silver Certificates
    In response to the nation’s silver-mining interests, the US. government began printing silver certificate bank notes in 1878 in addition to the gold certificate notes ...
  • How to Make Ink From Alugbati
    Alugbati, known in the US. as Malabar spinach, is commonly grown for its soft, spinach-like leaves and shoots. Alugbati is of African and East Asian origin. The juice of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Find the Value of Coins Online for Free
    Coin collectors have been around since the first coins were minted Coins are easy to find, fun to display and don't take up much space. They come in all shapes, sizes and ...
  • How to Price Old Coins
    People often find old coins hidden in their possessions or among items previously owned by a relative who passed away The first question asked is, "Is this coin worth ...
  • How to Identify Old Sterling Silver Marks
    To novice collectors, the world of antique sterling silver may seem to have a language of its own If a piece is genuine sterling, it will be marked with a series of letters, ...
  • How to Find the Value of Silver Liberty Coins
    The content of US. coinage varies considerably. Early coins contain a considerable amount of silver and other valuable metals, but during the 20th century the U.S. moved away ...
  • How to Fix a Zippo Lighter
    A Zippo lighter has 17 parts that can break, come unhinged, work loose, or otherwise render the lighter inoperable You can repair some problems with simple tools; others, ...
  • The Value of Silver Plate Silverware
    Silver-plated items are usually worth less than those made of sterling silver Sterling silver is 92.5 percent pure silver, whereas silver-plated items have a thin layer of ...
  • How to Find the Value of Old Coins
    Precious metal prices are up and many people need extra money, so now might be a good time to find the value of old coins Here are some ways you can find this information.
  • Why Don't You Inhale Cigars?
    Cigars have been a popular method of smoking tobacco for hundreds of years Unlike cigarettes, cigars are made using only tobacco leaves. And unlike cigarette and shisha ...
  • How to Check the Value of Old Coins
    Coins can be worth more than their face value if they are collector or older coins In order to sell them and make a profit, you must first determine their current worth. ...
  • How to Determine the Real Value of Old Silver Dollars
    The US. Mint began striking silver dollars in 1794, and the designs have changed many times over the years. Silver was once the primary metal used to manufacture dollar ...
  • What Are Two Dollar Bills Worth?
    Two-dollar bills have been issued by the United States in one form or another since 1862 and still exist as Federal Reserve Notes, though they are not commonly circulated As ...