Miller's Collectibles Handbook 2014-2015 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full color, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers information on what those in the know look for - how to recognize that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece, or why now is the moment to buy Roseville pottery. Meanwhile, in-depth closer look features explain what to look for when appraising everything from 20th century glass to costume jewelry.
Judith Miller and Mark Hill compile the guide that no dealer, collector, or auctioneer should be without. Every image is changed for every new edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Miller's Collectibles Handbook is the only full-color, fully illustrated collectibles price guide in the world.
Comprehensive sections cover advertising, books, ceramics, character collectibles, film and television memorabilia, glass, Inuit art, pens and writing equipment, plastics and Bakelite, posters, rock and pop, sporting memorabilia, teddy bears, toys and games, and vintage fashion.
In-depth features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item, and teach you to be your own expert - this book is the essential eBay companion! Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects.
About the Author
Judith Miller began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since extended and reinforced her knowledge through international research, becoming one of the world's leading experts in the field. In 1979 she co-founded the best-selling Miller's Antiques Price Guide and has since written more than 100 books. Judith is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow. She has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and CNN. She is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times, BBC Homes & Antiques, and House & Garden. She lectures extensively, including at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Smithsonian in Washington.
Mark Hill has had a lifelong passion for collectables. A former specialist at Bonhams and Sotheby's, he became a director of an online antiques and collectables trading website, running its alliance with eBay Live Auctions. He is Miller's resident collectables specialist, contributes to radio, newspapers, and magazines, is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, and co-presented BBC2's Cracking Antiques and Antiques Uncovered. His new BBC series, Collectaholics, co-presented with Mel Giedroyc, will be broadcast in a BBC2 primetime slot later this year.