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When I look through my collection of knives, coins, arrowheads, and antique juicers (thanks mom), I’m reminded of the many items that weren’t always deemed “collectible.” While it’s true that many collectibles were created to be just that; a collectible (think collectible card games), many more got their start for more practical reasons. For example, let’s take a look at a few items that have made the transition from a tool to a collectible.  Read more

Last weekend I spent some time with Ray Hunt, a collector of Florida maps and postcards to learn more about his collection and what led him to collecting. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Ray, his wife Linda, and their sons, Brad and Bryan for over two decades now. I was in school and Boy Scouts with Bryan but it was only later in life when Ray hired me to work for him that I learned about Ray’s collection of historic maps and postcards of Florida. Since Will and I started a company offering software for collectors, it was only fitting I spend some time with Ray learning more about what he collects. Read more