Author Archives: Eye4Collecting

About Eye4Collecting

A collector raised in a family of collectors. Sports, movies, books, natural history, magic . . . I love it all.

5 and 5, The Oscars edition!

Today we talk with Adam, and discuss his amazing collection of Oscar’s related ephemera! 5 Questions On Your Collection 1. What do you collect? Tickets and other paper and related materials from the Academy Awards.  Basically, there are several categories … Continue reading

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5 and 5, Game-used bats

Today we check in with Tom, a collector of New York Yankees game-used bats! Let’s check out his responses to the “5 and 5” questions! 5 Questions On Your Collection 1. What do you collect? I collect lots of things: … Continue reading

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The Heritage Meteorites Auction

The catalog for the Meteorite auction held by Heritage arrived recently, and it’s a wonder to behold! Not only does it contain some truly rare and beautiful meteorite specimens, it also is extremely useful as a resource. The first few … Continue reading

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5 and 5 Baseball books

It’s time for another “5 and 5.” I think this could become a regular Friday event. This time, we talk to Max, a Canadian collector. 5 Questions On Your Collection 1. What do you collect? My collecting focus is on pre-1970 … Continue reading

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Playing with a full deck!

As a kid, I grew up fascinated by magic. It was amazing what magicians could do . . . and at the heart of it all were those decks of cards. Blue and red bicycle decks being fanned out, flourished, … Continue reading

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5 and 5

This blog post is (I hope) the first of many in a series I call “5 and 5,” in which I ask collectors 5 questions about their collection, and 5 more questions on the concept of collecting. I chose to start … Continue reading

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Need a car?

A recent article on nbcnews.com asked readers to vote on their their favorite car from a movie or television show. Here’s a link to the article. As you can see, the options are: The Trans-Am from Smokey and the Bandit … Continue reading

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Out of this world! (Part 2)

I really wish I could convey all the necessary information about meteorites for collecting, but that would be impossible. So, I thought I’d focus on three more. Thumbprint Oriented Widmanstätten patterns Thumbprint As a meteor flies through the earth’s atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Out of This World!

There’s something magnetic about collecting natural history.  Even when surrounded by amazing artifacts from sports and movies, people will connect in some primal way with material that’s natural. Meteorites can hold a fascination that goes beyond that! I can still … Continue reading

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Absolutely modern magic!

The collectability and coolness does not end with vintage magic posters! Modern magic posters are often more affordable, easily found, and more likely to be a magician you’ve seen in person! Growing up, I was first introduced to magic by … Continue reading

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