Just read your blog, Sandy, wonderful topic! I've shared it on my shop's Facebook page.
Thank you both. After writing this I have been thinking about what young people could collect for a nominal starting price collectible or not....For special birthdays and such possibly a higher priced category. (Special dolls etc.)
Help me add to the list.
1. Pez of course.
2. Perfume bottles.
3. Postcards like I did.
4. Salt and pepper shakers.
5. Hot Wheel cars. Dinky Cars.
6. Sports memorabilia.
My husband and I both collected stamps when we were kids. Vinyl records are back in vogue now and I think kids would enjoy collecting them if they like music. Old records are mostly very inexpensive.
Nice article Sandy :)
Great blog. Had to share. So much is being spent now on intangibles, e.g. itunes. The tunes bring fleeting enjoyment, but nothing is nicer than something you can hold and keep.
Good point, Anita, everything is virtual and digital now.
My daughter collects coin purses, she especially likes the ones with the metal twist clasps. She has 1960s beaded purses, mesh purses, evening bags (that several of my friends have borrowed from her for special occassions!), novelty coin purses, over 200 and counting and she's only 13.
She also has a collection of snow globes, trying to get one from every state, the mini ones.
Great article and an enjoyable read!
Very good article, Sandy! It makes me want to write something about my assorted experiences with collectors. I have found that if you can name something, there will be someone who collects it. LOL
Very nice article and thought provoking for parents and relatives of young children. Hmmm, I wonder what my niece would want to collect when she's older. The possibilities are endless.....
A granddaughter collects tiny perfume bottles loosely. I recently ran across a display box of them. For a nice price when out and about looking for treasures. Very cute bottles but it also had an Evening in Paris flacon so a win/win for me as well.
Saw a really sweet coin purse on RL Suzy yesterday. Reasonably priced I think.