Ready to become an antiques aficionado? Look no further than the experts’ books available on antiques, vintage Christmas, kitschy mid-century modern artifacts and collectibles! So start exploring this fascinating world filled with nostalgia and tradition today! Here are a few titles worth checking out:
- Vintage Christmas Ceramic Collectibles by Walter Dworkin (considered the bible for vintage kitschy Christmas ceramics)
- Py Miyao Fun Kitchen Collectibles: Reference & Value Guide by Belinda Evans
- Price Guide to Holt-Howard Collectibles and Other Related Ceramicwares of the 50s & 60s by Walter Dworkin
- Napco ( A Schiffer Book for Collectors) by Kathleen Deel
- Spaghetti Art Ware: Poodles and Other Collectible Ceramics by Emily Chalmers & Ali Hanan
- Ceramic Fish, Mermaids & Seahorses: Bathroom Decorations of the 1940s & 1950s (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Space age tin toys and robots captured the imagination of a mid-century generation enthralled by space exploration. These highly collectible toys are now prized by vintage toy collectors and Mid-Century Modern enthusiasts alike. If you’re interested in collecting space age tin toys and just starting out, here are some really good books to get you started that full of photos and information.
1000 Tin Toys by Teruhisa Kitahara
Robots. Spaceships and other Tin Toys by Teruhisa Kitahara
Robots: Tin Toy Dreams by T. Kitahara
*Please note that if you purchase from clicking on one of the links, I will get a tiny bit of that sale to help keep this blog going.