Item Sku: Guide
Collectibles Market Guide and Price Index, 20th Edition
The Collector's Information Bureau has been acting as an "information hub" for collectors for over 25 years. Collectors have come to respect the CIB's thorough,
unbiased, and useful Collectible Guides. Their 20th Edition Collectibles Market Guide ... Price Index includes traditional collector's data such as year of issue
and retirement, issue price and current estimated secondary value for over 50,000 of your favorite collectible items, such as Anheuser-Busch, Inc. collectibles;
Bing & Grondahl/Royal Scandinavia Ornaments, Plates and Plaques; Kurt S. Adler's Fabriche and Steinbach Nutcrackers; Fitz and Floyd's Charming Tails; Crystal
World, Inc. collections; Department 56 Villages, Just the Right Shoe, and Possible Dreams Clothtique; Fenton Art Glass; Fontanini Heirloom Nativities;
G. DeBrekht's Derevo, Masterpiece and Nutcrackers; Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments; Lladró Bells, Figurines and Ornaments; Melody in Motion's musical figurines;
Prizm Inc.'s Pipka Collectibles; Precious Moments' Figurines, Dolls, Bells, and Ornaments; Seraphim Classics by Roman, Inc.; Waterford's Bells, Ornaments,
Figurines, Music Boxes, Plates; Walt Disney Classics by Enesco; and others. More than just a Price Guide, however, the Collectible Market Guide includes
other valuable and interesting information for the collector, such as collectible Museums and Tours, collectible care, insuring your collection, collectible
restoration guide, collector clubs, and information on dealers, including a state-by-state directory. A 50+ page section profiles leading collectibles
manufacturers from Anheuser-Busch, Inc. and Department 56 to Cabbage Patch Kids, Deb & Company, Encore Group, Enesco, Ne'Qwa Art, Precious Moments,
Roman, Inc., Swarovski, Wee Forest Folk and others too numerous to list. Get to know some of your favorite artists like Samuel Butcher (Precious Moments),
Dean Griff (Charming Tails), Neilan and Barbara Lund (Department 56), Christopher Radko, Jim Shore and more in the Guide's Artist's Profiles - Then and Now
section. Other features include trends in holiday ornaments and seasonal collecting, winners of the CIB's 1st Annual Collector's Choice Awards, and an offer
for a FREE Brand Report. With almost 400 pages of information for the collector and 100s of color photos showcasing the latest new products, the 20th
Edition Guide is an invaluable resource for any collector. Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of CIB, and explore its history and impact on the collectibles
market with your copy of the 20th Edition Collectibles Market Guide.
How Does the CIB Help Collectors?
"CIB is recognized as an authoritative, knowledgeable research center, reaching out to collectors around the world with news, information, and insights about
the fun of living with and giving collectibles....
...tracks the value of products traded on the secondary market...and publishes the results in the book CIB Collectibles Market Guide and Price Index
and in the individual Brand Reports.
...researches the market and is constantly uncovering store owners who have become secondary market specialists in individual lines and manufacturers.
...reports on the latest news from CIB member companies through its official publications and newsletter.
...responds to hundreds of collector calls each week, providing information on the care repair of collectibles and the value of collectibles on the
secondary market, and directing collectors to the specific stores who are positioned to help them, whether it's in finding a particular piece to
complete a collection, or finding a buyer who will provide a new home for some of their old favorites. "
- from pg. XI of the 20th Collectibles Market Guide and Price Index
8.5" x 11" Softcover. Approx. 400 pages.