The following press release was posted on news-antique.com:
Ted Hakes new price guide to Disney collectibles has over 28,000 color illustrated items listed, including many record prices paid for Disneyana.”
Ted Hakes new book is a “must have” for any Disney collector. With Disney collectibles gaining in popularity and hitting record sale prices, every collector needs to be armed with the knowledge that can only come from a good price guide.
Some record sales of Disneyana over the past year include:
“Mickey Mouse Soap” pin-back button $11,679
MM Fire Dept brass shield badge $2828.
First American made MM toy $4094
Matador from Ferdinand doll $3850
MM Wm. Rogers silver plated radio $6846
MM Ingersoll boxed English windup clock $3450
MM early movie theatre club sweater patch $1750
Horace Horsecollar and Clarabell dolls by Lars of Italy $5111
Big Bad Wolf and 3 Pigs dolls by Lars of Italy $5602
Snow White and 7 Dwarves 2-color set of 8 glasses $6050
documents, dates and evaluates over 28,000 Disney collectibles in more than 125 sections. Every listing includes a full color photograph and current values. The guide itemizes the memorabilia according to specific character, movie/TV program title, in-house studio program material, genre or theme park, it is a plethora of information, figures and photos. With three price categories (Good, Fine, Near Mint) anyone is sure to find the correct monetary value for their favorite Disney collectible.
The Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles is published by the House of Collectibles books. It is available on Amazon.com, or by calling customer service at 1-800-726-0600. For more information about the entire line of books published by HOC visit www.houseofcollectibles.com
About the Author
Ted Hake founded Hake’s Americana & Collectibles, the first auction house to specialize in 20th century popular culture. He has written sixteen reference/price guides on a variety of subjects. Hake is a frequent guest on radio, was an appraiser on the first two seasons of the PBS hit “The Antiques Roadshow” and is featured on The History Channel’s program “History of Toys.”