A few months ago we predicted that couture handbags were going to be big in 2023. We were right! Attach the names like Chanel, Hermès Birkin and Louis Vuitton to purses and it makes it clear why these handbags are hot. Here are some price examples.
Have no illusions: magic items are collectible. Magicians’ props make the trick and are prized by collectors. And who doesn’t want a set of Harry Houdini’s handcuffs? Watch our story with props and their prices appear.
A rare Yonezawa Diamond Planet Robot made in the early 1960s with a blue body and red arms recently sold at auction for $32,400.
Q: A former employee gave me this. He said it’s a hat stretcher. Is it an antique? Is it worth anything?
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