Ephemera and Memorabilia Resources
The American Business Card Club
Official site for the ABCC
Barnums Animal Crackers at NabiscoWorld
History, facts, games.
The Condiment Packet Museum
Everything you were afraid to know about those little packets of ketchup, mayo, and relish
you can pick up at almost any restaurant.
Food History Timeline
Timeline of 19th and 20th Century Foodstuffs.
Ians Macaroni-and-Cheese Box Collection
Illustrated. Who knew there was anything other that Kraft?
Wheaties Cereal Boxes
Wheaties checklists. No longer active site, but information still relevant to all food
Index to Hotel Labels
Joao-Manuel Mimosos illustrated pages on hotel labels. History, fakes, dating, more.
Part of the WWW "Virtual Library", with links to thousands of relevant sites:
dealers, fairs, auctions, articles, collections, societies, etc.
Terrific section on authentication, with side-by-side pictures of originals and
Searchable price reports, 10-point grading scale, Star Wars movie poster guide to
Learn About Movie Posters
Everything from A to Z: history, condition and grading, care and preservation, artists,
NSS numbers list, and a whole lot more!
List of 100 highest-priced posters.
History of movie posters, glossary of terms, glossary of condition.
information about pre-1950 movie stars and the collectibles which honored them. Free Movie
Profiles & Premiums Newsletter:
Articles on Vintage Movie Stars & Collectibles
Postcard Reference Material
A number of references which can be used to research old antique postcards and to date
Produce Marketing Association
Descriptions of the UPC and PLU code systems.
Impressively comprehensive site: everything about banana stickers from market to album.
For example, "Care" has great tips on flattening, removing stains, storing,
The Enoch Pratt Free Library
Quite helpful resource for researching old certificates.
Stock Search International, Inc.
Online gallery, tips on collecting and care, free appraisals.
Pictures and descriptions of hundreds of certificates.
The electronic reincarnation of S&H trading stamps. History; how to redeem the old
stamps for "points", good for new merchandise.
The electronic reincarnation of Gold Bond and Top Value trading stamps. (To redeem the old
stamps for "points", good for new merchandise, contact Customer Service.)
Collector Harry Rinker has posted a list of wanted items, including trading stamp