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Are Music Books Memorabilia?
Are Music Books Memorabilia?
There are plenty of music books on the market, but can any of them ever qualify as memorabilia?...
Are Music Magazines Classed as Memorabilia?
Are Music Magazines Classed as Memorabilia?
Music magazines have become collectable for themselves, as much as for their subject matter - making them true music memorabilia....
Auction Houses
Auction Houses
The big auction houses sell plenty of high end items, fetching many thousands of pounds. But smaller auctions have material to appeal to the more modest collector....
British Blues Memorabilia
British Blues Memorabilia
The British blues boom was vital to the development of British rock, but there’s very little memorabilia of the “scene.”...
Collecting Different Recorded Formats
Collecting Different Recorded Formats
Collecting a release in all formats can prove to be a good investment - at least with the right artist and if you can get your hands on some limited-edition formats....
Collecting Foreign Memorabilia
Collecting Foreign Memorabilia
There can be real satisfaction in adding foreign memorabilia to your collection of an artist - but it won't make you rich....
Collecting Old Vinyl
Collecting Old Vinyl
There's a large market among collectors for old vinyl that's in excellent condition, and the prices keep going up....
eBay
eBay
For low ticket items, such as music magazines and papers, Ebay is an ideal place of buying and selling....
How do You Know it's Real?
How do You Know it's Real?
It’s not always easy to be certain a particular item is real. Do your research before your spend hundreds or thousands on something....
How to Buy it
How to Buy it
Anyone can begin collecting rock memorabilia. But before you begin, it’s wise to think what you want to collect, and why – and how you’re going to find it....
How to Sell it
How to Sell it
There are several ways to sell your items of rock memorabilia, but one question to ask yourself is whether you should sell now or wait....
How to Spot Counterfeit Memorabilia
How to Spot Counterfeit Memorabilia
There’s plenty of fake music memorabilia around these days. But there are signs to tip you off about the counterfeits and precautions you can take to safeguard yourself....
Memorabilia to Invest In 2000 & Onwards
Memorabilia to Invest In 2000 & Onwards
Finding recent artists and items worth investment for memorabilia isn’t easy, but these tips will guide you....
Music Memorabilia by Region
Music Memorabilia by Region
We think of collecting memorabilia from bands and artists, but they're usually part of a larger regional scene, the artefacts of which are often very collectible....
New Music Memorabilia
New Music Memorabilia
Trying to collect new music memorabilia can be tricky - there's just so much new music - but with judicious choices it can become a worthwhile investment....
Provenance
Provenance
With higher ticket items, establishing the provenance of a piece of memorabilia is vital, and there are a number of ways to do it....
Reproductions
Reproductions
There’s a flourishing market in reproduction memorabilia, mostly in posters and clothing, some of which is quite collectable....
Sheet Music: Is it Memorabilia?
Sheet Music: Is it Memorabilia?
Although it's a small market, there are those who collect vintage sheet music as memorabilia....
Should You Collect Reissued Vinyl?
Should You Collect Reissued Vinyl?
Some vinyl has been reissued in remastered form to cater to audiophiles, but is it worth collecting as memorabilia?...
Signed T-shirts and Other Items/Things
Signed T-shirts and Other Items/Things
How should you look at autographed t-shirts, and where do they fit on the memorabilia scale?...
The Big Players
The Big Players
There are individuals who spend literal fortunes on rock memorabilia, but they can’t compete with institutions like the Hard Rock Café or the Experience Music Project…...
What is Rock Memorabilia?
What is Rock Memorabilia?
Rock memorabilia is a rapidly expanding field for collecting and investing. It’s also a very broad field – you’d be surprised what qualifies as rock memorabilia....
What Rock Memorabilia Should You Collect?
What Rock Memorabilia Should You Collect?
Before you begin collecting, it's worth asking yourself some questions as to exactly what you want to collect....
Who Collects Memorabilia?
Who Collects Memorabilia?
Those with a love and memorabilia and willingness to spend money on it fall into three main groups....
Why Collect Memorabilia?
Why Collect Memorabilia?
There are two real reasons to collect memorabilia – either you’re a fan, or you hope to make a profit from it....
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