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Old 05-27-2017, 09:40 AM   #1
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Statue Collecting - The ABCs

I'm fairly new in statue collecting and I'm looking to learn more. It's one of the reasons I joined this forum.

Some of the questions I have is how do you find out who out there is producing statues and what statues they are producing? I see I can find out some of those questions here, but are there others out there that aren't covered here?

How do you know when a new line is coming out? For example, DC Collectibles is starting a new line designed by Stanley Lau. The only way I knew that was because I accidently ran across it on Amazon as I was browsing statues just to see what was out there.

What are the current trends?

Frankly, I am so new at statue collecting I didn't even know what the scales were until I looked it up on wiki.

Is there a book? Trade magazine? Pod Cast? that I can buy/scribe to learn more on the ends and outs of collecting.
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Old 05-27-2017, 03:27 PM   #2
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This forum should have everything you need. Scour the sections you are interested in. Trends vary and scale is the size you are trying to display. Ebay is a good source as well. More specifics would help.
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Old 05-27-2017, 09:34 PM   #3
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One simple rule. Collect what you like. I prefer Bowen statues since they are 1/6 easy to display and easy on the wallet and are the perfect comic book interpretations of that characters I read. But thats me someone may like the movie versions only. A lot of people like 1/4 size they say more detail. Tons to learn on this site
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