Archive: collecting

Map Your Own Way Through the Collectibles Space

By Vin Narayanan on January 27, 2023

I’ve started collecting maps. I’m not looking for rare or antique maps. Those don’t really interest me. Instead, I’m looking for maps that capture different periods of time — what cities used to look like 100 or 200 years ago. The maps I’m collecting don’t have to have been created 100 or 200 years ago (though it would be nice if they were). What’s more important to me is historical accuracy. Maps…

The Fun and Profitable World of Collectibles

By Vin Narayanan on April 29, 2022

Before crypto, before startups, before I even knew what the stock market was, I was into collectibles. Baseball cards. Garbage Pail Kids cards. Cabbage Patch Kids. Action figures (especially “Star Wars”). I loved them all. And I collected them all. I didn’t know the…