Complete Your Childhood Collection With Really Expensive 19th Century 1-Cent Stamp

Complete Your Childhood Collection With Really Expensive 19th Century 1-Cent Stamp

It’s the Dodo bird of the stamp world, the rarest of the rare, and a collector’s dream. Hopefully, you’ve been saving up your pennies, or billions of them, because this stamp will blow your current collection out of the water when it hits the auction block in New York this summer. [More]

Dollar Stores Existed In 1870, And They Were Pretty Classy

Dollar Stores Existed In 1870, And They Were Pretty Classy

The late 19th century gave us the five-and-dime store, where everything cost five or ten cents. Those are the ancestors of what we think of as a “dollar store” today. What you might not know is that dollar stores have been around for more than 140 years. It’s just that back then, a dollar could buy you a lot more, so they were rather swanky. [More]