Avon Collectibles

Avon Collectibles have been a popular Hobby, ever!

Since the cosmetic company introduced their first novelty figural decanter in the market. Today, the perfume bottles are not the only Avon collectibles that are sought by collectors, who also fancy, dolls, collector's plates, plush products, figurines, ornaments and steins. In fact, Avon collectibles are so popular that the company directly offers official collectibles, which come with a special certificate of authenticity.

Starting out as the California Perfume Company, Avon began functioning in 1886 in New York City. Its founders, David Hall McConnell and his wife Lucy, began manufacturing a line of perfumes and by 1902 the CPC Company boasted of a product line, which included some 117 new items. It was in 1937, when David McConnell died, and David McConnell Jr. became the new President, that the California Perfume Company adopted the name, Avon.

The first glass car decanter was introduced by the company, in 1968 and since then there has been no looking back for collectors. As a novice collector, you best approach is to visit the company website. Not only will you find out all the information you need, in order to purchase authentic Avon collectibles, you will also be able to buy rare and unique pieces directly from the company itself.

When purchasing Avon collectibles, from anywhere apart from the company directly, be sure to look out for the Avon Collectible Logo, which is a mark of authenticity provided by the company. Read up about the category of Avon collectibles that you are collecting, so that you can check for authenticity easily. Bud Hastin's Avon Encyclopedia of Avon Collectibles is a great book for beginners as it will give you information on every aspect of collection of Avon collectibles.

Apart from this, join collectors groups in your neighborhood, or even online, of which plenty can be found. These groups will help you understand the finer nuances of collection, and also help you keep up to date with the latest news. There is no dearth of information, or even items in this category, and once you have begun, you will soon find yourself the owner of an enviable collection of Avon collectibles.

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