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    Posted 5 years ago

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    It gives us great pleasure to announce that Collectors Weekly has been acquired by! We are very excited to be a part of this smart, stylish, and fast-growing company, whose founders and staff love collecting and collectors as much as we do.

    In the coming days, weeks, and months, we’ll be making a number of changes—some big, some small—to Collectors Weekly. Many of these improvements have been on our to-do lists, and perhaps yours, for years. Barnebys is committed to helping us get there, but we will still need you to let us know what you think of our efforts—your feedback always makes our work better.

    Thank you,
    Ben, Lisa, and Hunter


    1. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      Good luck everyone
    2. Caperkid, 5 years ago
      Congratulations on your teams acquisition.
    3. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      Welcome to CW and will watch for changes to come . And to Ben. Hunter and Lisa your all the best . Although I see we did pop in on Hunter having lunch :-) Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you all and here's hoping for a great New Year .
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 years ago
      When I saw the sudden change in the privacy policy it became obvious this was about to happen.
    5. Belltown Belltown, 5 years ago
      Yes, that's me in the first photo!
    6. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Hi, thrilled to see new changes, very pleased already with the new uploading feature!
      Glad to see CW staff is still part of the adventure :-)
      All the best for all to come, and greetings!
    7. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Good to see everyone. I shall post items that are even itemier! AQctually it will be more of the same. Good luck CW/Barneby's!
    8. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Still waiting for car mascots instead of hood ornaments which is strictly an american word.
    9. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Congrats all and welcome to Barneys.
      Tough gig for them to keep up your standard but it's good news you are still around to keep at it!!
      The new look uploader is a great start!
    10. bbqrare, 5 years ago
      Interesting outcome, change was in the air for the last few months. A totally different environment Ebay auctions vs Barnaby's auctions, amateurs to professionals, with their own established personalities, blogs, and essays. Looks like a good fit for CW. Curious about the big changes and the small ones. Sure the massive number of collector images from CW, will be welcome. Perhaps another internet collectible identification service is in the works. Intriguing!
    11. Ben Ben, 5 years ago
      Thank you CW friends for all the kind words of support. This has been a great way to finish 2017. Looking forward to doing some cool stuff with you in 2018!
    12. jericho jericho, 5 years ago
      Ben, Its great news but I hope you and the team continue to run it with a gentle and human approach (no AI algorithms). Thank you for pushing Collecting as an Art form
    13. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 5 years ago
      CW I prided our CW family and our TOU for not discussing money. I hope that stays.
    14. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 5 years ago
      Quote form article; "Like Collectors Weekly, Barnebys attracts both seasoned auction-goers and new generations of buyers and sellers".
    15. Ben Ben, 5 years ago
      Hi Collectomaniac.
      Yes, we have Show & Tell, which has always tried to be a commerce-free zone, and then we have our auction pages, where people can browse the latest live auctions at eBay. In our minds, it's always been ok for both things to coexist.
    16. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 5 years ago
      "Still waiting for car mascots instead of hood ornaments which is strictly an american word."

      ohhhh BOO-HOO PDM.....................that's your issue?GOOD GRIEF.........
    17. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 5 years ago
      Thanks Ben. Happy Holidays to you and your family. And to all my friends at Collectors Weekly, wishing you all a Merry Christmas and some very Happy Holidays.
    18. Johnsmith Johnsmith, 5 years ago
      I agree with you gargoylecollector! Geez! cut the team some slack PDM!
    19. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      I liked it when there were a bunch of independent competing sites for collecting and sharing information-- all run by different, unrelated people. If money were the issue that lead to this acquisition, I think an ad or two on the side-column would have been sufficient. Internet monopolies slow down advancement and destroy competition and uniqueness. When the bottle forum I'm on was acquired by another company, everyone hated it and many left because of the changes. Consider that when you go to modify this site. Don't fix what isn't broken. If it worked well, it need not be changed. People generally hate change.
    20. Hunter Hunter, 5 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the well-wishes!

      SpiritBear—We definitely agree that people hate change, but this acquisition should offer us the chance to finally address many long-running concerns that we haven't been able to fix in recent years. We will certainly keep the channels of communication open to get our regular users' feedback on what works and what doesn't, but we hope you will be open to changes that improve the site, even for your favorite parts like Show & Tell.

      ps. Phil, the name of our category on auto emblems is actually Vintage Hood Ornaments and Car Mascots! (though the full name doesn't always appear in menus bars/selection dropdowns on other parts of the site) :)
    21. Hunter Hunter, 5 years ago
      pps. Manikin I believe that was actually breakfast. ;)
    22. buckethead, 5 years ago
      Embrace Change
    23. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      You had a microwave breakfast Hunter then :-) stay healthy and thank you for explaining about Car Mascots too . Your a doll ! I am not sure what is but anxious to see what will be new , I know I will still be here as a oldie I guess 7 years now . Getting older by the minute too :-) xo
    24. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you Ben, now that I am finished weeping I did see that you have added the Car Mascots and I really appreciate that detail. The other changes that I did note were all great improvements. I have enjoyed this forum for 6 years now, and still love it. Merry Christmas to you and your fellow staffers !~
    25. officialfuel officialfuel, 5 years ago
      Merry Christmas to all the staff!

    26. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 5 years ago
      Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! Hope the changes will be good for 2018, and beyond! :^)
    27. kingshawn kingshawn, 5 years ago
      Canadians have such petty problems!lol
    28. kingshawn kingshawn, 5 years ago
      keep up the good work CW!
    29. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 5 years ago
      Canada is happy to have petty problems. We wouldn't want it any other way.
      Merry Christmas.
    30. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      kingsway is the same person as gargoyle, just set up to give gargoyle more loves, I don't know or care what he has against me.
    31. kingshawn kingshawn, 5 years ago
      And PDM is a know it all!Gargoyle IS a good friend and I do give his stuff more loves!DEAL WITH IT!There is not thing 1 you can do about it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LMAO!
    32. Johnsmith Johnsmith, 5 years ago
      I would just like to wish PDM, Gargoyle, all the members of CollectorsWeekly and the staff a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    33. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    34. roddyq roddyq, 5 years ago
      Merry Christmas, Ben, Lisa & Hunter. Thank you for always helping me when I first joined this great group and your continued support has always been available.
    35. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      kingswhatevershawn is Gargoyle, I don't deal with that !!
    36. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 5 years ago
      Ummmm No,not sure how I got in on this but ok.Kingshawn,Thanks.AnD Phil,sorry for whatever I did to you!Sorry to comment that your Hood ornament comment was a little odd.And if you would like to keep thinking I'm 2 people ,go ahead.Merry Christmas to the staff and everyone here on CW!
    37. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 5 years ago
    38. buckethead, 5 years ago
      Not cool kingshawn
    39. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      CONGRATULATIONS !! Happy Holidays!!
    40. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
      i just saw this for the first time! welcome and thanks to all!
    41. Ben Ben, 4 years ago
      Thank for the tip, Thomas!
    42. TallCakes TallCakes, 4 years ago
      thanks to those who fixed the 'Collections' option...
    43. Hunter Hunter, 4 years ago
      Glad you noticed TallCakes and sorry it took so long!
    44. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 1 year ago

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