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Rare Paper Money (2/1/09)
We all make mistakes, but in the coin world when the U.S. government makes an error it can be valuable to collectors. John Cash shows Dan Borsey some rare bank error notes and error currency from his collection at the Baltimore Coin and Currency Show. WorthPoint – Get the Most from Your Antiques and Collectibles. More >>

Yankee Stadium Farewell (9/29/08)
Editor’s Note: Dan Borsey is a collector, and baseball is his passion. In Farewell to Yankee Stadium, he writes about his most precious collectibles—memories. More >>

34th Annual Ogunquit Antiques Show (9/17/08)
Quality Depression GlassWhile at home for a change here in Southern Maine, I decided to keep the WorthPoint show presence going strong with a visit to the 34th annual Ogunquit antiques show at the Dunaway center in Ogunquit, Maine that was held September 13-14. I am so glad that I made an appearance at this small show. I saw very high end quality merchandise, in a small selected dealer setting. More >>

Brimfield = Great Collectibles and People (9/8/08)
Brimfield = Great Collectibles & People Want a mind-blogging selection of antiques and collectibles? Then you’ve got to head to tiny Brimfield, Mass., where three times a year what is arguably the largest outdoor antiques show is open for business. If you can’t find collectibles that excite you at the 5,000 dealers, I don’t know where you can. More >>

From Manmade to Machine Manufactured, Transitional Marbles Were Homemade (9/4/08)
non-pontil transitional marbleFrom 1880 to 1915 glass marbles were manufactured in the US by machine for the first time – or at least they were machine manufactured in part. A part of the process was still done by hand and the marbles made in this way are known as Transitional Marbles. They represent a bridge between manmade and machine manufactured marbles. More >>

Thems Fighting Words (9/4/08)
C. Tenney Trading Co red pocket knife and wooden box, WorthPoint, Dan Borsey, collectiblesPocket knives are collectible from boy scout days to the pen knife on your key chain. The Swiss Army Knife is currently the most popular version with multiple knives, scissors, a nail file, and a corkscrew as standard issue. Vintage or antique knives can make for a beautiful collection with mother of pearl or wooden handles, brass liners, fancy springs and various designs. More >>

Round Lake Antiques Festival – Brings Out Passionate Collectors (8/2/08)
Round Lake Antiques Festival  - WorthPoint Van I’m spending a long summer driving the WorthPoint van to antiques and collectibles shows. More >>

Thurman Munson, a Yankees Legend Remembered (7/16/08)
I’m just back from the DHL All-Star FanFest in New York City where I spent a day with cameraman Matt Kohn shooting video about antiques and collectibles for the WorthPoint site. Besides baseball, my other passion is collecting, buying and selling antiques and collectibles. I love the excitement of a live auction, and as a baseball diehard, the FanFest was a match made in heaven. More >>

Brimfield-Collector’s Show (5/14/08)
Ever Seen These?I’m in collector heaven. Yes, I’m at the Brimfield Antique and Flea Market shows in you guessed it, Brimfield Massachusetts. Brimfield is just a little town founded in 1731, the year before George Washington was born. Maybe 3,000 people live here. But three times a year the town the swells up as though it were on steroids. More >>

Have You Lost Your Marbles? (1/10/08)
Handmade marbleA thumb flicks a shiny marble across the cement and the camera zooms in on the child’s face – tongue curled over his upper lip in consternation, his gaze steady – as the tiny ball rolls toward its target. A smile erupts when the marble hits its mark. More >>

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