200 Years of Oil Lamps with Jim Van Es(12/11/08)
There isn’t anyone better to provide light and warmth than Jim Van Es.
As proprietor of the Wooden Shoe antique shop in Charles Town, W.V., and a WorthPoint Worthologist, Van Es understands historic and antique lamps. He has studied them, collected them, repaired them, and kept warm by them for over 40 years.
What to Know About Paintings(12/11/08)
We’ve all wanted to know how to determine the value of a painting or even an artist. Jim Kamnikar, president of WorthPoint and GoAntiques.com, was curious, too, so he spent time with Dave Crockett of Artifacts Antiques at the Miami National Antique Show, who was generous with his time to help.
Profiting from a Printing Error(12/11/08)
The next time you are visiting your ATM, pay particular attention to the currency you receive. If you’re lucky, one of your $20 bills may be worth all the bills in the ATM itself.
And it has happened, as I found out when I spoke with Glen Burger, the WorthPoint Worthologist for coins and currency with errors, at the 36th Annual Coin & Currency Show in Baltimore, Md., this year.