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  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

Advertising & Country Store Collectibles to pace Huge Showtime Auction

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – More than 2,400 lots from three major collections of country store, pedal cars, toys and firefighting memorabilia will be offered at […]

  • Mar 11 2013
  • 11 Mar 2013

Toys, Glass, Petroliana Fetch Top Dollar in Auction

RAYMOND, Ill. — A standard-glaze portrait vase bearing the likeness of a cocker spaniel sold for $2,640 on the last day of a three-day auction […]

  • Sep 26 2011
  • 26 Sep 2011

125 Years of Coke: An Interview with Coca-Cola Collectors Club’s President

This year, Coca-Cola marks the 125th anniversary of the creation of the famous beverage, first introduced as a fountain drink in Atlanta, Ga., in 1886. […]

  • Nov 30 2010
  • 30 Nov 2010

Collector’s Minute: White Eagle Statue

Large iron or bronze eagle figures or statuettes like the one pictured left are generally “architectural salvage” from 19th-century buildings and monuments scheduled for demolition. […]

  • Oct 27 2009
  • 27 Oct 2009

Auction Report: Cardboard Diorama Tops $5,000 at Petroliana & Advertising Sale

PEOTONE, Ill. – A dazzling cardboard diorama, advertising Mayo-Skinner Automatic Windshield Cleaner and graded 8.5 on a 1-10 scale for condition, sold for $5,060 at […]

  • Aug 12 2009
  • 12 Aug 2009

Tossing Numbers Around – the Business of ‘Feel Good’ Appraisals

Since there are no fixed prices for antiques and collectibles, it has become increasingly commonplace to toss around any number that comes to mind. When […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Curious Brimfield Finds with Will Seippel

By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist EDITOR’S NOTE: Brimfield, Mass., is a small New England town with a population of about 5,000 or so. Settled in […]

  • Jan 22 2009
  • 22 Jan 2009

The History of the Snowman

If you’re one of those folks who wears a sweatshirt in December that says “Let It Snow,” then you should be talking to Bob Eckstein. […]

  • Jan 13 2009
  • 13 Jan 2009

Interest in, Value of King Memorabilia Rise

This month’s significance will be indelibly etched in American history with Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20 as the nation’s first African-American president. And only […]

  • Dec 22 2008
  • 22 Dec 2008

Five Resolutions That Can Improve Business

I think we all make New Year’s resolutions in some manner. Some being to join a gym (note that’s join, not go), lose weight, find […]