• 25
    Mar

This Week in Geek 3/25/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 24
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 24, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 23
    Mar

Mystery of ‘Chandler’ Paintings Solved with a Little Detective Work

Over the years, I have come across a great many pastels but never put two and two together regarding the artists. The reasons are many: One, because most were done by amateurs for whom little biographical information exists; and two, most sell for rather modest amounts. After recently coming across several signed by the same […]

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  • 20
    Mar

Apothecary Chests: Carry-alls Filled with Medicines of the Day

If you like boxes, as I do, and you like ooh-jahs, as I do, you will love apothecary chests, which are boxes filled with ooh-jahs. (Ooh-jahs are all kinds of little detailed things that can make life interesting). Apothecary chests are filled with bottles and tins of medicines, scales, weights, pill tiles, pill rollers, mortar […]

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  • 19
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 19, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 17
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 18, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 17
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 17, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 16
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 16, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 16
    Mar

Signaling an Interest in Flare Guns

Editor’s Note: There are all manner of gun collectibles and antiques. One of the more interesting types is World War I flare guns. Guns enthrall collectors for a variety of reasons—for their mechanical design, for their historical value or for a liking of weapons. They collect them by type, make, style or period. If you […]

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  • 15
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 15, 1943

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary Project and Recap: On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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