• 27
    Feb

The Scandal of Clipped Autograph Cards

P.T. Barnum was dead on correct with the famous phrase “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Although this saying can be applied to almost any situation where someone has been taken, it is especially true in the antiques field. When people buy on emotion, sometimes their rational thinking takes a back seat. Or else they […]

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  • 27
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 27, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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  • 26
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 26, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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  • 25
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 25, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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  • 24
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – Feb. 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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  • 24
    Feb

Collecting License Plates of Mexico

Mexico, or the United States of Mexico, as it is called in Spanish (los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), consists of 31 states and one Federal District (Distrito Federal—also know as Mexico City). Since the late 1950s, Mexico used a semipermanent style license plate, where each state had the exact same design and colors. The only thing […]

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  • 24
    Feb

Your First Coin Show? Eight Tips for Success

If you’ve never attended a major coin show, it can be intimidating when you first walk onto the floor. A major show will have nearly a thousand dealers selling—and buying—millions of dollars worth of coins, tokens, medals and paper money. You may not know where to begin, and you certainly don’t want to get ripped […]

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  • 23
    Feb

Collectible Book Terminology Part 4 – Condition

Dealer catalogs often contain confusing words or phrases to describe the books that are offered for sale. The terms may be understandable to professionals and bibliophiles, but new collectors and casual owners can sometimes find the jargon puzzling. Condition terminology is important to master, because condition and rarity are the most significant aspects for evaluating […]

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  • 23
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – Feb. 23, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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  • 22
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – Feb. 22, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, […]

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