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  • Jul 11 2011
  • 11 Jul 2011

Brimfield Antique Shows: Diary of a First Timer

I’m going to Brimfield. I’ve never been there before so really have no idea what to expect. I’ve heard stories from a lot of dealers […]

  • Jun 20 2011
  • 20 Jun 2011

Marilyn Monroe Costumes Go for Millions at Debbie Reynolds’ Auction

An unidentified person bidding by phone snatched up the iconic “subway grate” dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in “The Seven Year Itch,” paying $4.5 million—more […]

  • Jun 15 2011
  • 15 Jun 2011

Debbie Reynolds’ Cinema Costume and Prop Auction Offers Unique Hollywood Treasures

Remember the dress that flies up and exposes Marilyn Monroe’s legs to her waist as she stands over a New York City subway grate in […]

  • Jun 13 2011
  • 13 Jun 2011

Summer Antique Shopping with Smarts & In Comfort

Summer is my favorite time of year for a couple of reasons: 1) the weather is warm (I am not a cold weather person); and […]

  • Jun 8 2011
  • 8 Jun 2011

‘One of a Kind’ Watches from J.W. Packard Collection Highlights Timepieces Sale

Christie’s upcoming Sale of Important Watches, featuring exceedingly rare watches from the collection of automobile pioneer James Ward Packard—including two very fine and unusual watches, […]

  • Jun 7 2011
  • 7 Jun 2011

Auctions 101: A Beginners Guide to the Auction House

Going to live auctions is an exciting experience. It’s fun, fast-paced, educational and arguably the best source for bargains. It can be, however, very daunting—especially […]

  • Jan 25 2011
  • 25 Jan 2011

Getting a Handle on Collecting Antique Walking Sticks

Walking sticks, or canes as they are sometimes known, have been in the hands of man since he first walked the earth. Since then, walking […]

  • Sep 7 2010
  • 7 Sep 2010

Which Came First: Current Mid-Century Modern Enthusiasm or ‘Mad Men’?

If you, too, are mad about the popular AMC TV drama “Mad Men”—about the men (and women) who work for a Madison Avenue advertising firm […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Carl Kauba Bronze

Jarvis C. sent a question in to WorthPiont’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, writing: “This piece belonged to my grandfather and over the years it was […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

What Makes ‘Auction Wally’ Tick, Pick?

Walt Kolenda is a busy man, indeed. Probably better known as “Auction Wally,” Kolenda has turned his love for and knowledge of auctions, antiques and […]