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  • Nov 19 2013
  • 19 Nov 2013

Video: Making the Most of Your Holiday Thrifting Buys

Bryan Goodman and Jason T. Smith of Thrifting with the Boys—who offer tips on buying low at thrift shops and reselling for profit on eBay—talk with […]

  • Nov 12 2013
  • 12 Nov 2013

From America to Estonia: Finding the Hidden/True/Lost Value of Antiques

I bought my first antique in 1977; the year my son was born. It was a late 19th-century oak sideboard with a beveled mirror. I […]

  • Nov 12 2013
  • 12 Nov 2013

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Reminds Us to Protect What We Collect

A little more than a year ago, on Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy pounded the entire U.S. eastern seaboard from Florida to Maine, with particularly severe […]

  • Nov 5 2013
  • 5 Nov 2013

Despite their Current ‘Hot’ Status, Skylanders’ Collectibility is a Shaky Proposition

If you’ve got kids of video game-playing age (or if you are a video game-playing adult), I’m sure that the fact that there is a […]

  • Nov 4 2013
  • 4 Nov 2013

Leave it on the Rack: How to Spot a Fake Rock T-Shirt

While out thrifting in the field, WorthPoint’s Worthopedia is an invaluable tool to research an item we aren’t sure about. Typically, using online research can […]

  • Oct 25 2013
  • 25 Oct 2013

Great Obscure Halloween Board Games Lurking in the Shadows

It’s Halloween time once again, and that means it is also time for my annual Halloween games roundup. I was raised on a steady diet […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

My Obsession with an Antique Cylinder Music Box

Have you ever visited an antique shop, saw something that you fell in love with, didn’t purchase it and then thought about the item on […]

  • Oct 2 2013
  • 2 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ to Launch Estate Sales Company with Southern California Sale

Just about every 8-year-old can tell you what he or she wants to be when they grow up: a nurse, a teacher, a veterinarian, a […]

  • Sep 24 2013
  • 24 Sep 2013

Kid-Friendly ‘Disney Infinity’ Video Game is Only the Beginning as Extras Abound

If you’re the parents of Disney-inclined kids or if you’re Disney-inclined yourself, you’ve likely either heard of or already invested into the new Disney Infinity […]

  • Sep 4 2013
  • 4 Sep 2013

5,000-Year-Old Game Pieces Prove the Impulse to Create Board Games is Intrinsic

When I’ve written in this column about hobby board games or the kinds of board games that most folks are familiar with, 50 or 60 […]