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  • Apr 19 2016
  • 19 Apr 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Art Deco German Cupboard

The couple who purchased this piece were told it was “1930s European,” had been “professionally restored” and was “all original.” The dealer who sold it […]

  • Apr 19 2016
  • 19 Apr 2016

Q and A with Harry Rinker: 1961-62 Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle Stellar AM Radio

QUESTION: I have a Roger Maris/Mickey Mantle tabletop AM radio. The front of the radio has a cream/ivory colored plastic face. To the left is […]

  • Apr 18 2016
  • 18 Apr 2016

‘Inverted Jenny’ Stamp recovered after 1955 Theft; One of Three Mates Still at Large

It seems that we can’t go a week without hearing a news report about someone lacking in scruples but with an abundant amount of brass […]

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 13 Apr 2016

Get Away from it All: Travel Posters are among the Most Popular Graphic Art Collectibles

The earliest travel posters were by top artists who created work that is highly sought-after by collectors today. Travel posters of all types are among […]

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 13 Apr 2016

Forgotten Giants of Antiques and Collectibles – Henry J. Kauffman & Georgia Michael

“Forgotten Giants” are our roots, those individuals whose contributions laid the foundation of the antiques and collectibles business. It identifies the pioneers who blazed the […]

  • Apr 11 2016
  • 11 Apr 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Native American Chalkware Bust

Chalkware is made of sculpted gypsum or cast from plaster molds and painted with watercolors. Most were made in one of two periods: the first […]

  • Apr 7 2016
  • 7 Apr 2016

Q and A with Harry Rinker: Chinese Porcelain Vase with Da Qing Qianlong Nian Zhi Marks

QUESTION: I have a 13 ½-inch-high Chinese vase that my father, J. R. Rickenback, Jr., received during his service in the Second World War. The […]

  • Apr 5 2016
  • 5 Apr 2016

How to Detect Repaired Porcelain, Art Pottery & Clay Pieces

Antiques and collectibles enthusiasts often find themselves frequenting community charity auctions, local antique shows, neighborhood garage sales and internet web sites searching for their next […]

  • Apr 4 2016
  • 4 Apr 2016

When Seeking Advice on Antique Furniture, it’s Important to Manage Your Experts

In the identification and evaluation of antique furniture, almost everyone needs some help now and then, even the “experts.” No one can know it all, […]

  • Apr 4 2016
  • 4 Apr 2016

Book Collecting Can Pay Off: Collegiate Students’ Personal Libraries Could Net National Scholarships

“To build up a library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books.” ― Carlos Maria Domínguez, “The House of […]