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  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Fabulous Finds: Letters Home from a Civil War Soldier in the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

Most of the Fabulous Finds I have had over the many years are connected with my hobby of antique bottle collecting. I’ve made my find […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

A Collector for All Season: On-Site Estate Auctions a Goldmine for Dealers, Collectors Alike

A colleague recently posed an interesting question: is collecting seasonal? In other words, are some goods available only during certain times of the year? My […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Game Collectors Enter Panic Mode as Fantasy Flight Games ends deal with Games Workshop

Way back in 2005, I attended the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) trade show in Las Vegas on behalf of my game shop. One of the […]

  • Sep 22 2016
  • 22 Sep 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: Is It Worth Saving Fading Technology?

A July 26, 2016 blog entitled “Goodbye, VHS: A Visual Ode to a Disappearing Format” by John Brownlee appeared on a number of Internet websites. […]

  • Sep 19 2016
  • 19 Sep 2016

Succeeding in Your Business: ‘The Future Is Profit’ is not just another Startup Guide

If you go to your local bookstore (they still exist, don’t they?) or search for “entrepreneur” or “small business” on, you will find literally […]

  • Sep 14 2016
  • 14 Sep 2016

Take Steps Now to Prevent Winter Damage to Outdoor Art

  People love their gardens, and that includes many wonderful old statues and other ornaments made of stone and metal. But every winter, many witness […]

  • Sep 12 2016
  • 12 Sep 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: Forgotten Giants of Antiques and Collectibles Part II

Forgotten Giants is about our roots, those pioneers whose contributions laid the foundation of the antiques and collectibles business. These individuals blazed the trail and […]

  • Sep 8 2016
  • 8 Sep 2016

Sweepstakes Report: WorthPoint will not Flee the Lille Flea Market

As many of you are aware (if you are not, you should be), WorthPoint now sponsors a quarterly trip to one of the world’s exotic […]

  • Sep 6 2016
  • 6 Sep 2016

Mark of the Week: Syracuse China Company’s Railway China

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Sep 6 2016
  • 6 Sep 2016

Collecting Presidential Campaign Items in 2016 isn’t as Big a Draw as in the Past

In political collecting, presentation is everything.  The more unique a political campaign item is, the more collectible it becomes. The campaign of John F. Kennedy […]