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Help me Please, with these Baseball cards (9/7/08)
Hi, Ya’ll. I recently inherited alot of baseball cards from the early 1900′s. I have no clue what to do with them. I know that their value was meant to fund an education and I figured that I could trust collectors to tell me how to proceed with them and not get taken advantage of by a store or something. The cards are in album books and there is like 5-7 of each card in each slot. More >>


Stories from the American Presidential Experience (9/6/08)
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper was on hand to open the American Presidential Experience, which ran during the Democratic National Convention. More >>


Brimfield premier of Mothballs a comedy about the antiques biz (9/6/08)
Thanks to Dan Borsey and Worthpoint for the big screen!As hoped for, Chris McCallion the producer of Mothballs had a full tent for the Brimfield premier of his feature film about the antiques trade called Mothballs. I’m not a movie critic but I know what I like and the flick was a lot of fun, it kept everyone in the tent laughing and at times, shocked them. More >>


Registration and Tagging Technology for Valuables (9/6/08)
Its one of a kind” We are now intruducing a New U.S.Patented Registration & Tagging Technology for the Permanenet Identification and Documentation for Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry, Collectibles and Valaubles. Please contact us so we can show you have now to register your valuables. Seminars are going on now. Please visit our site at www.microtagit.com Email us at: Rneglia@negliaservices.com More >>


The Magic of Iroquois Beadwork (9/6/08)
Fig 19. Pristine mid 20th century star pincushion that has beaded on it REMEMBER ME.In 1903, my grandmother went to the Afton Fair, a small agricultural fair in central New York State. Because her daughter, my aunt, was sick and couldn’t go to the fair, my grandmother brought a present for her from the fair. It was a pink satin beaded bird-shaped pincushion with the year 1903 beaded under the tail. (Figure 1.) More >>


Beautiful Purple Art Glass Decanter (9/5/08)
Beautiful Purple Art Glass DecanterI’m new to the art glass collecting hobby. My main interest is Scandinavian art glass. I found this at a garage sale. To me, it looks like Scandinavian glass and I am wondering if it could have been made by Holmegaard around the 1950s. I’ve uploaded the image into my profile. Any suggestions? More >>


Ralph Kovel, antiques author and expert, dead at 88 (9/5/08)
Ralph M. Kovel, renowned antiques expert, died August 28 in Cleveland. He was 88. More >>


“The God of Things As They Ought to Be” – Bottle or salt/pepper shaker…or god? (9/4/08)
Billiken bottle in clear or colorless glass - same mold as milk glass bottles The title of this blog is the wonderful and strangely upbeat phrase embossed around the pedestal base of this whimsical little bottle…or is it a salt/pepper shaker. Actually, the "em-bossing" is "de-bossed" or indented into the glass instead of raised relief like typical bottle embossing. More >>


Dating Bottles with the Side Mold Seam–The Myth (9/4/08)
Image of the entire bottle used in the previous image.One of the most pervasive and longest running myths in the world of bottle dating is that the side mold seam can be read like a thermometer to determine the age of a bottle.(See image #1, which is an illustration pointing out the major “parts” of a bottle, including the side mold seam. Illustration from my Historic Bottle Website – a purely educational website.) More >>


The Birth of a Collector (9/4/08)
MikeI was talking with my friend Mike Bockman, a militaria dealer and owner of BBmilitaria.com, when we got on the subject of the Niobrara River that runs across the Northern part of Nebraska. I had canoed this river several times in Boy Scouts and Mike had canoed it with his family when he was young. More >>


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