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  • May 19 2008
  • 19 May 2008

Tokens of Love And Other Incripted Messages on Antique Coinage

When the word “Love Token” pops into our head we usually think of a locket or something special that two individuals share as a represntation of each other’s love but ask a coin collector and you will here something different.

  • May 18 2008
  • 18 May 2008

If I Ran the eBay Zoo!

  • May 17 2008
  • 17 May 2008

Worthologist Steve Ellis: Netting rare lures

A Japanese buyer walked into Steve Ellis’s shop, the Fishermen’s Spot, in Van Nuys, California, looking for fishing collectibles – particularly lures. The buyer came with bait – a half-inch stack of traveler’s checks, the one on top for $1,000.

  • May 16 2008
  • 16 May 2008

Selling While it’s Hot!

People tend to think that the collectibles market goes only in one direction as things age and that is up. While it’s true that many antiques and collectibles do get more valuable with age, I can assure you it’s not always the case. Remember Beanie Babies? How about canning jars? Old Insulators? Right.

  • May 15 2008
  • 15 May 2008

Antique Furniture Part II – Arts And Crafts Furniture and Modern Design Furniture

Yesterday, I shared about European and Early American chairs, but if I was starting to take an interest in furniture today, it would be in the Arts and Crafts Furniture and the Modern Design pieces. This is where the trend is, and that is where we want to be.

  • May 15 2008
  • 15 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/14

It’s Wednesday again and that means it’s time to get a swift kick in my wallet. No I’m not talking about $3.69 a-gallon-gas, I’m talking about yet another mammoth new comic day. Don’t get me wrong the price of gas is insane.

  • May 14 2008
  • 14 May 2008

The Royal Flags and Honors of Queen Elizabeth II

Her formal title is “Her Majesty, Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.” She ascended the throne after the death of her father, King George VI on February 6, 1952 and her Coronation followed on June 2, 1953.

  • May 14 2008
  • 14 May 2008

Brimfield-Collector’s Show

I’m in collector heaven. Yes, I’m at the Brimfield Antique and Flea Market shows in you guessed it, Brimfield Massachusetts.

Brimfield is just a little town founded in 1731, the year before George Washington was born. Maybe 3,000 people live here. But three times a year the town the swells up as though it were on steroids.

  • May 14 2008
  • 14 May 2008

WorthPoint Hosts the Resurgence of the Northern Virginia Drupal User Group

Last night I had the pleasure of emceeing a tech forum where Jeff Whatcott, VP of Marketing at Acquia, Inc. gave a very informative presentation of his views on overall trends in the content management market, specifically in Drupal as a social publishing system

  • May 14 2008
  • 14 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/6

New comic day almost killed me this week.