Hot Summer Auction Items Week of June 15
WorthPoint Auction Update June 15-21
Origin of Flag Day
“Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” Second Continental Congress, June 14, 1777.
Have some original photos of Marilyn Monroe
Trying to find out if pictures of Marilyn Monroe in Korea for the USO show are vauable. I have her arriving on the helicopter and walking to the changing room also standing on the stage.(it is a series) I was told they were taken by a soldier that was serving at that time.
Recognizing Value in Paintings: Signatures, Initials, and Unsigned Paintings
Taking some of the mystery out of recognizing value in Fine Art Paintings is a topic I get many e-mails on. 31 Club Members call and e-mail me about wonderful paintings they’d like to buy, but the artist can’t be identified. Maybe there are only initials, a signature that can’t be read, or just simply a monogram with a figure on the painting.
This Week in Geek 6/11
This week new comics day comes on the eve of the premiere of the new Hulk movie and the and man-oh-man the fanboys are rumbling. There seems to be two schools of thought on Hulk; “I’m excited” or “I’m scarred”. Count me in the second school. What worries me is that Marvel has already leaked every cool moment of the film in the multiple trailers.
At the 2008 Whitman Coin and Currency Convention
Gold and silver, platinum and kids. The 36th Annual Coin and Currency Convention in Baltimore, Maryland last weekend had quite a lot of all that, plus so much more. This is where you can both be a long time collector and still enjoy learning like a kid. That’s what I found out when I followed the kids to see Patti Jagger Finner at the Kid’s Korner.
The Comic Speculator: The Death of Kitty Pryde
Welcome to The Comic Speculator 2.0. From now on you’ll be able to click on the hyperlinks I’ve embedded in this article to learn more about the subjects I discuss here. Let me know what you guys think of the new format.
How To Clean Silver–Buyer Beware
There are many products out there on the market assuring you that their quick and easy method will not only clean your silver to its original pristine color and condition but will provide testimonials attesting to the efficaciousness of the product supplied by museums, cathedrals and “as seen on TV.” Ultimately, when done, they’ll have you convinced that your piece of silver will be whistlin