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  • May 20 2008
  • 20 May 2008

The Comic Speculator: Indiana Jones

This Friday marks the big-screen return of Indiana Jones, nerd-dom’s favorite fedora-wearing archaeologist and I like most nerds couldn’t be more excited. I get goosebumps every time I hear the theme song.

  • May 20 2008
  • 20 May 2008

Welcome Timeless Treasure Subscriber’s

I want to welcome all of you that are subscribers to “Timeless Treasures”.I would like to get to know everybody in our little community,what are your favorite collectables,Maybe you might have some questions about an item you have,Maybe you are looking to purchase an item of some kind,as a community,we should all be there to try and help each other out,and make our community a place where we can a

  • May 19 2008
  • 19 May 2008

Will we Soon See Steel Cents Again? Also Steel Nickels?

Legislation in Washington DC has been passed, approving the reduction of expense of minting pennies and nickels. Steel has ultimately been the metal chosen to mint these two denominations of coinage within the next two years. In fiscal year 2007 it cost nearly 2 cents to make one cent and 10 cents to make a nickel. This needlessly cost taxpayers $100 million last year alone.

  • May 19 2008
  • 19 May 2008

Militaria And Barbecue: Kansas City Show Review

I’ve attended the KC Military Show for over a decade and I cannot think of a time where I left the venue empty handed. Admittedly, this time I tried my best not to purchase anything because I just bought a WWII 2nd Bn. Ranger uniform group and I did not want to test my wife’s generosity with more purchases this month.

  • May 19 2008
  • 19 May 2008

How to load an item on WorthPoint

Assuming you have already registered on the site, the simplest way is to:
1. Locate the mustard colored “Add Your Items” tab in the middle of the landing page and click it.
2. A new screen will appear with several fields. Only the following are important to this process:
a. Item Name- (Enter the name of your item)
b. Description- (Describe your item)

  • 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.