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Whose Eagle is it Anyway? (8/14/08)
Seal of the President of the United StatesWith the prevalence of online auction sites such as Ebay, there is a tendency to guess at the provenance of … More >>


BRONZE 1943-S Lincoln Cent Discovered (8/13/08)
The 1943 cent was made of steel except for a handful erroneously struck on bronze planchet, such as this one.A previously unrecorded 1943-S Lincoln cent erroneously struck on a bronze planchet has been acquired by Rare Coin Wholesalers of California. The coin has been certified as AU-53 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). More >>


The Comic Speculator: Small Press Gems (8/13/08)
Cover of SCUD #1The Comic Speculator is a blog by Worthpoint Comic Book Worthologist Matt Baum that discusses back issue comics and the back issue market. More >>


Vintage RCA “ON AIR light (8/12/08)
I recently acquired two vintage RCA MI-11717 “ON AIR” warning lights in original condition from a 1950′s TV studio that was demolished. I fell in love with radio back in the 1970′s, and have enjoyed a career in broadcasting and communications. I love these great old art deco “on air” lights, and I’m curious to know more about them and what they’re worth. More >>


Jim Warlick: From Peanuts to Buttons (8/12/08)
In 1976, a young Jim Warlick was doing campaign fieldwork for peanut farmer turned presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. In addition to the usual campaign wherewithal, Warlick had been given a large carton of Jimmy Carter peanuts. “Each bag had a picture of Jimmy Carter on it and about 15 peanuts. I’d eat the peanuts and drink beer,” Warlick said. More >>


Beautiful Purple Glass Decanter (8/12/08)
I’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 >>




Arts and Crafts Weekend in SF (8/11/08)
Hustle and bustle on the floorWhile visiting San Francisco over the weekend, I was fortunate to learn the 14th annual Arts & Crafts Show was within walking distance from the flat my wife and I rented. More >>


August Auction Report (8/10/08)
In these slow, scorching days of August with few auctions taking place, I’m again taking a look at past auctions and how the pieces I highlighted fared. More >>


Estate Planning—Stop the Squabbling, Save the Family (8/8/08)
When it comes to dividing an estate, ordinarily level-headed, rational people often act like 3-year-olds arguing over who gets the Slinky and who gets the yo-yo. The funeral is barely concluded when the squabbling begins over the disposition of art, antiques and collectibles. “Why do you get the antique Lalique wineglasses? You don’t know a Burgundy from a Bordeaux.” More >>


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