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  • Mar 11 2008
  • 11 Mar 2008

How to Identify When Your American Flag Was Made

“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.” – The Flag Act of 1777

  • Mar 10 2008
  • 10 Mar 2008

Collectible Handbags and Purses

Nowadays, you might see a man with a purse or handbag, but in yesteryear, it was the genteel women who carried these small purses. And […]

  • Mar 10 2008
  • 10 Mar 2008

Collectable Cultural Gold or Street Debris?

Collectable Cultural Gold or Street Debris?

  • Mar 8 2008
  • 8 Mar 2008

Lotton Art Glass Values Increase, as Predicted

Seldom do we get to see our forecasts come true in a short period of time, but my projection of Lotton Glass becoming the next art glass to have the investment value of Tiffany is playing out right before my very eyes. I made this prediction last June 13, 2007 in a news article.

  • Mar 7 2008
  • 7 Mar 2008

The Comic Speculator: The Early Works of Matt Wagner

For those of you who can’t drop upwards of $200.00 on a comic book, you’ll be happy to know that you can find most of these old Zorro books in poor condition (reader copies) at any comic shop with a decent back stock for under $10.00.

  • Mar 6 2008
  • 6 Mar 2008

Khori Wasi Arte y Artesanías Latinoamericanos

Khori Wasi Arte y Artesanías Latinoamericanos is a gallery-style store with beautiful collections of contemporary and antique art and furniture collected from various parts of South America.

  • Mar 5 2008
  • 5 Mar 2008

This Week in Geek 3/05/08

Yesterday was a little traumatic for myself and Green Bay Packers fans everywhere as our hero Brett Favre announced the end of his 17 year football career. It was a day of reckoning that every cheese-head knew would eventually come to fruition. Thanks for everything Brett, we’ll miss you. However, that wasn’t the only farewell of this past Tuesday.

  • Mar 5 2008
  • 5 Mar 2008

How to Care for Old Flags


Flags manufactured before the age of synthetics were generally made whole or in part from wool, cotton and linen, all natural fibers.


  • Mar 4 2008
  • 4 Mar 2008

French World War One combination coffee grinder and mess kit

During the First World War, the French soldier was required to carry great deal of equipment inside or attached to his field pack. The type of gear carried by an average soldier today has changed from the equipment carried 90+ years ago. The weight on the other hand has remained about the same at roughly 75 pounds.

  • Mar 3 2008
  • 3 Mar 2008

There’s A New Boy in Town, Ken Carson

Barbie™ was introduced to us in 1959, but what about her boyfriend Ken™ – full name, Ken Carson?