• 11
    May

Pop Quiz: What Do You Know About Veneer?

Which of the following is true and which is false? 1. The presence of veneer on a piece of furniture indicates recent production? 2. The presence of veneer indicates inferior quality? 3. A piece of furniture with veneer on it cannot be stripped, sanded or refinished? 4. When veneer chips, it's best to remove the old veneer and...

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  • 11
    May

Cincinnati Watch & Clock Show Offers Bargains for the Patient

[caption id="attachment_2482400" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="The crowd at the recent National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) Watch & Clock Regional Show in Fort Mitchell, Ky., just outside of Cincinnati"][/caption] The annual National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) Watch & Clock Regional Show was recently held at the drawbridge Estate in Fort Mitchell, Ky. located just...

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  • 11
    May

Brimfield Antiques & Collectibles: Amazing Finds

[youtube adVaYzX-V6Q] Brimfield is a  always a mecca for dealers and fans including WorthPoint's CEO and founder, Will Seippel, a lifelong collector. In this video, shot  during the July Brimfield, Will walks around Brimfield sharing his experience as a collector and dealer and finding treasures including Edison Cylinders, state license plates and a phonograph from the Sonora company,...

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  • 11
    May

Brimfield: A Cornucopia of Collectibles

[youtube S5N_iEsQWz0] At Brimfield in July, WorthPoint's Tom Carrier discovers you can get almost anything you want in the way of collectibles and antiques: from old newspapers to adjustable dress forms. Buyers show off their treasures. WorthPoint - Discover Your Hidden Wealth Videographer: Scott J.Shactman Editor: Sharon Levy

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  • 11
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 11, 1943

[voxant 3694943] Tuesday,  May 11, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption id="attachment_2482359" align="alignright" width="200" caption="May 11, 1943 Diary Page"][/caption] Today was just nasty. It reminds me so much of last winter in California. It misted all day and it was just cold enough to make you miserable. I wore my slip-on sweater under my field-jacket and still...

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  • 10
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 10, 1943

[voxant 3694836] Monday,  May 10, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption id="attachment_2482277" align="alignright" width="200" caption="May 10, 1943 Diary Page"][/caption] Ray and I got up early this morning and got dressed for the range. This is the first chance that we had to fire the carbine. Well it was raining when we got up and right now it...

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  • 9
    May

Happy Mother’s Day—Around the World, Through the Ages

We in the United States have a tenacious Philadelphia schoolteacher to thank for Mother’s Day. In 1907, Anna M. Jarvis decided her mother should be honored. And while Anna was at it, she figured she would campaign for a holiday celebrating all mothers. Hence began a seven-year blitz on legislators and influential businessmen that ended in 1914 with...

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  • 9
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 9, 1943

[voxant 3694252] Sunday,  May 9, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption id="attachment_2482269" align="alignright" width="200" caption="May 9, 1943 Diary Page"][/caption] This morning I slept until eight thirty. I had quite a bit of washing to get out so got to work on that and I hate that job. It sure didn't do my hands any good but there...

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  • 8
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 8, 1943

[voxant 3693410] Saturday,  May 8, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption id="attachment_2482304" align="alignright" width="200" caption="May 8, 1943 Diary Page"][/caption] This morning who should I run into but that gang of men I sent as a cadre down to Muroc Lake California last fall. They are in a hot outfit and headed out too. They are all looking...

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  • 7
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 7, 1943

[voxant 3693409] Friday,  May 7, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption id="attachment_2482182" align="alignright" width="200" caption="May 7, 1943 Diary Page"][/caption] Today like all the rest probably will be as long as we are here, has been a mad house. Getting clearances means more work than I've seen in the past two years plus the fact we have to...

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