• 1
    Jun

800 Fresh-to-Market Lots in Leland Little Historic Hillsborough Auction

In the grand opening of Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales’ new, 10,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art gallery facility, the firm will put more than 800 lots of fresh-to-the-market merchandise, in a broad array of categories up for bid at a two-day Historic Hillsborough Auction the weekend of June 13-14. “We spent 10 very successful and productive years […]

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  • 1
    Jun

Ceramics: Wartime Heroes Slip the Collector’s Net

The Second World War has been described and examined from every angle possible and still holds a great fascination for many people. A wide variety of wartime memorabilia stands as evidence of this turbulent phase, and much of this memorabilia is highly regarded (and equally highly valued). However, one of the categories of wartime memorabilia […]

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  • 1
    Jun

This Week in Geek 6/04/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 1
    Jun

Weekly News Roundup: June 1-June 5, 2009

In art, antiques and collectibles news are two ongoing legal cases, one with Yale University trying to keep a Van Gogh, the other between a shipping mogul and a billionaire “duke-ing it out” over a Sam Francis painting and photos of the French president’s wife revealing a lot about her. From The Associated Press via […]

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  • 1
    Jun

Harry Rinker Discusses Ephemera

In this edition of Ask Harry Rinker on WorthPoint, Harry talks with Mary Brenneman about all the joys of collecting ephemera. Host – Mary Brenneman, WorthPoint’s VP of content Send your questions for Harry to news@worthpoint.com. Ask Harry Rinker about Ephemera Subscribe to this Podcast  

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  • 1
    Jun

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – June 1, 1943

Tuesday, June 1, 1943 Casablanca, North Africa Today was just another one of those dull days. The morning was spent censoring letters and writing some of my own. I also put in my order at the P.X. Over here each company has its own P.X. and buys its merchandise at a warehouse. We are getting […]

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  • 31
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 31, 1943

Monday, May 31, 1943 Casablanca, North Africa Today I did quite a bit of running around. It started out a perfectly peaceful day with very little to do and ended up pretty busy. Capt. Blay came out about ten a.m. and asked me if my equipment had come in. I told him there was nothing […]

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  • 30
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 30, 1943

Sunday, May 30, 1943 Casablanca, North Africa This morning I decided I was going to sleep late but couldn’t so got up around seven thirty and cleaned up. While I was shaving I heard there was a bunch going up to get a shower so I joined. That is the third shower that I have […]

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  • 29
    May

A Moment In Time: Collecting Antique Photographs

As I was busily dusting photos of various family members whose faces line the stairway of our home I was suddenly struck with the thought “What if photography had never been invented?” What impact would this have had not only on our culture but to humanity as a whole? I immediately thought of my photograph […]

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  • 29
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 29, 1943

Saturday, May 29, 1943 Casablanca, North Africa Well today was pretty busy as far as I’m concerned. This morning I took the boys for a hike and we covered eight miles in two hours plus having a fifteen minute break. That’s not bad walking. We went toward the sea taking cross country roads so we […]

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