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The Kentucky Derby Museum (4/18/08)
Traditional Japanese Geisha Doll, gift of Fusao Sekiguchi owner of Kentucky Derby Winner Fusaichi Pegasus (2000)We are very lucky at the Kentucky Derby Museum to have a great variety of artifacts. We have a wide range of trophies, a number of saddles, and silks in every possible color. Despite the fact that the collection is varied and numerous, I still have a few favorite objects. More >>


The WorthPoint Widget – Get Yours Today (4/18/08)
The WorthPoint Widget -- Get Yours Today As the WorthPoint Product Development Manager I get to work on all aspects of our site. One of the more enjoyable projects is the design and development of our widget. You can see it over here in our right rail ——-> More >>


Collectible Knives (4/17/08)
7-1/4Mumblepeg was a game played with a knife that I played when I was a little boy of nine or ten. Knives in hand, two boys faced each other and took turns throwing the knife, aiming to land its point in the ground close to his opponent’s foot. The opponent would then move his foot to touch the knife. The object was to stretch your friend until he couldn’t reach the knife. More >>


Terminology II: What is Rare? (4/16/08)
rare Tom SawyerIn the world of collecting, like in anything else, there’s a language used by insiders. From video gamers to traders in the stock market, talking the talk can be half the battle. More >>


Terminology Part I: What is Antique? (4/15/08)
In the world of collecting, like in anything else, there’s a language used by insiders. From video gamers to traders in the stock market, talking the talk can be half the battle. Whether collecting is your hobby or your profession, knowing how to navigate “collector speak” is a useful tool of the trade. More >>


So tell me about coins. (4/15/08)
1908 indian with mottoMy father left me several coins that I am curious about. Some may not have been in circulation. How can I tell if a coin is worth sending in to have it graded. My gold coin seems very shiny to me but when I take a picture of it there seem to be quite a few surface scratches on it. I know they are from how he stored not from being in circulation. More >>


Automobile Collectibles and Memorabilia Market is Large and Hot (4/14/08)
René Lalique Mascot / Hood Ornament, While you are out there finding all those great license plates I talked about in the blog the other day, be sure to keep your antenna up for other collectible automobile items. There isn’t a larger group of collectors than the car enthusiasts, with the exception of sports collectors. More >>


The Comic Speculator: G.I. Joe (4/14/08)
cover of GI Joe #155Online fan sites have leaked pictures of stunt-man and martial-artist Ray Parks in full Snake Eyes garb while filming the G.I. Joe movie. The film won’t be released until August 2009, so images of the black-clad, sword-bearing ninja supreme sent nerds everywhere into a fit. More >>


1954 Cheerios Confederate Money Examples Album (4/13/08)
Pretty color print of During the early 1950s, the Civil War theme became very trendy in America, largely with pre-teens and early teens. … More >>


This Week in Geek 4/9 (4/13/08)
Cover of Titans #1Happy new comics day, Y’all! It’s Wednesday and once again, guess who got called into work. That’s right, ME! Uggh! So here I am sitting in my own filth after racing from work to the comic shop and then home as fast as possible just to tell you guys what comics you can’t live without this week. It was yet another big week for new comics with the More >>


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