• 18
    Apr

Auction Report: Sloans & Kenyon Spring Estate Sale

Sloans & Kenyon Auctioneers and Appraisers hails spring with a 300-plus lot estate sale in its Chevy Chase, Md., salesroom. All bases are covered from fine art, furniture, silver, decorative arts and porcelain. Low estimates reflect the current financial market more than the quality of the items, making this a real buyers’ market sale. It weighs in heavily...

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  • 18
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 18, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project : On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. [voxant 3678282] Sunday,  April 18, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2481358" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 18,...

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  • 17
    Apr

Auction Report: GoAntiques Preferred Auction

In an effort to highlight the art, antiques and collectibles our GoAntiques sellers have to offer, GoAntiques is launching its new Preferred Auction. The auction, featuring a great selection designed to fit every wallet and taste, will be held in conjunction with Proxibid on April 19 with bidding to begin at noon EDT. As Will Seippel, founder and...

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  • 17
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 17, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project : On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. [voxant 3676958] Saturday,  April 17, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2481243" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 17,...

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  • 16
    Apr

Big Finds & Cool Things

If you've scoured auctions, estate sales, antique shops, and even flea markets searching for the elusive “Big Find” that, as collectors, we all dream about, this column is for you. It's about the hunt; the thrill of the ones you win and the disappointment for ones that got away. So what, exactly, is a Big Find? It could...

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  • 16
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 16, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project : On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. [voxant 3675586] Friday,  April 16, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2481179" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 16,...

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  • 15
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/15/09

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 hot links for...

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  • 15
    Apr

The Shakers’ Purity Extended to Style

Editor’s Note: The Shakers were, unquestionably, a very strange sect, but that didn’t stop them from producing what are now exquisite antiques. Let Robert Reed give you a primer on the Shakers and their beautifully crafted creations. For the Shakers, there were always two worlds. One contained their communities and the carefully crafted objects that were expressions of...

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  • 15
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 15, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project : On January 1, 2009, WorthPoint began a three year project following the life of a WWII soldier through the daily pages of his diary. To read about the inception of this project, or to add your own comments, click here. Friday,  April 9, 1943 through  Thursday, April 15, 1943 Riverside Farms, Westover,...

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  • 14
    Apr

Sterling Tiffany Cigar Holder Up For Bid at Freeman’s

[caption id="attachment_2481067" align="aligncenter" width="420" caption="This Sterling silver cigar holder, made by Tiffany & Co., New York, NY, in the mid-19th century, will be auctioned off April 19 at Freeman’s Auction House in Philadelphia, Pa. The piece is owned by a WorthPoint member who used the Ask a Worthologist feature to get an estimated value. He later used WorthPoint’s...

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