• 4
    May

A Mother’s Day to Remember—1965

[caption id="attachment_2482086" align="alignleft" width="174" caption="Art Deco greeting card"][/caption] You remember the days when a lady never went to church without a hat, gloves, handbag and matching shoes? My mother was not the glamorous daughter. That label was deservedly bestowed on her elder sister, the statuesque, nearly 6-foot blonde, who could cause traffic accidents by merely crossing the street....

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  • 4
    May

Longines’ World War Two Pilot’s Wristwatch

[caption id="attachment_2482089" align="alignright" width="173" caption="This Longines World War Two Pilot's Wristwatch, with a Wheem's aircraft navigational calculation bezel, is an early and quite rare Longines Aircraft Navigation watch. "][/caption] This Longines' World War Two Pilot's Wristwatch, with a Wheem's aircraft navigational calculation bezel, is an early and quite rare Longines Aircraft Navigation watch. This type of watch was...

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  • 4
    May

Seven Tips for Collecting Militaria

1. Invest in Reference Books Collecting militaria can be a minefield (pun intended), filled with misrepresented items and down right fakes. A good reference book can cost upwards of $60-100, but it will save you money in the long run. Many reference books are self-published or printed in small runs and become collectible in their own right. Having...

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  • 4
    May

Display and Care of Your Decoy Collection

Decoys were subjected to extremes of temperature and weather conditions in their working life. In your collection, keeping them away from such extremes is important. As with any antique or collectible, you want to keep them away from direct sunlight as well. Decoys can be displayed anywhere in your home. On shelves, on top of highboys or ceiling...

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  • 4
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 4, 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 3689514] Tuesday,  May 4, 1943 Aboard the Train Heading East [caption...

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  • 3
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 3, 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 3689505] Monday,  May 3, 1943 Aboard the Train Heading East [caption...

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  • 2
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 2, 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 3688822] Sunday,  May 2, 1943 Aboard the Train Heading East [caption...

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  • 1
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 1, 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 3688257] Saturday,  May 1, 1943 Bakersfield, California [caption id="attachment_2481910" align="alignright" width="200"...

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  • 29
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 30, 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 3686945] (editors note:  There were no diary entries for April 28-29,...

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  • 29
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/29/09

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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