• 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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  • 6
    May

From Mother’s Day Plates to Hermès Scarves, Harry Rinker Knows

Editor’s Note: Harry Rinker gets lots of questions about art, antiques and collectibles. And you can always rely on him to supply interesting and informative answers. Here are a few recent ones, including a very timely question about Mother’s Day plates. QUESTION: I have the complete Norman Rockwell Mother’s Day series consisting of 18 plates manufactured between 1976...

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  • 6
    May

Things Go Better With Coke—Collectibles

Ahh! It’s Delicious! Refreshing! Invigorating! Exhilarating! It’s how you “Refresh Yourself.” It makes good things taste better and is America’s choice. End of clues. If you haven’t figured out that these are slogans from one of America’s most famous gifts to the world—Coca-Cola®—you probably haven’t been living on Planet Earth. And May 8 is its (gulp) 123rd birthday....

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  • 6
    May

What’s on Your Mind?

No man is an island (thank you, John Donne), and neither is a collector. To get the most out of art, antiques and collectibles, you need to be part of a collecting community, which is what WorthPoint is. We encourage comments on our stories and site. Here is a sampling of what readers are saying. Please don't hesitate...

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  • 6
    May

This Week in Geek 5/7/09

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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  • 6
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 6, 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 3691110] Thursday,  May 6, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York [caption...

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  • 5
    May

Harry Rinker Plays with His Toys

In this edition of Ask Harry Rinker on WorthPoint, Harry talks with Mary Brenneman about toys - to play or not to play. Host - Mary Brenneman, WorthPoint's VP of content Send your questions for Harry to news@worthpoint.com. harry-rinker-plays-with-his-toys Subscribe to this Podcast

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  • 5
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 5, 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 3690944] Wednesday,  May 5, 1943 Aboard the Train Heading East [caption...

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  • 4
    May

Weekly News Roundup: May 4- May 8, 2009

Closing out this week's headlines in art, antiques and collectibles is a vast African art collection, pieces from a Chicago landmark, a rare chess set in England and antique torture devices go on sale to benefit Amnesty International. From The New York Times: Auction of African Art From Gross Collection Thirty pieces from late sculptor and collector Chaim...

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