• 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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  • 14
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 14, 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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  • 13
    Apr

Weekly News Roundup: April 13- April 17, 2009

Closing out this week's art, antiques and collectibles news are a forgotten painting that sold for high five figures, claims of ownership for a painting put up as loan collateral and the last Titanic survivor sells her memorabilia. From Auction Central News and the Associated Press: Painting long stored in attic earns $96,600 at Kaminski auction A recently...

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  • 13
    Apr

Auction Report: Pook and Pook Fine Art, Furniture and Accessories Sale

Pook and Pook is about to do it again—pull off a sale comprised of good, honest art and antiques. True to form and in a long tradition, Pook and Pook has assembled a collection of furniture, fine and decorative art, and objects d’art that includes an amazing selection of Russian enamels to regional quilts. This diverse sale goes...

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  • 13
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 13, 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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  • 12
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 12, 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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  • 11
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 11, 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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  • 10
    Apr

‘The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion’

[caption id="attachment_2480795" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="‘The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion’"][/caption] The name "The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion" is not one that rolls off the tongue very easily, and “Myriopticon” is a word very few of us have ever come across. But suppose you find yourself at a flea market and come across a cardboard box that sports...

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  • 10
    Apr

Brokering Adventures: Royal Vienna Vase

[caption id="attachment_2480807" align="alignright" width="224" caption="Royal Vienna-style vase."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2480808" align="alignright" width="231" caption="A close-up of the hand-painted portrait of a Victorian woman with rosy cheeks and flowing hair."][/caption] Atlantique City is a massive antique show, held several times a year at the Atlantic City Convention Center, featuring hundreds of dealers selling quality antiques. One special “draw” to the show...

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  • 10
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 10, 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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