• 11
    May
  • 11
    May

Brimfield: A Cornucopia of Collectibles

At Brimfield, WorthPoint’s Tom Carrier discovers you can get almost anything you want in the way of collectibles and antiques: from old newspapers to adjustable dress forms. Buyers show off their treasures.

Videographer: Scott J.Shactman
Editor: Sharon Levy

WorthPoint – The Premier Web Site for Art, Antiques & Collectibles

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  • 11
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 11, 1943

[voxant 3694943] Tuesday,  May 11, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York Today was just nasty. It reminds me so much of last winter in California. It misted all day and it was just cold enough to make you miserable. I wore my slip-on sweater under my field-jacket and still froze. We spent most of the […]

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  • 10
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 10, 1943

[voxant 3694836] Monday,  May 10, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York Ray and I got up early this morning and got dressed for the range. This is the first chance that we had to fire the carbine. Well it was raining when we got up and right now it is pouring and it’s ten fifteen […]

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  • 9
    May

Happy Mother’s Day—Around the World, Through the Ages

We in the United States have a tenacious Philadelphia schoolteacher to thank for Mother’s Day. In 1907, Anna M. Jarvis decided her mother should be honored. And while Anna was at it, she figured she would campaign for a holiday celebrating all mothers. Hence began a seven-year blitz on legislators and influential businessmen that ended […]

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  • 9
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 9, 1943

[voxant 3694252] Sunday,  May 9, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York This morning I slept until eight thirty. I had quite a bit of washing to get out so got to work on that and I hate that job. It sure didn’t do my hands any good but there was no way out of it. […]

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  • 8
    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 8, 1943

[voxant 3693410] Saturday,  May 8, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York 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 fine and I certainly was glad […]

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    May

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – May 7, 1943

[voxant 3693409] Friday,  May 7, 1943 Camp Shanks,  Orangeburg, New York 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 attend so damn many lectures it […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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