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Antique & Vintage Book Marks (4/21/08)
Cracker Jack Bookmark from www.SilverBookmarks.comI was looking for a way to be lazy today and I found one. You see, my partner, Cindy, asked if I could do a simple blog today, because she has family in town and isn’t going to have a lot of time to devote to it. Along came Howie. Howie Schechter is a collector of silver bookmarks and has a collection of over 1,000 antique and vintage bookmarks. More >>


Shell Cameo, Jewelry History (4/21/08)
Cameos are jewelry carved with a raised image. The word cameo comes from the Hebrew/Arabic word “kameo” meaning amulet or charm. They come in several materials and date back to Ancient Greece and Rome. They were usually were carved from a hard stone like agate, as well as glass. More >>


waltham watch company (4/19/08)
american waltham watch open face gold pocket watch More >>


Carnival Glass – Adventures in Antiquing (4/19/08)
Photo: European Carnival Glass/Eda Glasbruks Floral Sunburst is offered at http://www.carnival-glass.net/for $995 – £567 More >>


Look what I found !!!!! (4/18/08)
While tearing down an old shed for a customer of mine, we stumbled upon this rare find. It is an old fly fishing rod manufactured by Marshall Co. Japan. I don’t know the age or the origin but I would be interested in reading any input you fellow enthusiast’s might have. More >>


Flow Blue China: An Error that Paid Off (4/18/08)
Flow Blue Porcelain China Teapot with Lid sold recently on eBay for $516.00I had a special request to do a blog about Flow Blue from Joann Woodall of the Wagon Wheel Antiques Co. Joann is one of the people from whom I purchased the wonderful pottery at the Arlington Park Antique Show. I am always looking for items of interest to write about, so in the future, please email any requests you might have. More >>


The Kentucky Derby Museum (4/18/08)
Traditional Japanese Geisha Doll, gift of Fusao Sekiguchi owner of Kentucky Derby Winner Fusaichi Pegasus (2000)We are very lucky at the Kentucky Derby Museum to have a great variety of artifacts. We have a wide range of trophies, a number of saddles, and silks in every possible color. Despite the fact that the collection is varied and numerous, I still have a few favorite objects. More >>


The WorthPoint Widget – Get Yours Today (4/18/08)
The WorthPoint Widget -- Get Yours Today As the WorthPoint Product Development Manager I get to work on all aspects of our site. One of the more enjoyable projects is the design and development of our widget. You can see it over here in our right rail ——-> More >>


Collectible Knives (4/17/08)
7-1/4Mumblepeg was a game played with a knife that I played when I was a little boy of nine or ten. Knives in hand, two boys faced each other and took turns throwing the knife, aiming to land its point in the ground close to his opponent’s foot. The opponent would then move his foot to touch the knife. The object was to stretch your friend until he couldn’t reach the knife. More >>


Terminology II: What is Rare? (4/16/08)
rare Tom SawyerIn the world of collecting, like in anything else, there’s a language used by insiders. From video gamers to traders in the stock market, talking the talk can be half the battle. More >>


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