• 9
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 9, 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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  • 8
    Apr

Establishing Provenance Means More Money

[caption id="attachment_2480727" align="alignleft" width="145" caption="Portrait of Winston Churchill"][/caption] Do you have any evidence that Washington slept on that bed you want to sell? What about the satin bustier? Did it give more oomph to Mae West’s figure? More curves to Madonna’s? Did that painting really hang in Winston Churchill’s study? If the answers are “yes,” then you’ve got...

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  • 8
    Apr

Auction Report: Neal Auction’s Spring Sale

Neal Auction Company of New Orleans presents a remarkable collection at its April 18-19 Spring Auction Sale. The sale has an impressive offering of furniture and objects d’art, some of which have been carried over from its winter sale. The spring auction also contains a noteworthy selection of first-time paintings by important listed artists, upon which this preview...

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  • 8
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/8/09

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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  • 8
    Apr

Art of the Glaze: Collecting North Carolina Art Pottery

By A. Everette James, Jr. [caption id="attachment_2480681" align="aligncenter" width="238" caption="This unsigned North Carolina ring handle art pottery vase with ring lug handles is advertised as made by Arthur Ray Cole in the 1940s. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2480682" align="aligncenter" width="238" caption="The wheel-thrown vase has a rutile crystalline rustic glaze, and the red clay body, with stilt marks visible on the...

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  • 8
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 8, 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 3669560] Thursday,  April 8, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480599" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 8,...

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  • 7
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 7, 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 3668645] Wednesday,  April 7, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480584" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 7,...

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  • 6
    Apr

Weekly News Roundup: April 6- April 10, 2009

Art, antiques and collectibles news includes an auction of Elkins Loop chairs, paintings from Hearst Castle and Christie's in Washington, D.C. From The New York Times: In Chair Design, An Endless Loop The Times has a profile of the Elkins Loop chair, designed in the 1930s by a Chicago decorator, in time for the auction of several of...

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  • 6
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 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 3667997] Tuesday,  April 6, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480377" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 6,...

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  • 6
    Apr

Get Cracking on Collecting Eggs

The egg has always been a universal symbol of renewal and rebirth—a perfect symbol for the celebration of Easter. And it is a very popular collectible. But did you know that elaborately painted eggs have been found in Italian burial sites dating as far back as the 7th century B.C.? It’s clear that today’s collectors join a very...

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