• 31
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 31, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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 3662845] Wednesday,  March 31, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480060" align="alignright" width="200" caption="March...

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  • 31
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 1, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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 3664653] Thursday,  April 1, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480239" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April...

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  • 30
    Mar

Weekly News Roundup: March 30- April 3, 2009

Wrapping up this week's art, antiques and collectibles news is a Jimi Hendrix home recording, a David Hockney sketch, Cecil Beaton photographs and Baltimore burglars. From Reuters: Hendrix home tape for sale, shows 'softer' side A Jimi Hendrix home recording is expected to fetch between $70,000 and $140,000 when it goes up for auction later this month. The...

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  • 30
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 30, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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 3662660] Tuesday, March 30, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480048" align="alignright" width="200" caption="March...

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  • 29
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 29, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, stationed...

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  • 28
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 28, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, stationed...

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  • 27
    Mar

Bamboo Fly Rods

[voxant 3662081] Part of the allure of flyfishing lies in honoring its roots. That is why many fishermen have taken to collecting vintage bamboo fly rods along with vintage reels. Steve Ellis, collector of all-things flyfishing, talks about what to look for in a bamboo rod and what goes into determining the value. WorthPoint - Discover Your Hidden...

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  • 27
    Mar

An Internet Travel Guide for Trivet, Pressing Iron & Metalware Collectors

The search for information and for others with mutual interests is one of the most basic desires of the collector. I’d like to share some of my favorite Web sites from around the world. Many sites offer full viewing to nonmembers. Others require membership in order to access the expanded site. You are also invited to visit my...

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  • 27
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 27, 1943

Lt. Reichard's WWII Diary Project and Recap: 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. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, stationed...

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  • 26
    Mar

Antiques and Collectibles of the Apothecary

Until fairly recently, apothecaries (or chemists, pharmacists, druggists) compounded their own medicine and made their own pills, tinctures, syrups etc. Books called Pharmacopoeia were available with recipes for the various medicines, and the apothecary and his assistants spent much time making their wares (before books, chemists kept their recipes in their heads or on papyri, but that’s another...

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