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1870-S US Dollar – Highlight of Bowers & Merena Auction, Baltimore, Maryland (3/21/08)
Obverse and Reverse of 1870-S US Seated Liberty DollarAn 1870-S United States Seated Liberty dollar sold for $705,689 in Bowers and Merena Auctions’ Baltimore sale. The dollar was graded VF-25 by Professional Coin Grading Service and was described as the Farouk-Schultz speciman. More >>


A Tussie Mussie (3/21/08)
It’s called a Tussie Mussie, a Posey Holder, Nose Gay, or a Porte-Bouque. The names are different, but they are the same thing – a small, cone-shaped flower holder that holds a very small bouquet. More >>


Creating Your Own Market in the Collectibles Business (3/21/08)
Lotton GlassHave you ever thought that by having a special interest in a certain Baseball, Football, Basketball player you could start your own business? A certain Singer, Actor or Race Car Driver might suit you better, but regardless of your taste, there is plenty of opportunity to turn this interest into dollars. More >>


Polish Coin Sets World Record at Auction (3/20/08)
1621 Polish 100 ducatsA monumental Polish gold 100 ducats coin struck nearly 400 years ago has sold for $1.38 million at an auction by Stack’s in New York City. The price set a record for a world coin. More >>


Who Pays More? (3/20/08)
Did you know that a typical collectible change hands more than 10 times as it moves up the ladder from the original owner to the final collector? Right then, if the collector pays 100% of the value what do others pay? Here’s a breakdown of the list of possible candidates. Collectors – usually pay 50 to 75% of retail value and pay the highest % of value for rare and unusual items. More >>


Antique American Flags (3/19/08)
Hello fellow Worthpointers and visitors. I hope you find the photos and descriptions of some of my more interesting flags to your liking. I would be happy to correspond with others regarding collecting antique flags. More >>


Indian Artifacts (3/19/08)
American Indian items are bringing unbelievable prices these days, and most dealers are completely unaware of the breadth of this market. More >>


The White House for Sale (3/18/08)
If a piano leg falls through your ceiling at home, it does cause some excitement, but you patch up the hole and move on. What is the reaction, though, when it happens not in your house, but the White House. More >>


Honoring Ireland with coins and a Guinness (3/17/08)
Honoring Ireland with coins and a Guinness The “Emerald Isle” is beautiful, but also steeped in its share of trouble. Its coins reflect this history. More >>


Soiling of Old Glory (3/17/08)
The Soiling of Old Glory If you can’t use the American flag as a weapon, then what’s freedom of speech all about, anyway? That could very well be the way some interpret the actions of the flag-wielding young man in the above photo. In reality, most everyone was horrified by the image. More >>


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