• 12
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 12, 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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  • 11
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 11, 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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  • 10
    Apr

‘The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion’

[caption id="attachment_2480795" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="‘The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion’"][/caption] The name "The Myriopticon, A Historical Panorama: Rebellion" is not one that rolls off the tongue very easily, and “Myriopticon” is a word very few of us have ever come across. But suppose you find yourself at a flea market and come across a cardboard box that sports...

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  • 10
    Apr

Brokering Adventures: Royal Vienna Vase

[caption id="attachment_2480807" align="alignright" width="224" caption="Royal Vienna-style vase."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2480808" align="alignright" width="231" caption="A close-up of the hand-painted portrait of a Victorian woman with rosy cheeks and flowing hair."][/caption] Atlantique City is a massive antique show, held several times a year at the Atlantic City Convention Center, featuring hundreds of dealers selling quality antiques. One special “draw” to the show...

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  • 10
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 10, 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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  • 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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