• 21
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 21, 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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  • 20
    Mar

Lakeside Merry-Go-Round Features Folk-Art Carvings

[caption id="attachment_2474194" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The original Merry-Go-Round at the Lakeside Amusement Park was located outside. It would eventually be housed in three different buildings since the park opened in 1908."][/caption] Adjacent to Lake Rhode in Lakeside, Colo., gleams the Tower of Jewels, a 150-foot-tall wooden tower built in 1907 originally fitted with 5,000 lights. It is the centerpiece...

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  • 20
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 20, 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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  • 20
    Mar

Apothecary Chests: Carry-alls Filled with Medicines of the Day

If you like boxes, as I do, and you like ooh-jahs, as I do, you will love apothecary chests, which are boxes filled with ooh-jahs. (Ooh-jahs are all kinds of little detailed things that can make life interesting). Apothecary chests are filled with bottles and tins of medicines, scales, weights, pill tiles, pill rollers, mortar and pestles, papers...

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  • 19
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 19, 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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  • 17
    Mar

This Week in Geek 3/18/09

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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  • 17
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 18, 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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  • 17
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 17, 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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  • 17
    Mar

Who Needs People? Who Needs an Online Community?

[caption id="attachment_2477340" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Joe Works"][/caption] If you are one of those people who asks, “Who cares about being in an online community?” or “Why should I spend any time being an active member of WorthPoint?” then this article is for you. On Monday, March 16, Kevin Tibbles reported a story on “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams”...

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  • 17
    Mar

Valuable Items That Slip Through the Cracks

When it's time to liquidate a family estate what are the first things we think of as having value. The dinning room is our first thought for its silverware, crystal and that special dinner ware that you only saw on holidays. Then we hurry into the bedroom and locate the jewelry boxes. After that it's the furniture, lamps...

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