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True collector or Junk, that is my question. (4/3/08)
I love to collect stuff. My husband says it is junk. I hope to be able to add pictures to my descriptions soon, but first I have to ask my husband to show me how to put them on the computor. I have other things that I want to put in my list, but I don’t think just a description will do. More >>


Coins of India Republic (4/2/08)
25 Grammes ReverseHere are examples of coins of the India Republic. I purchased these coins 28 years ago at M.A. Storck Inc. in Portland, ME. At that time I was collecting coins of India. Since then, I have branched out to collecting world, USA coins and paper, as well as rare and unusual medals. I have included photographs of some of the India coins from my collection. More >>


Stoneware Jugs Can Pad Your Pockets (4/2/08)
31 Club member, Cecil, attended a very small flea market in Greenville Kentucky, when a gentleman approached him inquiring about … More >>


This Week in Geek 3/26 (4/1/08)
 Interior art from Mighty Avengers #11It’s New comic Wednesday and time for another This Week In Geek New Comic Round Up! Not a terribly heavy week, but there was still plenty of fun stuff waiting for me on the new comic shelves. More >>


The Golliwogg Character: Historical Icon or Racist Symbol ? (4/1/08)
golliwoggCreated in the 1870s by Florence Upton in England, the Golliwogg was a caricature used in advertisements all over Europe. It seldom appeared in the United States, however. It was made into a doll by Steiff of Germany in 1902. If you have one of these dolls today it could be worth upwards of $10,000. More >>


Why Are Presidents Collected? (4/1/08)
Challenge coin of President Bill Clinton, c. 1990sIt is a mystery to educated people from other countries: What is it with the American fascination with presidents? School children know their names in order by heart. Parents date important moments of their lives by who was in the Oval Office. Many people collect objects associated with their favorites. Why? More >>


The Glass Art of the Cambridge Glass Company (4/1/08)
Cambridge Glass Co, clear glass itemsThe Cambridge Glass Co. was one of America’s premier glass companies in the 20th century. It was founded in 1873, but its factory did not open in Cambridge, Ohio until 1901. The factory’s first piece of glass was a three pint pitcher produced in May, 1902. After ownership changes, the company went out of business in 1958 as a result of the influx of cheap, foreign made glass. More >>


Treasure Under the Table in Yellow Ware (3/31/08)
There’s a new ending to Friday’s Blog about our adventure to the estate sale. I’ve always told you to dig into every corner and look into every cabinet. Well, I took my own advice. More >>


Rare Roman Coin and Other Antiques (3/30/08)
I have a Rare Imperial Roman Coin, Constantius II, 337-361 A.D. A real rare coin. I also have a 1914 Eastman Kodak Pocket Camera and leather holder in good condition. I have a Treasure Island printed 1922 in New York, my MacMillan Co. Robert Lewis Stevenson signed. More >>


Political Items in Worthopedia, Part II (3/29/08)
Nixon and Eisenhower convention items, 1956, 1960Our Worthopedia continues to grow. There are now somewhere close to 2 million individual items from auction companies, worthologists and subscribers on just about every collectible imaginable. It is a tremendous resource. More >>


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