• 10
    Apr

Brokering Adventures: Royal Vienna Vase

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 is that it offers free appraisals to the public, and last October show promoters invited several Worthologists to help evaluate the items brought in. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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  • 8
    Apr

Establishing Provenance Means More Money

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 great provenance.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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  • 8
    Apr

Art of the Glaze: Collecting North Carolina Art Pottery

By A. Everette James, Jr. (All items shown in this article are availabe for purchase through GoAntiques.com. Click on the photos for individual item details) For almost any acquisition endeavor, knowledge is power; whether one is collecting old masters, Oriental carpets, raw land in the South Pacific or the XYZ Corp. Ltd. However, if the […]

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  • 8
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 8, 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. [voxant 3669560] Thursday,  April 8, 1943 Home –  Maryland […]

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  • 7
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 7, 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. [voxant 3668645] Wednesday,  April 7, 1943 Home –  Maryland […]

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  • 6
    Apr

Weekly News Roundup: April 6- April 10, 2009

Art, antiques and collectibles news includes an auction of Elkins Loop chairs, paintings from Hearst Castle and Christie’s in Washington, D.C. From The New York Times: In Chair Design, An Endless Loop The Times has a profile of the Elkins Loop chair, designed in the 1930s by a Chicago decorator, in time for the auction […]

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