• 4
    Apr

Ask Harry Rinker

In this edition of Ask Harry Rinker, he discusses downsizing and how to part with the antiques and collectibles you love. Host-Mary Brenneman, WorthPoint's VP of Content. Send your questions for Harry to news@worthpoint.com. In this edition of Ask Harry Rinker, he discusses downsizing and how to part with the antiques and collectibles you love. Host-Mary Brenneman, WorthPoint's...

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  • 4
    Apr

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 4, 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 3667123] Sunday,  April 4, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480331" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 4,...

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  • 4
    Apr

Good News for Dealers—Finally

Editor’s Note: Expert Harry Rinker doesn’t enjoy delivering doom and gloom to antiques and collectibles business owners. So he’s happy to report some positive signs—and offer ways to make the most of them. I cannot stop checking the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It is making me crazy. Each morning, I make a resolution to stop. My promise is...

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  • 4
    Apr

Oops, Don’t Break the Antique Glass

Editor’s Note: Ahh, the beauty of old glass in antiques. Let Fred Taylor guide you on how to refurbish pieces without destroying glass panels. Glass panels are some of the more attractive features of any piece of furniture especially if the piece is an antique and the glass is original to the piece and has survived unbroken. Old...

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  • 3
    Apr

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 3, 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 3666288] Saturday,  April 3, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480287" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 3,...

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  • 2
    Apr

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – April 2, 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 3665362] Friday,  April 2, 1943 [caption id="attachment_2480271" align="alignright" width="200" caption="April 2,...

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  • 1
    Apr

Tips for Keeping Collectibles Safe

By Dr. Stephenie Slahor Whatever makes up your collection, be it art, antiques or collectibles, you want to enjoy it. Whether you own your collection for hobby, profit or fun, you keep it safe for its value to you and its value as an investment. Storing a collection in a safety-deposit box, safe or other such secured place...

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  • 1
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/2/09

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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  • 31
    Mar

Proper Care and Storage of Antique Medical Instruments

Many of us have collections of antiques we wish to display but are not sure how. We do not always know what might look good, or what is safe for our precious antiques. This applies to medical antiques as well as art glass or comics. The thing most harmful to antiques, including medical antiques, is light. We must...

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  • 31
    Mar

Reference Books for the Trivet & Pressing Iron Collector

It’s my feeling that among the most important tools on the road to understanding and fully appreciating trivets and sad iron stands are good reference books. The titles listed below are the ones I turn to most often . . . tried-and-true references that will probably become your favorites, as well. Although the majority of titles are out...

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