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Polish Coin Sets World Record at Auction (3/20/08)
1621 Polish 100 ducatsA monumental Polish gold 100 ducats coin struck nearly 400 years ago has sold for $1.38 million at an auction by Stack’s in New York City. The price set a record for a world coin. More >>


Who Pays More? (3/20/08)
Did you know that a typical collectible change hands more than 10 times as it moves up the ladder from the original owner to the final collector? Right then, if the collector pays 100% of the value what do others pay? Here’s a breakdown of the list of possible candidates. Collectors – usually pay 50 to 75% of retail value and pay the highest % of value for rare and unusual items. More >>


Antique American Flags (3/19/08)
Hello fellow Worthpointers and visitors. I hope you find the photos and descriptions of some of my more interesting flags to your liking. I would be happy to correspond with others regarding collecting antique flags. More >>


Indian Artifacts (3/19/08)
American Indian items are bringing unbelievable prices these days, and most dealers are completely unaware of the breadth of this market. More >>


The White House for Sale (3/18/08)
If a piano leg falls through your ceiling at home, it does cause some excitement, but you patch up the hole and move on. What is the reaction, though, when it happens not in your house, but the White House. More >>


Honoring Ireland with coins and a Guinness (3/17/08)
Honoring Ireland with coins and a Guinness The “Emerald Isle” is beautiful, but also steeped in its share of trouble. Its coins reflect this history. More >>


Soiling of Old Glory (3/17/08)
The Soiling of Old Glory If you can’t use the American flag as a weapon, then what’s freedom of speech all about, anyway? That could very well be the way some interpret the actions of the flag-wielding young man in the above photo. In reality, most everyone was horrified by the image. More >>


Matt Braum: Saving comic books from Mom (3/17/08)
Matt Baum says he became a collector of comic books at the age of ten – when his mother looked at the heap of comics littering his room and delivered an ultimatum: “You’ve got to pick these up … or I’m throwing them away.” More >>


Antique Presidential Pin (3/16/08)
I have an antique pin with Presidents Lincoln , Grant and Garfield’s pictures on it. The pin is about 3″ long and about 3/4″ tall. The background appears to be bone colored , maybe ivory. Picture of Lincoln is on left, Grant is in the center (larger picture of Grant) and Garfield is on right of pin. The ivory colored background is inlayed in brass. Could you identify this pin and appraise it. More >>


The Comic Speculator (3/16/08)
Thor #178This week Marvel Entertainment premiered their trailer for the new Incredible Hulk movie starring Edward Norton as the Hulk. This latest Hulk movie pits Bruce Banner, the Hulk’s alter ego, against the Abomination, another Hulk-type monster with more psychotic tendencies. More >>


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