• 2
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 2, 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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  • 1
    Mar

What’s Hidden in Your Attic?

What treasures are crannied away in a basement? The garage? A steamer trunk from a great-grandparent’s grand tour of Europe, opened after years and found crammed with collectibles? Or that usual suspect, the attic? A Cincinnati, Ohio, attic produced more than your average trove. Up there at the top of the house was discovered not one, not two—oh,...

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  • 1
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 1, 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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  • 28
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 28, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, stationed at McClellan...

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  • 27
    Feb

Rare Unrestored Action Comics #1 Goes on the Block

[caption id="attachment_2474364" align="aligncenter" width="368" caption="Action Comics #1. An unrestored copy of Action #1 went up for sale on Feb. 27, and experts expect it to draw bids up to $400,000."][/caption] The first appearance of Superman in the pages of Action Comics #1, which originally went on sale in June of 1938, has long been considered the birth of...

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  • 27
    Feb

Identifying Japanese Porcelain Types: Arita, Imari and Hizen

It can be confusing to try to figure out the different types of ware and the different terms used with porcelain from the Arita area of Japan. The long history coupled with changes in terms can also confuse. The terms Arita and Imari are often used interchangeably. While not technically correct, one can hear the terms used to...

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  • 27
    Feb

Colorado’s Historic Carousels – Lakeside Merry-Go-Round

[voxant 3642323] Out of the two to three thousand wood carousels built in America there are less than 200 left. Most of the surviving carousels are on the East and West coasts. Colorado has five that together tell a fascinating story of Americas carousels. In this video, we visit the Lakeside Merry-Go-Round in the suburbs of Denver. This...

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  • 27
    Feb

Colorado’s Historic Carousels – Elitch Gardens

[voxant 3642308] Out of the two to three thousand wooden carousels built in America there are less than 200 left. Most of the surviving carousels are on the East and West coasts. Colorado has five that together tell a fascinating story of Americas carousels. Go back in time and visit the carousel at  historic Elitch Gardens. This video...

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  • 27
    Feb

The Scandal of Clipped Autograph Cards

[caption id="attachment_2474174" align="alignright" width="300" caption="This card featuring George Washington’s signature from a clipped document was recently on the market for $75,000."][/caption] P.T. Barnum was dead on correct with the famous phrase "There’s a sucker born every minute.” Although this saying can be applied to almost any situation where someone has been taken, it is especially true in the...

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  • 27
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 27, 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. Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard in January, stationed at McClellan...

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