• 28
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 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. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 27
    Mar

Bamboo Fly Rods

[voxant 3662081] Part of the allure of flyfishing lies in honoring its roots. That is why many fishermen have taken to collecting vintage bamboo fly rods along with vintage reels. Steve Ellis, collector of all-things flyfishing, talks about what to look for in a bamboo rod and what goes into determining the value. WorthPoint – […]

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  • 27
    Mar

An Internet Travel Guide for Trivet, Pressing Iron & Metalware Collectors

The search for information and for others with mutual interests is one of the most basic desires of the collector. I’d like to share some of my favorite Web sites from around the world. Many sites offer full viewing to nonmembers. Others require membership in order to access the expanded site. You are also invited […]

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  • 27
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 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. January 1943 Recap: We first met Lt. Reichard […]

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  • 26
    Mar

Antiques and Collectibles of the Apothecary

Until fairly recently, apothecaries (or chemists, pharmacists, druggists) compounded their own medicine and made their own pills, tinctures, syrups etc. Books called Pharmacopoeia were available with recipes for the various medicines, and the apothecary and his assistants spent much time making their wares (before books, chemists kept their recipes in their heads or on papyri, […]

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  • 26
    Mar

Stickley Furniture Crafted by Another Stickley

The best known Stickley furniture, and the most valuable on today’s market, hailed from the workshop of Gustav Stickley (1858-1942), the creator of the “Mission” style in North America. Because the style was such a success, Stickley’s brothers produced similar pieces in their firms: L. & J.G. Stickley, Stickley & Brandt, and Stickley Bros., but […]

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  • 26
    Mar

Bold, Vibrant Vintage Wilendur Tablecloths and Kitchen Linens

Some of the most popular items in collectible linens today are the brightly colored printed tablecloths of the 1930s-1960s. These vintage table linens take us back to a simpler time, often evoking fond memories. Perhaps the best-known of printed table linens is the Wilendur brand produced by the Weil and Durrse Company from 1938-1984. Weil […]

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  • 26
    Mar

You Could Be Sitting On A Fortune!

[youtube d41kVBWa8g4] You could be sitting on a fortune. WorthPoint, the premier site for antiques and collectibles, has launched a new and improved site, filled with new features. Check out this video and find out how WorthPoint can help you discover your hidden wealth.

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  • 26
    Mar

Testing the GoAntiques Waters – Buying a Comic Book Part II

About a month ago, I wrote about browsing through GoAntiques, looking at some Bronze-age Jack Kirby war comic (read Testing the GoAntiques Waters – Buying a Comic Book Part I). I had not, at the time, purchased anything from a GoAntiques vendor, but I found several Our Fighting Forces comics and was smitten. I was […]

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  • 26
    Mar

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – March 26, 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 […]

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