• 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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  • 26
    Feb

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

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  • 25
    Feb

Sports Collectibles News March 2-6

The past few weeks have been busy for the world of sports and sports collectibles. To make sure you’re in tune with the latest sports collectibles news, I’ve brought all the top stories together in this roundup. [caption id="attachment_2474378" align="aligncenter" width="236" caption="Tiger Woods autographed victory photo"][/caption] • Tiger is Back! Upper Deck Releases New Cards—Five years. That’s how...

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  • 25
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – February 25, 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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  • 25
    Feb

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES—Column #1124

What Do I Do When I Cannot Afford An Appraiser?—Part I Thanks to the media, especially the “Antiques Roadshow” and a rash of HGTV “antiques and collectibles” shows in the late 1990s and first half of this decade, Americans now are alert to the potential value of family heirlooms, childhood treasures and other types of personal property. The...

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  • 25
    Feb

This Week in Geek 2/25/09

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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  • 24
    Feb

Testing the GoAntiques Waters: Buying a Comic Book Part 1

Not too long ago, WorthPoint purchased GoAntiques.com, an online marketplace for antique collectors and buyers. Unlike other online collectible sites or marketplaces, GoAntiques seems to speak to those “in the know,” which I like. Those of you who have been at WorthPoint for a while might recognize me as the comic-book Worthologist. In short, I'm a longtime comic...

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  • 24
    Feb

Durable, Colorful Victorian Trade Cards

Victorian Trade Cards are an interesting type of ephemera to collect, as companies in the late 1870s to early 1900s distributed these cards as a form of advertising. So just about any consumer product of the Victorian era can be found promoted on a trade card. The fronts of these cards were humorous, decorative or offered some type...

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  • 24
    Feb

How Much Is That Dolly In The Window?

In the world of antiques, just because something is old does not make it particularly valuable. Likewise, just because a doll is old does not mean you have secured your retirement. Since I have mentioned the word “antique,” I’ll take a moment to define what doll collectors consider an antique, versus a vintage doll. In the world of...

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  • 24
    Feb

Lt. Reichard’s WWII Diary – Feb. 24, 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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