• 2
    Mar

Weekly News Roundup: March 2-6, 2009

Topping art, antiques and collectibles headlines heading into the weekend are a 1823 copy of the Declaration of Independence up for sale in North Carolina, a rare stamp sells for six figures, an end (it can be hoped) to the controversy surrounding the sale of Gandhi’s personal items and some of the most skin-crawling, spine-tingling […]

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  • 2
    Mar

Ulla Darni Painted Glass

Stunning blown glass chandeliers with brightly colored flowers are at the heart of the work of artist, Ulla Darni. Known for her reverse painting technique, Ms. Darni talks with Sandy Sardella, of Pismo Fine Art Glass, about her chandeliers and her new venture with painted glass panels.

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  • 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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  • 27
    Feb

Rare Unrestored Action Comics #1 Goes on the Block

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 the Superhero comics in America. Whether or not Superman was the first superhero is a discussion in and of it’s self, but one thing that is for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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