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Hearing the Veteran’s Story (11/29/07)
The Veteran in 1918I just read an article stating there are only three living WWI vets left. It seems like they all faded away without receiving the recognition they deserved. I’ve only met one WWI vet in my life. He was my great uncle Benny. Benny served with the 88th Division and told me that he survived the war but nearly died on the troop ship coming home because of a serious flu outbreak. More >>


Wedgwood (11/25/07)
In 1759 Josiah Wedgwood established a pottery near Stoke-on-Trent at the former Ivy House works in Burslem, England. By 1761, Wedgwood … More >>


Military Collectibles for Investment (11/21/07)
Civil War Collectibles are highly collectible!I recently read a New York Times article about military collectibles that touched on two interesting subjects. More >>




Unlimited “Limited Edition” Collectibles (11/17/07)
A Limited Edition Classic!!!I grew up at the tail end of an age where most people bought toys with the intent of them being played with. As a small child, I had a neighborhood friend who would receive toys for his birthday or Christmas and never take them out of the packaging. His Star Wars and G.I. Joe figures remained on the blister cards. More >>


Diamonds are a girl’s best friend… (11/15/07)
Diamonds are a girlDiamonds are a girl’s best friend… Needless to say you have seen and heard this quote many times and it is true. In the collecting world jewelry it’s golden whether it’s gold or not. There are so many categories of jewelry it is mind boggling! All people (yes men too!) collect jewelry in some form or another. More >>




Worthpoint is for you (11/15/07)
Worthpoint is for you. Whether you know it or not, everyone is a collector of something. With the aging of the American populous, every individual tends to become an afficionado of something; what follows from that is your propensity to collect that of which you have a liking. What you collect says something about your personality, your goals, your passions. More >>


What Do you Find While Going to Garage Sales? (11/14/07)
82 Airborne MedallionI am a profound shopper at garage and estate sales. I suspect that many of us end up buying and selling collectibles and antiques because we can not pass up the bargains. More >>


The beginning of collections. (11/12/07)
To Have and To Hold:  The History of Collectors and CollectingMarilyn vos Savant, in her regular column, was asked "where was the earliest known museum and what was displayed?"   Ms. vos Savant answers that the first museums as we understand them were located in Egypt, Greece, and Rome.  However, only scholars got to view anything kept inside and then only used as teaching tools, not viewed by the general public. More >>


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