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  • May 5 2016
  • 5 May 2016

Q and A with Harry Rinker: A Flow Blue Soup Tureen & Suspect Paint Ware

QUESTION:: I own a W. H. Grindley, Poppy pattern, covered soup tureen and under platter. I believe these pieces are more than 50 years old. […]

  • May 2 2016
  • 2 May 2016

WorthPoint’s Worthopedia Levels the Antiques and Collectibles Playing Field

A few years ago, Forbes Magazine editor Jon Bruner and location technology authority Tim O’Reilly discussed the impact of information on business. O’Reilly’s summary of […]

  • May 1 2016
  • 1 May 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Is there a Benefit to ‘Verbal’ Provenance?

According to its current owner, this “Art Deco” pottery study of four heads measuring 10 inches in height was purchased during the 1980s from a […]

  • Apr 25 2016
  • 25 Apr 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: When is it Time to Stop Beating a Dead Horse?

While told by my writing instructors to avoid clichés, idioms, proverbs and folk/regional sayings, I find they allow me to express exactly what I mean. […]

  • Apr 25 2016
  • 25 Apr 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Barnes & Company ‘Fireproof’ Safe

The owners of this Barnes & Company safe report it has been in the family for more than 100 years, formerly used to store the […]

  • Apr 24 2016
  • 24 Apr 2016

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice: Collecting Hard Plastic Dolls of the 1950s

Retirement is fast approaching or, for some of us, has already reached the generation known as Baby Boomers. It seems only natural that for many […]

  • Apr 19 2016
  • 19 Apr 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Art Deco German Cupboard

The couple who purchased this piece were told it was “1930s European,” had been “professionally restored” and was “all original.” The dealer who sold it […]

  • Apr 19 2016
  • 19 Apr 2016

Q and A with Harry Rinker: 1961-62 Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle Stellar AM Radio

QUESTION: I have a Roger Maris/Mickey Mantle tabletop AM radio. The front of the radio has a cream/ivory colored plastic face. To the left is […]

  • Apr 18 2016
  • 18 Apr 2016

‘Inverted Jenny’ Stamp recovered after 1955 Theft; One of Three Mates Still at Large

It seems that we can’t go a week without hearing a news report about someone lacking in scruples but with an abundant amount of brass […]

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 13 Apr 2016

Get Away from it All: Travel Posters are among the Most Popular Graphic Art Collectibles

The earliest travel posters were by top artists who created work that is highly sought-after by collectors today. Travel posters of all types are among […]