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  • Oct 7 2016
  • 7 Oct 2016

Connect with Your Favorite Television Shows by Collecting their Props

“Vitameatavegamin” is a classic story line used by Lucille Ball in her “I Love Lucy” television situation comedy in 1952. The character of Lucy Ricardo, […]

  • Oct 6 2016
  • 6 Oct 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: A Collector’s Perspective on Turning 75

In the past, I suggested collectors stop collecting between the ages of 62 and 65 and think about selling or the long-term future of their […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mark of the Week: A Sara Sax Rookwood Black Opal Vase

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

California’s New Memorabilia Law to have wide-Ranging Dealer and Collector Implications

California memorabilia dealers, booksellers, art and antique dealers are up in arms about California’s new law, AB-1570 Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia. The law requires dealers […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mechanical Music, More Politics & Mid-Century Mod Furniture featured in October’s Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Fall is my favorite time of year to attend an auction! The thrill of the hunt is heightened by the crisp weather, good […]

  • Oct 4 2016
  • 4 Oct 2016

Local Estate Auctions–Where the Real Action Is!

If you are in the business of buying and selling collectibles and antiques, the hard work is still being done in the trenches of the “local […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Lincolniana, Heritage’s Lincoln and His Time Auction & the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

When Heritage Auctions gaveled-in to begin the “Lincoln and His Times” sale on Sept. 17, 2016, you can be certain that Daniel Weinberg was assessing […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Fabulous Finds: Letters Home from a Civil War Soldier in the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

Most of the Fabulous Finds I have had over the many years are connected with my hobby of antique bottle collecting. I’ve made my find […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

A Collector for All Season: On-Site Estate Auctions a Goldmine for Dealers, Collectors Alike

A colleague recently posed an interesting question: is collecting seasonal? In other words, are some goods available only during certain times of the year? My […]

  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Game Collectors Enter Panic Mode as Fantasy Flight Games ends deal with Games Workshop

Way back in 2005, I attended the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) trade show in Las Vegas on behalf of my game shop. One of the […]