‘Registered in R.I.’ License Plate is a Real Diamond Found in the Rough
Last year, at the beginning of the holiday season, I received an e-mail from a young lady by the name of Nancy who dabbles in […]
The Iconic Eames Lounge Chair; Is that One Real or Fake?
The Eames model 670 lounge chair and 671 ottoman are undoubtedly the most recognizable pieces of mid century modern furniture and the most copied. The […]
‘Thrift Hunter’ Jason T. Smith to Attend Christmas-Themed Tiki Event in SoCal
Jason T. Smith, the star of “Thrift Hunters” and a WorthPoint Worthologist with a penchant for all things tiki, will be bringing dozens of Polynesian-themed […]
Here’s Wishing You a Safe Shipping Season (But I’m Not Holding My Breath)
By Wayne Jordan If you’re gifting and shipping collectibles for the holidays, I hope you are either very lucky or very well insured. I recently […]
Comics Speculator: Holy Hot Rods! The Original Batmobile to be Auctioned
By Matt Baum This week on the Comic Speculator we’re taking a break from comics to talk about one of the most iconic collectible cars […]
Collecting JFK: Do the Kennedy Things Grandmother Saved Have Any Value
There are events in our lives that stand out like no others. Most of us in my generation know where we were and what we were doing on Nov. 22, 1963 when we learned that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
For Video Game Collectors, Acquiring Atari’s E.T. is the Ultimate Dumpster Dive
Back in April, an excavation crew dug up the fabled “Atari landfill” in Alamogordo, N.M., where supposedly thousands of unsold copies of the “E.T.: The […]
The Postcard Time Machine: Postcard Producers Played on Leather’s Uniqueness
What do you do when there’s lots of competition? Make something completely different! That’s what publishers did during the postcard boom of the early 1900s. […]
American Estates are Gaining Momentum: Will Yours Keep Pace?
Freedom of speech; freedom of religion; freedom to peaceably assemble. The American Bill of Rights was created as a framework for American Society. But the […]
Comics Speculator: McFarlane-Signed Amazing Spider-Man #300 Cover Art to be Sold
This week on the Comic Speculator we’re taking a look at a couple of stories bouncing around the Internet that will be sure to upset […]