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  • Feb 12 2014
  • 12 Feb 2014

Watch Your Names: There’s No Such Thing as ‘Victorian Style’

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to names and descriptions of older and antique furniture, what you see, or what you hear, is […]

  • Feb 11 2014
  • 11 Feb 2014

The Comic Speculator — New Comics Roundup 02/12/14

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back […]

  • Feb 11 2014
  • 11 Feb 2014

Curation the Key to a Lasting Sports Memorabilia Collection

Collectors of sports memorabilia should know that acquiring a treasured item to add to their prized collection is just half of the process; curating is […]

  • Feb 10 2014
  • 10 Feb 2014

Cruise Ship Art Values a Matter of Knowing Appraisals

Wandering through the house with the executor, I tried to get a sense of the contents of the estate. I was immediately curious about the […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Rinker on Collectibles: At 55, is Barbie Over the Hill?

In March of 2014, Barbie will celebrate her 55th birthday. G.I. Joe turns 50 in February. Both were born (introduced) at a New York Toy […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Discovering the New Master Silversmith of Shanghai

中國出口銀器: 發現上海的新銀匠大師 Having researched Chinese Export Silver for well over three years now, I was quick to realize very early on that anything connected with […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Ask A Worthologist: The Mermaid Lamp

Albert T. likes to pick up things that need a little repair, fix them and then resell them. He bought this lamp quite inexpensively, and […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

The Collector’s Minute: Sonora Cabinet Phonographs and Radios

With the passage of time, the names of once well-known companies that were advertised 
daily on radio and in newspapers have faded away. Sonora is […]

  • Feb 6 2014
  • 6 Feb 2014

Belated Sports Collecting Resolutions for the New Year

Let’s face it. Change is difficult. That’s why most life-changing New Year’s resolutions fail within the first few weeks of being made. However, when it […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

The Credenza: It’s not just for Grandma’s Holiday Platters and Doilies

Over the past few years, you may have noticed a growing trend involving the ever-versatile piece of furniture called a credenza, buffet or sideboard. The […]