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  • Jan 21 2014
  • 21 Jan 2014

The Longest Tea Party the World’s Ever Seen! Part 1

中國出口銀器: 有史以來最長的茶具 之一 My research has long made me aware of the inextricable links between The China Trade period and Chinese Export Silver; without the […]

  • Jan 20 2014
  • 20 Jan 2014

Paranormal Photo Album Far Exceeds Expectations at Auction

As an appraiser, I try to scan the results of auctions in my interest area so I can stay on top of changing market trends. […]

  • Jan 20 2014
  • 20 Jan 2014

Oh Baby! A Look Back at Steiff’s Toys for Tots from the 1970s and ’80s

The long-standing tag line for the Steiff Company, articulated by the founder Margarete Steiff at the turn of last century, is “Only the best for […]

  • Jan 20 2014
  • 20 Jan 2014

The Collector’s Minute: Hepplewhite Style

The piece pictured here is a mahogany butler’s desk. It’s in the “Hepplewhite style,” which was popular from the late 18th century through the 1820s. […]

  • Jan 17 2014
  • 17 Jan 2014

Danelectro Guitars: The Beginners’ Instrument Collected by Rock Stars

Vintage guitar auctions are heavily weighted toward the three big names in guitar history—Fender, Gibson and Martin—and rightfully so: in recent decades, those companies have […]

  • Jan 14 2014
  • 14 Jan 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: 1950s Italian Ceramics, Philadelphia Tavern Prints

QUESTION: I own an urn-like vase that rests on a matching plate. The vase stands 8 ¾ inches high and is 3 ¼ inches wide […]

  • Jan 14 2014
  • 14 Jan 2014

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 01/15/2014

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 […]

  • Jan 13 2014
  • 13 Jan 2014

It’s Always Naptime with Steiff’s Vintage Sleeping Style Animals

I don’t know about you, but after a month of a few too many parties, second helpings, special holiday desserts and celebratory beverages—combined with bitter […]

  • Jan 13 2014
  • 13 Jan 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The Cultural Crossovers of Incense

中國出口銀器: 中外文化結合的香! The relationship and benefits between humans and incense may be likened to butterflies to flowers and trees to the sun. This, in itself, […]

  • Jan 12 2014
  • 12 Jan 2014

Unloved Antiques: Old Master Prints

No yard sale or flea market would complete without a few Old Master–type renderings of works by notable artists like Rembrandt van Rijn. Some them […]