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  • Nov 8 2013
  • 8 Nov 2013

Smart Pickers Find Gold in Vintage Bikes

Pickers everywhere dream of finding collectible “gold” stashed away in a barn or an attic. It seems almost weekly that the media is abuzz with […]

  • Nov 7 2013
  • 7 Nov 2013

Furniture’s Bum Rap: Mr. Eastlake was Innocent

According to some older and antique furniture dealers and collectors, there is one style from the 19th century that stands as the least attractive (read: […]

  • Nov 6 2013
  • 6 Nov 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 11/06/2013

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 […]

  • Nov 5 2013
  • 5 Nov 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Developing an Interior Decorating Mindset – Part I

When conducting an appraisal clinic, I inform participants that I will use one of three basic values to determine the worth of an object. The […]

  • Nov 5 2013
  • 5 Nov 2013

Ask a Worthologist: Victorian Tulip Lamp

Mary T. has a hanging lamp she found at a thrift shop. It looks old but has parts that look new. She contacted WorthPoint’s Ask […]

  • Nov 4 2013
  • 4 Nov 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ Connor McCrory to Appear on ‘Queen Latifah Show’

When we last checked in on young Connor McCrory, the 8-year-old Southern California boy with a passion of antiques and collectibles, he was launching his […]

  • Nov 4 2013
  • 4 Nov 2013

Unloved Antiques: Bronze Commemorative Medals and Coins

Nearly everyone has a bronze commemorative coin or medal kicking about the house. I must have a half dozen or so myself from local events. […]

  • Nov 3 2013
  • 3 Nov 2013

When Dylan Went Electric: Historic Newport Stratocaster to be Auctioned by Christie’s

On Dec. 6, 2013, Christie’s of New York will auction the 1964 Fender Stratocaster guitar that was played by Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk […]

  • Nov 2 2013
  • 2 Nov 2013

Collecting on Steroids: The Effect of PEDs on the Sports Memorabilia Market

The issue of steroids, human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing drugs certainly isn’t new to sports. Athletes from the worlds of cycling, boxing and the […]

  • Nov 1 2013
  • 1 Nov 2013

Chinese Export Silversmiths were Masters of the Art of the Tazza

中國出口銀器: 藝術大師級的高腳盤子 It is equally perplexing to find the origins of the object we know as a “tazza” as to understand why Chinese silversmiths during […]