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  • Mar 4 2014
  • 4 Mar 2014

Bopping Through Recording History with Collectible Rockabilly Records

Collecting records is easy. Records are widely available and often cheap. But assembling a meaningful record collection requires thought, vigilance and no small investment. Records […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot

非常中國式的普珥節話劇 To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

Like Peanut Butter & Jelly, WorthPoint & Thrift Hunters Are a Winning Combination

Back in early 2013, Bryan Goodman & Jason T. Smith of Thrifting With The Boys started filming Season One of their new TV show, “Thrift […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

The Postcard Time Machine: How About Those Quiz Kids?

The Quiz Kids were part of American culture for many years. In a time when children were to be seen and not heard, the entire […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

It’s All in the Marks: ‘Dresden Lace’ Pieces in the Style of Meissen

One thing that leads new collectors of porcelain figurines down the wrong path is judging a figurine’s vintage by its style, rather than other indicators […]

  • Mar 2 2014
  • 2 Mar 2014

Hammond Model S Chord Organs: The Non-Musician’s Instrument of Choice

Americans value their leisure time. I know I do; it’s nice to have some time to spend however I see fit. My ancestors (yours, too, […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Original Art of Wolverine’s First Appearance to be Sold

In this week’s roundup, we’ll start with some amazing auctions this going on at your favorite comic book auction houses this week and then we’ll […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works

中國出口銀器: 凱薩琳大帝來了 Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of the reality that was […]

  • Feb 27 2014
  • 27 Feb 2014

$10M ‘Saddle Ridge Hoard’ Gold Coin Treasure Rocks Numismatic World

Whether it was fate or purely by accident, February seems to be a great month for prospecting for gold. Two years ago in February a […]

  • Feb 26 2014
  • 26 Feb 2014

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 02/26/2014

New Comics Roundup The Fantastic Four gets another #1 this week, new red costumes (I’m not crazy about the new look) and a new writer […]