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  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Martin Codina and ‘Liquidating an Estate’

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Martin Codina as the two met at Connor McCrory’s (America’s Youngest Picker) first estate […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Fun Reads with Antiques and Collectibles Themes

In the course of preparing the annual “Rinker on Collectibles” summer reads column, which focused on cozy mysteries with antiques and collectibles themes, I encountered […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: What to do with Upholstered Furniture

Writer Amy Gale, in her book “Shows, Shops, & Auctions: Essays on the Antiques Trade,” recounts a tale of London surgeon Samuel Sharp, traveling in […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

It’s All in the Marks: Identifying Baccarat Crystal and Glass

Baccarat has built a worldwide reputation for making perfume bottles, barware, quality stemware and chandeliers. Baccarat has a history dating back to the early years […]

  • Oct 21 2013
  • 21 Oct 2013

Fake Game-Worn Jersey Issue Problematic for Sports Trading Card Manufacturers

Yet another in a series of stunning legal cases related to fraud within the sports collectibles market made mainstream news outlets across the country last […]

  • Oct 21 2013
  • 21 Oct 2013

Passing the Salt for 8,000 Years in Chinese Export Silver Style

中國出口銀器: 遞上鹽的格調 – 8000年了! To many of us, we might be aware of the connotations that salt has with monarchy—a substance of high value and […]

  • Oct 21 2013
  • 21 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Roundup – The Crazy, Hazy Origin of Mircleman

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 and […]

  • Oct 16 2013
  • 16 Oct 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: A Bottle of 1969 Château Mouton Rothschild

QUESTION: I have a bottle of 1969 Château Mouton Rothschild. The bottle is No. 32124. The bottle label notes: “Shipped by / LEXIS /LACHINE & […]

  • Oct 16 2013
  • 16 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 10/16/2013

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 […]

  • Oct 15 2013
  • 15 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ Connor McCrory’s Inaugural Estate Sale Deemed a Success

LA CAÑADA, Calif. – Connor McCrory’s first foray into the estate sales business was deemed a great success, earning praise from the executor of the […]