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  • Jan 24 2014
  • 24 Jan 2014

Estate Executors Can Only Profit from Hiring an Appraiser

There’s a very compelling reason why estate executors should enlist the help of an appraiser or auctioneer when sorting through an estate’s personal property: Executors […]

  • Jan 23 2014
  • 23 Jan 2014

It’s All in the Marks: Laviolette Limoges Porcelain

Floral French Limoges porcelain was very popular from the last quarter of the 19th century until the beginning of the First World War in 1914. […]

  • Jan 22 2014
  • 22 Jan 2014

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 01/22/2014

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 21 2014
  • 21 Jan 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Mary Miley Theobald & ‘Stuff After Death’

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, Martin Willis speaks with historian and author Mary Miley Theobald on a “what to do” book on […]

  • Jan 21 2014
  • 21 Jan 2014

Rinker on Collectibles: How Accurate are Our Memories?

This column examines two types of memories—collecting and personal. While there are similarities between collecting and personal memories, there are key differences. There also is […]

  • 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 […]