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  • 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 […]

  • Oct 30 2013
  • 30 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 10/30/2013

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 29 2013
  • 29 Oct 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Paul Schreckengost-Designed Zodiac-Theme Plate

QUESTION: I have a 9-inch diameter sky blue Zodiac-theme plate designed by Paul Schreckengost for Gem Clay Forming Company of Sebring, Ohio. Viktor Schreckengost, a […]

  • Oct 27 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Behind the Scenes of an Auction of a Lifetime

This week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast’s format is a little different as we present a Martin Willis lecture in Amesbury, Mass., about the behind-the-scenes action […]

  • Oct 27 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013

The Complex Hierarchy of the China Trade Relative to the Chinese Export Silver Trade

相對於中國出口銀貿易而言的中國貿易之複雜階級制度 Chinese Export Silver was very much a product of the China Trade, but the period between 1757-1842 is now known as the “Old China […]

  • Oct 25 2013
  • 25 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Roundup – Ghost & Phantom Variants on the Rise

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 25 2013
  • 25 Oct 2013

The Collector’s Minute: Calendar Medals

Calendar medals are often items of speculation, and they’re frequently though to be one-of-a-kind, rare presentation pieces. But like paper calendars, they only appear rare […]