• 22
    Nov

Savoir Faire and ‘L’art De La Table’ – So Typically Chinese!

餐桌上的專業與藝術 – 典型的中國風格 A well-set dining table may be likened to a stage set; it can speak volumes about an occasion, the person who set it and it contains a plethora of subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) social messages. In short, it is the scenery that acts as a foil for the guests to […]

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  • 20
    Nov

Rinker on Collectibles: Where Were You When You Heard? Questions that Define Us

Sociologists, psychologists, economists and other members of the academic community have developed elaborate models to define generations. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project divides us into six generation: G.I. Generation (born before 1936); Silent Generation (born 1937-1945); Older Boomers (born 1946-1954); Younger Boomers (born 1955-1964); Generation X (born 1965-1976); and Millennials (born […]

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  • 20
    Nov

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 11/20/2013

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 issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 19
    Nov

Three E. Howard Astronomical Regulator Clocks to Pace Fontaine Auction

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Three exceptional E. Howard & Company astronomical regulator clocks—including a No. 68 astronomical regulator expected to realize between $100,000 and $150,000, plus a pair of R. J. Horner mahogany grandfather clocks, one signed Tiffany & Co.—will all headline an antique clock auction scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The […]

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  • 19
    Nov

Roseville Pottery, Brilliant Cut Glass Collections to lead Multi-Estate Auction

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Choice items from the estate of Dr. Ray Gregory, a general surgeon from Corinth, Miss.— to include around 200 pieces of Roseville pottery collected over the course of 40 years, about 50 pieces of brilliant cut glass, dozens of pre-1900 copper kettles and more—will headline a fall antique extravaganza auction planned for […]

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  • 19
    Nov

Auction Results: Pair Chinese Carved Coral Sculptures Each Gavel for $66,550

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A Chinese hand-carved red coral sculpture of four Guan Yin (Buddhist deities of mercy and compassion) from the Qing Dynasty and a Chinese hand-carved red coral group figure depicting two Guan Yin with flowers throughout each gaveled for $66,550 to share top-lot honors at Elite Decorative Arts’ Nov. 2 auction in […]

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  • 19
    Nov

Video: Making the Most of Your Holiday Thrifting Buys

Bryan Goodman and Jason T. Smith of Thrifting with the Boys—who offer tips on buying low at thrift shops and reselling for profit on eBay—talk with WorthPoint’s Christina Kapusta in their inaugural Holiday Hangout. Jason and Bryan explain how they use WorthPoint to get the most from the items they buy and sell, with a particular […]

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  • 15
    Nov

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Roundup – 46,000-Issue Comics Collection Discovery

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 back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from the Overstreet Guide to Comics (OVST), Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers […]

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  • 15
    Nov

Stan ‘The Man’ Musial Collection Garners Top Dollar at Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions recently completed their annual fall, Sports Collectibles Signature Auction, to the tune of $7.7 million. Highlighting the event were items from Stan “The Man” Musial’s personal collection. Musial, a Hall of Fame baseball player, spent his entire 22-year career with the St. Louis Cardinals. His time spent in the Major Leagues spanned three […]

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  • 15
    Nov

Upcoming Legends Auction Retells the Story of JFK and Camelot One item at a Time

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy later this month, several high-level auctions of personal, campaign and presidential items associated with his time at the White House have recently been conducted. Even personal effects of Lee Harvey Oswald have been auctioned. Now comes the Kennedy-Hollywood connection. John McInnis Auctioneers is […]

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