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  • Jan 7 2014
  • 7 Jan 2014

Estate Executors’ Headaches: Selling Trophy Mounts

If you were an estate executor and discovered a cache of illegal drugs in a decedent’s home, you’d know not to sell them, right? Of […]

  • Jan 1 2014
  • 1 Jan 2014

Want an Autograph? Know Your Collector’s Etiquette

I have written before about best practices and proper etiquette for acquiring through-the-mail autographs, but what about acquiring autographs in person? There are many different […]

  • Jan 1 2014
  • 1 Jan 2014

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

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 1 2014
  • 1 Jan 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Culture Shock!

文化震撼 I have chosen to start 2014 with a rant! Please humor me while I do… For two years now, I have been striving to […]

  • Dec 30 2013
  • 30 Dec 2013

The Collector’s Minute: Art Nouveau-Style Amphora Pottery

This large Art Nouveau bust (left) was made by the Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel Amphora pottery factory, circa 1896. The pottery was located in what […]

  • Dec 30 2013
  • 30 Dec 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: The Role of Chance in the Antiques and Collectibles Trade

The Free Dictionary defines chance as “1(a) the unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seem to have no assignable cause; 1(b) a force assumed […]

  • Dec 26 2013
  • 26 Dec 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 12/26/2013

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 […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: French Provincial Loveseat & Camp Granada Board Game

QUESTION: I have a French Provincial loveseat. I was told it was made in France or possibly Quebec, Canada, in the 1880s. Around 1900, my […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

The Extension Table: From Ancient Rome to the Dining Room

A reader recently sent me some photos of a Victorian-period table. At first glance, it looked like a typical “turtle-top” parlor or lamp table with […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Movie News Enlarge Ant Man First-Appearance Values

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 […]