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  • Oct 8 2013
  • 8 Oct 2013

D’Angelico and D’Aquisto: Masters of the Handmade Archtop Guitar

Handmade stringed musical instruments are seldom average. They are usually found at the extremes of quality: they are either gawdawful or sublime. The “worst of […]

  • Oct 8 2013
  • 8 Oct 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Mechanical Art Balances Mass-Production and Aesthetics

I recently was provided with copies of e-mail exchanges between advanced toy train collectors that dealt with topics ranging from the long-term prospects of sustaining […]

  • Oct 7 2013
  • 7 Oct 2013

Chinese Export Silver Candlesticks are Lustrous Beacons of Excellence

中國出口銀器: 明亮的卓越之燈塔 Chinese Export Silver is without doubt the most mysterious silver category the world ever saw. Only now, more than 70 years after it […]

  • Oct 4 2013
  • 4 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Roundup – Low-Grade Golden Age Comics Hopping

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 2 2013
  • 2 Oct 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 10/02/2013

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 2 2013
  • 2 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ to Launch Estate Sales Company with Southern California Sale

Just about every 8-year-old can tell you what he or she wants to be when they grow up: a nurse, a teacher, a veterinarian, a […]

  • Sep 30 2013
  • 30 Sep 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Elaine Miller on Glass and Ceramic Restoration

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis conducts a fascinating interview with noted glass and ceramic conservator Elaine Miller, where she discusses the […]

  • Sep 30 2013
  • 30 Sep 2013

It’s Raining Rookies: Dual-Class Offers NHL Card Collectors Wild Opportunities

The puck is about to drop on the 2013-2014 National Hockey League season, and due to the lockout-shortened season of last year, collectors have a […]

  • Sep 30 2013
  • 30 Sep 2013

Is It a Set? Does It Matter? Harlequin Furniture Sets or Suites an Accepted Practice

That’s a great set of dining room chairs you bought at auction. Sounds like you got a real good deal on them, too. But I […]

  • Sep 30 2013
  • 30 Sep 2013

It’s all in the Marks: No, It`s not Early Meissen

Contrary to many who believe that advertising and product branding was mainly a Madison Avenue/20th-century marketing innovation, “branding”—the marketing of a name, or even profiting […]