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  • Aug 12 2013
  • 12 Aug 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Chance is a Scarce Commodity in the Antiques World

NOTE: While this “Rinker on Collectibles” Questions and Answers column focuses only on one question, the information and principals discussed in the second half of […]

  • Aug 11 2013
  • 11 Aug 2013

Antique Marbles—The Simplest of Toys is now a Complex Hobby

I had a 15-minute break from work one Saturday a couple of years ago and decided to spend it cruising through the flea market up […]

  • Aug 9 2013
  • 9 Aug 2013

The Agony and Ecstasy of Owning a ‘Priceless’ Painting

Several years ago, I purchased a beautiful painting at a garage sale for $3. The scene seemed very familiar, but I didn’t linger on my […]

  • Aug 9 2013
  • 9 Aug 2013

The Art of the Silver Cage Shows Creative Genius of Chinese Silversmiths

中國出口銀器: 銀籠子的藝術 Chinese Export Silver produced some extraordinary silversmiths by anyone’s standards; a much-used statement by me and one I am oft criticized about. There […]

  • Aug 9 2013
  • 9 Aug 2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Report – Crime Doesn’t Pay, Batman # 1 Edition

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 […]

  • Aug 6 2013
  • 6 Aug 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: More Antiques & Collectibles Cozy Mysteries

My good friend Jane Cleland introduced me to the world of cozy mysteries, and since the summer reading season isn’t quite over, I thought you, […]

  • Aug 6 2013
  • 6 Aug 2013

It’s all in the Marks: Using War and ‘Country of Origin Marks’ for Quick Dating

For appraisers and dealers, there are some instant identifiers to determine earliest possible dates of production, some as simple as the country of origin mark. […]

  • Aug 6 2013
  • 6 Aug 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 08/07/2013

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 […]

  • Aug 6 2013
  • 6 Aug 2013

Vintage Sports Pennants Provide Historical and Collectible Value

While still produced and available at stadiums around the country, the team pennant as we know them today are more of fan shop novelties than […]

  • Aug 2 2013
  • 2 Aug 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Connor McCrory, the 8-Year-Old Picking Prodigy

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis has a delightful conversation with 8-year-old Connor McCrory, who is a prodigy picker. Having a passion […]