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  • Apr 2 2013
  • 2 Apr 2013

Teddy Bear Hospital: Helping Childhood Friends back to Loving Condition

(This article first appeared in the March 2013 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends magazine) I have been very busy lately, as there have been […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

The Curious Collector: Gene Doll Stewardess; Brazilian ‘Barbie and the Rockers’

(This article first appeared in the April 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) QUESTION: I purchased this amazing Mel Odom/Ashton-Drake Galleries 16-inch Gene doll at a […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

Silver Revolutionary Souvenir ‘Peso’ Struck to Back Cuban Liberation

By Gerald Tebben Can you name a silver piece minted in Philadelphia in 1897 that has the designer’s initial “M” on the reverse and not […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

A Link to History: Connect with Saints through Ancient Coins

By Gerald Tebben Saints lived common lives, too. They toiled at their vocations. They ate and slept and engaged in the domestic commerce of their […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Curtis-Lee Mansion Lithograph, Nabisco Pro Face Cards

QUESTION: I own a lithograph print of the Curtis-Lee Mansion, also known as Arlington House, located in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. John Ross […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

No Respect: What Good was a 3-Cent Piece?

By Gerald Tebben The 3-cent piece. What was it good for? Cheap cigars, postage stamps and deception. Minted in two significantly different versions from 1851 […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

Special Tokens Issued to Serve as Currency in Culion Leper Colony

By Gerald Tebben The first 370 settlers, many horribly disfigured, arrived about 4 p.m., May 27, 1906. Six concrete houses and 85 wooden ones awaited […]

  • Mar 27 2013
  • 27 Mar 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Paul Brown on ‘Auction Kings’ New Season

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks again with Paul Brown of Discovery Channel’s “Auction Kings” and Gallery 63 […]

  • Mar 27 2013
  • 27 Mar 2013

Ask A Worthologist: The Railroad Platter

Bart N. was given this platter by a relative. The piece is in very good condition, having been packed away for 40 years. Bart plans […]

  • Mar 27 2013
  • 27 Mar 2013

20th Century Furniture Marketing: Small Deceptions a Matter of Style

We all know that, when it comes to advertisement or promotion, not everything we are told is always exactly correct all the time. Some of […]