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  • Mar 6 2013
  • 6 Mar 2013

Mint Reports Offer Insights into More than Coinage

By Gerald Tebben The United States Mint’s production facilities are gigantic factories with metal planchets and planchet-strip materials coming in by the truckload and finished […]

  • Mar 6 2013
  • 6 Mar 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 03/06/2013

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 […]

  • Mar 5 2013
  • 5 Mar 2013

WSJ Experts Weigh in on Whether Investing in Collectibles is a ‘Recipe for Disaster’

The Wall Street Journal posted an article online on Feb. 28 with the headline “The Experts: Is Investing in Collectibles a Recipe for Disaster?” In […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

When Sports and Art Collide: Collecting Golden Age Sports-Themed Comic Books

The real life drama that is sports often presents the perfect canvas for stories rich in triumph and tragedy. The glamour, fame and larger-than-life personalities […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

Let My Denarius Go: Collector to Free Ancient Coin from Slab

By Gerald Tebben I recently bought a denarius of Vespasian celebrating Rome’s capture of Judea in 70 A.D. It’s one of those coins that spoke […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Identifying Ceramics and Glass

To well-seasoned or novice collectors, determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their normal area of […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

Artists’ Propaganda Depict Heroic Images of German Military and Home Life

The postcard series Deutsche Kuenstler und die SS has is origins in a propaganda campaign of the same name that first manifested itself as a […]

  • Mar 2 2013
  • 2 Mar 2013

Tavern Tokens Proliferated in Tumultuous 17th-Century London

By Gerald Tebben When I was in high school more than 40 years ago, English classes consisted of reading short stories, Shakespeare and excerpts from […]

  • Mar 1 2013
  • 1 Mar 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: World War Two-Era USO Entertainer-Signed Dollar Bill

QUESTION: I have a bill that my father carried through his World War II service in Africa, Italy and Germany. The bill contains autographs obtained backstage […]

  • Mar 1 2013
  • 1 Mar 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Adrien von Ferscht on Chinese Export Silver

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with Adrien von Ferscht, of Glasgow, Scotland, on the subject of antique […]