Found 608 articles matching Books, Paper and Magazines category.
  • Aug 17 2016
  • 17 Aug 2016

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 […]

  • Aug 16 2016
  • 16 Aug 2016

Living the Amish Life—On Postcards

Mainstream Americans have always found the lifestyle of Amish people fascinating. Perhaps it’s because the Amish dress differently. Maybe it’s astonishment that whole communities can […]

  • Aug 15 2016
  • 15 Aug 2016

Unloved Antiques: The American Old Family Bible

In this edition of “Unloved Antiques”, we’re taking a look at the venerable American “Old Family Bible.” Most families have one, often said to be “At […]

  • Jul 28 2016
  • 28 Jul 2016

Preserving your Family Documents, ‘Fabulous Finds’ and Other Ephemera

  Maj. James Boling’s “Fabulous Finds” article in the WorthPoint June 30, 2016 newsletter (“A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find)” gives […]

  • Mar 14 2016
  • 14 Mar 2016

St. Patrick’s Day: Another Excuse to Collect!

As an Irish person—living in Ireland—let me relay the bad news/set the record straight: we don’t really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Aside from having the […]

  • Feb 24 2016
  • 24 Feb 2016

Collecting The Duke, English Style: John Wayne UK Quad Movie Posters

In this article we are going to look at one of the true greats of the 20th century cinema: John Wayne, the epitome of the […]

  • Feb 11 2016
  • 11 Feb 2016

The Breathtaking Beauty of 19th–Century Valentine’s Day Cards

It will be Valentine’s Day on Thursday and love will be expressed in many ways, including the sending of Valentine’s Day cards, a tradition that […]

  • Jan 27 2016
  • 27 Jan 2016

Lost and Found Visuals: The Art and Value of Vernacular Photography

The old photograph was pasted into a scrapbook and had crusty brown rubber cement seeping around the edges. The image was a little girl with […]

  • Jan 6 2016
  • 6 Jan 2016

Is That Old Circus Poster You Found Authentic or a Reproduction? More Answers

Nearly seven years ago I wrote my first article for WorthPoint—“Is That Old Circus Poster You Found Authentic or a Reproduction?”—a guide to help identify […]

  • Dec 18 2015
  • 18 Dec 2015

Naughty or Nice: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Capra, Commies and the FBI

“He’s making a list, checking it twice; gonna find out who’s naughty or nice…” When Coots & Gillespie’s famous Christmas song debuted on Eddie Cantor’s […]