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Antarctic Sledding Note Delivered by Dog Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations (9/16/14)
Prints made from glass negative of Captain Scott and members of the crew of Discovery on their arrival at Lyttelton, New Zealand. LONDON – A fascinating collection of sledding notes written by members of Capt. Robert F. Scott’s National Antarctic Expedition during … More >>


How to Find the Value of a Rare Book without Auction Records (7/14/14)
“Elementi teorico-pratici di musica con un saggio sopra l’arte di suonare il violino,” by Francesco Galeazzi, published in 1791-1796. “Elementi teorico-pratici” was an important 18th-century treatise on music theory and education, with a fascinating section on violin technique.When you’re determining the value of a rare book, one of the first places to look is the auction records. … More >>


The Great Restoration Debate: Should You Rebind or Recover Your Collectible Books? (4/15/14)
spinesBook restoration can make a damaged book look much better, but it is expensive. Restoration is a sound decision for … More >>


Just What the Doctor Ordered: Original Manuscripts of Medical Recipes (4/9/14)
Ravier PlusiersLONDON – Advances in modern medicine make it very hard to imagine a time without prescription pills and high-tech medical … More >>


Presentation Sword, Dinosaur Nest with Seven Eggs Power Philip Weiss Auctions’ Sale (3/18/14)
Presentation swordLYNBROOK, N.Y. – A rare and historic British presentation sword and scabbard from 1813 soared to $27,060 and a 75-million-year-old … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Bone’ Picture Book, Honeywell Kangaroo Paperweight (3/17/14)
bonesQUESTION: I own a copy of the “Bone Picture Book,” published by McGraw-Hill in 1968. Before listing it on eBay, … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Early Junk’ Chair, Dale Earnhardt Die-Cast Car (1/29/14)
chairQUESTION: Between 40 and 50 years ago, when my mother was collecting “early junk,” she purchased a rush-seat arm chair … More >>


Anton Horvat Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch Gavels For $108,000 at Nadeau’s (1/27/14)
Sapphire broochWINDSOR, Conn. – A stunning Anton Horvat platinum, sapphire and diamond brooch—having at its center a cushion-cut, 6-carat blue sapphire—sailed … More >>


The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 01/01/2014 (1/1/14)
AQUAMAN #26The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each … More >>


Naughty or Nice: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Capra, Commies and the FBI (12/16/13)
cast photo“He’s making a list, checking it twice; gonna find out who’s naughty or nice…” When Coots & Gillespie’s famous Christmas song … More >>


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