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Two Historic Lots Relating to Gen. George Armstrong Custer to Cross the Block (3/4/13)
Briggs Custer Lot Highlights_James D JuliaFAIRFIELD, Maine — Two lots related to Gen. George A. Custer and featuring historically important and museum quality materials, including … More >>


Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales (2/12/13)
Apollo 11LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted … More >>


The Scandal of Clipped Autograph Cards (2/27/09)
This card featuring George Washington’s signature from a clipped document was recently on the market for $75,000.P.T. Barnum was dead on correct with the famous phrase “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Although this saying can … More >>


Lincoln Victory Speech Nets $3.5 Million (2/20/09)
abraham_lincoln_half_length_seated_april_10_1865Although we are in a recession, the combination of passion, with money, of course, drives the market. In the autograph … More >>


Auction Report: Julien’s Grammy Benefit (1/31/09)
"Interview" magazineJulien’s Auctions gets cranked up on Feb. 6 with its charity auction in conjunction with the 51st Grammy Awards at … More >>


Preserving precious letters from the past (1/30/09)
How do I protect a collection of poignant World War II letters from my father? First, copy them. Until recently, I … More >>


Ancient Illuminated Manuscripts (10/30/08)
A modern example (1912) from the poem, Morte DAncient Illuminated Manuscripts By Liz Holderman More >>


Collecting Historical Autographs – Basic info (9/25/08)
George Washington Presidential signed documentWhen collecting autographs, it is better to collect letters and documents and avoid clipped signatures (signatures that were cut from letters or documents). First, there is nothing historical about a clip, and Secondly, it is very hard to properly authenticate a clipped signature. Go for letters and documents and other “larger” items. More >>


Great Antiques Find: Tea Caddy’s Secret (9/11/08)
You get 10 Worthologists together under one roof with approximately 30 years each of experience, and I guarantee no matter how diverse their areas of specialty, they all have one thing in common: STORIES OF THE GREAT Antiques and Collectibles FIND. Here’s one of mine. More >>


Brimfield Antiques & Collectibles: An Indentured Servitude Contract (8/31/08)
At Brimfield, WorthPoint’s Tom Carrier finds a unique English document from 1799 for an indentured servant. Interviewed: Paul Norton from Hartco Trunks in W. Hartford, Conn. Videographer: Scott J. Shactman Editor: Sharon Levy WorthPoint – the premier Web site for art, antiques and collectibles More >>


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