• 27
    Oct

Circus Route Books – A Record of the Past


Circus Route Books — A Record of the Past

By Larry Kellogg

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  • 22
    Oct

This Week in Geek 10/22

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint Comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

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  • 17
    Oct

This Week in Geek 10/15

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

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  • 14
    Oct

Mid Century Modern Reference Guides

Forget About Price Guides; for Mid Century Modern Furniture, Look for Reference Guides

By Bradley Downs

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  • 13
    Oct

Early Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales

Early Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales

By Dave Bausch

In the field of Automobilia, the one subject most collected is advertising. Advertising took many forms: posters, prints, toys, magazine ads, postcards just to name a few. But the one that most of the automobile makers yearned for was to have their specific model of car depicted on sheet music.

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  • 9
    Oct

Children’s Book Awards Winners—Different Thoughts in Collecting

Children’s Book Awards Winners—Different Thoughts in Collecting

By Liz Holderman

Fans of antique children’s books collect in many different ways. Some like to collect the entire work of one author or illustrator, some like only first or limited editions, some seek books about a certain subject and some like to collect books that have received literary awards.

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  • 9
    Oct

This Week in Geek 10/08

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

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  • 7
    Oct

Movie poster artists: Charles Addams

A number of artists best known for their work in other fields also did at least some movie posters.

Today, Charles Addams is best known for creating the “Addams Family,” as familiar to us now through the two movies and the television show as through the dark humor of his weird New Yorker cartoons.

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  • 7
    Oct

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

By Larry Kellogg

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  • 1
    Oct

Mystery of the 1883 Ringling Bros. Handbill

The five Ringling brothers first entered the tented-circus business in 1884 with a show they called Yankee Robinson and Ringling Brothers Great Double Shows and Caravan. The boys had been working toward this day for some time. [Note: For a more detailed look at the evolution of Ringling Bros.

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