• 16
    Oct

Q & A with Harry Rinker: A Bottle of 1969 Château Mouton Rothschild

QUESTION: I have a bottle of 1969 Château Mouton Rothschild. The bottle is No. 32124. The bottle label notes: “Shipped by / LEXIS /LACHINE & CO.” What is the bottle’s value and what is the best way to sell it? – KC, Hellertown, Pa. ANSWER: Château Mouton Rothschild, a legendary wine estate, is located in […]

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  • 16
    Oct

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 10/16/2013

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 issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 15
    Oct

Banksy Guerilla Art Stunt offers Canvases worth Hundreds of Thousands for $60 Each

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. But what about one man’s graffiti? Bankys, the anonymous British street artists whose spray painted pieces on abandoned buildings and random walls have sold for upwards of millions of dollars at auction, has brought his guerilla art act to New York City and a few lucky Big Apple […]

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  • 15
    Oct

‘Youngest Picker’ Connor McCrory’s Inaugural Estate Sale Deemed a Success

LA CAÑADA, Calif. – Connor McCrory’s first foray into the estate sales business was deemed a great success, earning praise from the executor of the estate, his customers and a 20-year professional in the field. Not bad for an 8-year-old. “In all the years of doing this, I would give Conner a nine out of […]

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  • 15
    Oct

Sports Card & Memorabilia Roundup: Honus Wagner Fraud and Bejeweled Hoops Cards

For those with simply a mere casual interest or for those more heavily invested in the sports card and memorabilia hobby, issues related to the business side of this multi-million-dollar industry often garner headlines from mainstream sources. Recently, several such events have transpired that have caused a wide variety of reactions from hobby rookies and […]

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  • 15
    Oct

The Evolution of the Elvis Movie Poster, U.K. Style

Elvis Presley was a movie star as well as a singer, starring in 33 big-screen productions. These films were not only hits in America but were widely appreciated overseas and probably no more so than in Britain. The legacy of Elvis Presley is such that all original Elvis movie posters are collectible and some of […]

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  • 15
    Oct

Ask a Worthologist: Lladró Ballet Dancers Figurine

WorthPoint member Denise J. purchased a Lladró figurine from a bankruptcy sale of a jewelry store. She believes it must have been old stock because it isn’t listed in any current Lladró catalogs and wonders if it’s worth more because it appears to be out of production. Her question was sent to our “Ask a […]

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  • 12
    Oct

Postcard Time Machine: All the Single Ladies

These days most young women know that they can get an education and launch a fulfilling career they enjoy. They can choose to marry or not, have children or not and be self-sufficient. The course of their lives depends mostly upon themselves—not upon getting married to a man to take care of them. That was […]

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  • 11
    Oct

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Roundup – A Look at Golden-Age Pre-Code Horror

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 and back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from the Overstreet Guide to Comics (OVST), Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers […]

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  • 10
    Oct

The Collector’s Minute: Telling Victorian Cranberry Glass vs. 20th-Century Versions

The origin of “cranberry glass” is thought to go all the way back to the late Roman Empire and was rediscovered by Italian glassmakers during the 17th century. The secret of the ruby coloration involved the addition of gold oxide to the molten mix. Cranberry glass went through another revival during the 19th century, when […]

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