Found 56 articles matching Paper Ephemera category.
  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne

His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX of Thailand recently passed away after 70 years on the throne, the longest serving contemporary monarch. Quite beloved 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 […]

  • Jun 30 2016
  • 30 Jun 2016

A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find

It all began in April 2014, as I was conducting on-line research into my maternal grandfather’s military service on the Mexican Border (1916). After many […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Dec 16 2015
  • 16 Dec 2015

Collector’s Minute: First Commercial Christmas Card

To collectors, there is always a “Holy Grail” or the “Stuff of Dreams” for their category of collecting, for which, of course, a small fortune […]

  • Nov 5 2015
  • 5 Nov 2015

Official Thanksgiving Proclamation are Attractive and Cherished Collectibles

Holidays allows us to share the spirit through postcards, figurines, glassware, commemorative plates, stamps, coins and greeting cards, among many others. Very few of the […]

  • Oct 23 2015
  • 23 Oct 2015

History Shines Light on Celebrating Halloween Collectibles

  The tradition of Halloween is rooted deep in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, dating back almost 2,000 years. In the areas that are […]

  • Oct 2 2015
  • 2 Oct 2015

Rinker on Collectibles: Creating a Personal Connection to Collectibles

As I continue to sort through the dozens of archival file boxes residing three rows deep along one wall of my office and in a […]

  • Mar 31 2015
  • 31 Mar 2015

Circus Memorabilia Expert’s eBay Searches Reveal Scores of Misidentified Posters

Every day I search eBay for new listings of circus items, hoping to find something rare or unusual to add to my collection. I use […]