Found 109 articles matching Editorial category.
  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

8-Year-Old WorthPoint Fan Gives Antique Valuations at the Topanga Vintage Market

ATLANTA – 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as “America’s Youngest Picker,” will be giving free antiques and collectibles valuations using the WorthPoint Mobile App at the […]

  • May 1 2013
  • 1 May 2013

Five Appraisal Options for First-Time Estate Executors

My friend Stan showed me the inventory that he’d just completed for his uncle’s estate. He was proud of his thoroughness; he claimed to have […]

  • Aug 21 2009
  • 21 Aug 2009

‘Great Find’ Article Generates Reader Comments

We’ve had a lively discussion following the publication of an article about Will Seippel, WorthPoint’s founder and CEO, and how he stumbled upon a “Great […]

  • May 26 2009
  • 26 May 2009

Rinker on Antiques: What Do Our Customers Want?

On May 12, I attended Western Connecticut State University’s Macricostas Entrepreneur lecture entitled “Succeeding as an Entrepreneur in Today’s Challenging Economic Environment.” Douglas K. Mellinger, […]

  • Feb 19 2009
  • 19 Feb 2009

Point of View on WorthPoint

Question: Do you consider investing in art, antiques or collectibles an alternative to the stock market? Would you share your strategy with the rest of […]

  • Feb 11 2009
  • 11 Feb 2009

What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable?

Many board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. More specifically, there exists a […]

  • Feb 4 2009
  • 4 Feb 2009

Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels?

By Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. They’re the board games […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Preserving precious letters from the past

How do I protect a collection of poignant World War II letters from my father? First, copy them. Until recently, I always suggested photocopying. Today, […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Six Steps to Avoid Fraud

Antiques shops and dealers must always be on the alert for fraud. It is a fact of doing business. This is even truer in this […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Big Ben or Kurt: Who Wins Collectibles Bowl?

If six months ago you predicted Arizona Cardinals would be facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, raise your hand. I’m guessing your hand […]