• 11
    Dec

Verdict Puts Squeeze on O.J. Collectibles

Editor’s Note: Has the market for O.J. Simpson collectibles disappeared since his recent conviction on 12 felony counts? Or will there always be interest in this fallen sports hero?

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  • 8
    Dec

Olsen’s Campaign Pins Are on the Button

During the 1992 presidential race, John Olsen—a WorthPoint expert on political-button antiques and collectibles—consistently beat Bill Clinton across the country.

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  • 3
    Dec

Peerless Time Machines

Editor’s Note: Clocks are an important antiques and collectibles category. Mark Peer, a WorthPoint Worthologist, specializes in this great technological invention that can also be beautiful works of art.

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  • 2
    Dec

Make Profit Your Holiday Mantra

Editor’s Note: Economic pundits predict dire times ahead for this holiday season. But antiques and collectibles dealers may improve sales by following Jim Sturgill’s common-sense advice.

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  • 30
    Nov

Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Collectibles

Editor’s Note: There are collectibles, and then there are Disney collectibles. Mickey, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, Little Mermaid—these keepsakes go across so many generations and bring such happiness to them. Learn more about Disney collecting.

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  • 24
    Nov

Leaping from IT to Antiques

The economy may be coming to a screeching halt and consumer spending plummeting, but there are still good buys and opportunities in the antiques-and-collectibles market, according to David Malbuff, proprietor of the Great Strasburg Emporium and a WorthPoint expert.

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  • 23
    Nov

Bad Times Are Good Times for Buying

Editor’s Note: Antiques-and-collectibles expert Harry Rinker shares his thoughts and insights about investing in “tangibles” when the economy is bad.

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  • 16
    Nov

Pilchuck Auction a Dazzling Success

On the evening of October 29, the famous Pilchuck Glass School held its 30th annual fundraising auction at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. And it was a beautiful night for beautiful art-glass collectibles. This was a black-tie event where guests were invited to bid for world-class art produced by international students and teachers of the Pilchuck Glass School.

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  • 13
    Nov

Mining for Book Treasures

Why amass book collectibles? What drives some of us to fill our homes from floor to ceiling with books, to haunt bookshops, book fairs and auctions to acquire more and then cast forth again to seek yet more? Well, mainly, many of us who collect do so because we love books, and we like to have them around us within easy reach.

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  • 11
    Nov

Gift Annuity: You Give, Then Receive

Editor’s Note: CPA Jim Sturgill always gives sound advice to antiques-and-collectibles dealers and collectors. Here he suggests a win-win way for anyone to make charitable contributions in this down economy.

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