Found 74 articles matching Music and Music-Related Instruments category.
  • Nov 3 2016
  • 3 Nov 2016

Vinyl Record Albums: To Have and To Hold

“Sing along with Mitch”  was a show we used to watch and that memory reminds us of the ongoing love of music that many of […]

  • Oct 17 2016
  • 17 Oct 2016

Fabulous Finds: Rare Beatles 45 RPM Record

My “Fabulous Find” story begins with a caveat. We have to go back in time to the 1980s. Collectors looking for fabulous finds had a […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mechanical Music, More Politics & Mid-Century Mod Furniture featured in October’s Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Fall is my favorite time of year to attend an auction! The thrill of the hunt is heightened by the crisp weather, good […]

  • Aug 24 2016
  • 24 Aug 2016

Fabulous Find: A Hand-Made Appalachian Five-String Banjo

I’ve followed WorthPoint’s newsletter feature “Fabulous Finds” with enthusiasm. I enjoy reading personal stories from collectors about how they discovered a sought-after item. It is […]

  • Jun 1 2016
  • 1 Jun 2016

Is there Gold in Your Piano Bench? Collectible Vintage Sheet Music

While browsing through Russell Sanjek’s “American Popular Music and its Business” a statistic jumped off the page and stuck in my head: in 1918, the […]

  • May 15 2016
  • 15 May 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: Sounding Off About Collecting Vinyl Records

Columbia Records introduced the microgroove vinyl long playing (LP) phonographic record in 1948. The vinyl LP had fine groves and a 33 1/3-speed, extending the […]

  • May 9 2016
  • 9 May 2016

Mountain Dulcimers are Music to Folk Instrument Collectors’ Ears

By any definition, mountain dulcimers (a.k.a. lap dulcimers, Appalachian dulcimers, Kentucky dulcimers, or other regional name variations) are an ideal collectible. They are arguably the […]

  • Jan 11 2016
  • 11 Jan 2016

Collectors Snap to Attention for Historic Field Drums

Church-bells ringing on Sunday morning are a familiar sound in communities all over America. There was a time, though, that the faithful were called to […]

  • Dec 22 2015
  • 22 Dec 2015

A Three-Minute Gift of Christmas Magic

I stomped the dirty slush off my boots as I push open the restaurant door, cursing the season and the phony Ho-Ho-Ho of it all, […]

  • Dec 3 2015
  • 3 Dec 2015

Christmas Music Albums, Sheet Music Offer Great Holiday Collectibles

By Barbara Sutton-Smith Bah Humbug! That was Ebenezer Scrooge’s iconic attitude to Christmas, and Christmas carols were definitely not music to his ears. But if […]