Thom Pattie Evaluates: Antique Telescope
Worthologist Thom Pattie examines and evaluates an antique Carl Zeiss telescope at Treasures from the Attic, a fund raising event held at the Metz Middle School in Manassas, Virginia. Proceeds from the event support the Manassas Musuem.
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Christopher Kent Evaluates: Is it a Defregger?
Defregger or not Defregger – that is the question Worthologist Christopher Kent was asked at Treasures from the Attic, a recent fundraising event in Manassas, Virginia. Franz Von Defregger was an Austrian painter and one of Hitler’s favorites artists. He was also known as Franz Jacob von Defregger. Defregger was born in 1835 and died in 1921.
Tammy Saves $90,000 Painting from the Trash
Tammy kept an old painting in her closet for more than ten years. She started to throw it away twice, but something told her to hold on to it until she could find out what it was worth. Then one morning last December she was watching the morning show on the Denver NBC affiliate, 9NEWS.
Hand Drawn Movie Posters
Hand drawn movie posters
By Allan Maurer
The magazine Architectural Digest has an interesting piece about the hand-drawn chalk and paint movie posters by staff artists Charles Reese Collier and Sid Smith for Loew’s Grand Theatre on Peachtree Street in Atlanta.
James Bond Memorabilia
Experts Say James Bond Memorabilia Value is Rising
By Allan Maurer
Reuters reports that the value of James Bond memorabilia has “shot up.”
“There is a high level of collector interest in original Bond movie posters,” Astrid Zweynert writes.