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Q & A with Harry Rinker: World War Two-Era USO Entertainer-Signed Dollar Bill (3/1/13)
signed dollarQUESTION: I have a bill that my father carried through his World War II service in Africa, Italy and Germany. The … More >>


March Auction to Feature Fine Art, Jewelry, Native American Objects (2/19/13)
Estate jewelryGENESEO, N.Y. — Approximately 900 quality lots of fine arts and antiques in an array of categories will be sold … More >>


A Little Collection: Japanese Netsuke are Small, Inexpensive and Interesting (7/30/12)
Cord_end_ball_1900One of the easiest collectables a traveler can take home is something that fits into their luggage, is light, not … More >>


Creativity and a Little Sand Equals Great Folk Art (10/5/10)
SWEETHEART SANDBOTTLES One of the hottest categories of antiques on today’s market is folk art. Though very broadly defined, the term … More >>


Photographs Can Offer More Than Just a Thousand Words (7/12/10)
A boudoir card of a Sioux family photo realized $488.75 (including buyer’s premium) at auction. This photo can help a collector identify other collectibles and help understand what these objects meant to their original owners. Collectors of American Indian art view their objects from two angles: as art and history. For example, the aesthetics … More >>


Dressed Fleas and Flea Circus are Not Necessarily for the Dogs (5/11/09)
Lisa Townley’s great grandmother’s bride and groom “pulgas vestidas” or dressed fleas. One of the most unusual and interesting Ask A Worthologist questions that we have come across was posed by Lisa … More >>


Auction Report: Cowan’s Winter Sale (1/18/09)
M.S. OffordCowan’s Feb. 7 Winter Fine and Decorative Arts Sale has 668 lots going up comprised in part from the collections … More >>


Iroquois Purses (11/30/08)
One type of purse features bird-like images. Iroquois Purses By Dolores Elliott More >>


Ever wonder if you made the right choice on dropping out of an auction? (11/27/08)
Ever wonder if you made the right choice on dropping out of an auction? Recently I was following a squash blossom necklace that was signed “LC”. More >>


Large Iroquois Pincushion (11/25/08)
Large Iroquois Pincushion By Dolores Elliott One of the most common forms of Iroquois pincushions is the large rectangular pincushion that often features a beaded bird on a field of purple velvet. A frame of beaded leaves surrounds the purple center. I estimate that at least 8,000 of these pincushions were made between 1870 and 1910. More >>


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