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A Rich and Delectable Collectible Category: Royal Wedding Cakes (11/13/12)
William’s and Kate’s wedding cakeWhen I saw that Julien’s Auctions in Hollywood sold pieces of royal wedding cake at its two-day Icons and Idols: … More >>


Collecting the President 2012: Advice on Acquiring Campaign Memorabilia (7/30/12)
buttonsIn the United States, the quadrennial exercise of electing our president has been waged in earnest beginning with the primaries … More >>


Umbrellas Double as Presidential Campaign Devices (1/29/09)
This McKinley-Hobart campaign umbrella, printed cotton with black portraits and text, is marked on interior “The Sprague Umbrella Co. Norwalk, Ohio.” It has six panels with paired jugate portraits divided by panels of red & blue, with a long with turned wood handle and dowel, original finish and red, white and blue streamers attached at top. This umbrella sold at auction in 2005 for $460. By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist It is amazing sometimes in the world of collectibles that a relatively mundane item becomes an important … More >>


Presidential Campaign Tin Trays (1/22/09)
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist Throughout the 19th century, supporters for American presidential candidates were able to advertise their loyalty by buying … More >>


What Makes a Political Button Valuable? (1/22/09)
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist Common or scarce? Political buttons were created for campaigns, for issues, even for special events—or sometimes just … More >>


William Jennings Bryan Items from the 1908 Democratic Convention (1/22/09)
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist WorthPoint was a sponsor of the American Presidential Experience in Denver, Colo., earlier this year. This travelling … More >>


The Perils of Improperly Storing Your Campaign Buttons (1/14/09)
1916 Charles Evan Hughes button, from the front the button appears near perfect but when viewed from the side, much of the collet on the right hand side is exposed.Have you just started to collect political buttons? Did your grandfather just give you his prized collection of buttons from … More >>


Five Ways Collecting Political Buttons is Different than Other Hobbies (12/29/08)
wendell-wilkie-mcnary1. Political button collectors have no idea of exactly how many different button designs and/or varieties are produced in a … More >>


Preserving a George Washington Centennial Ribbon (12/15/08)
7bd860ebd1d0b7d1ab03529834a95215Even at 132 years old, George Washington could be better preserved, at least as he appears on this wonderfully preserved … More >>


The George Washington Trivet (11/15/08)
Close-up of the According to Kelly & Ellwood in their 1990 book Trivets & Stands, the first George Washington Trivet was designed and cast in brass for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. George Washington was an appropriate subject, considering that the Exposition was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Dec More >>


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