Found 91 articles matching Fraternal, Political, Organizations category.
  • Jun 15 2013
  • 15 Jun 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Sterling Silver & Tortoiseshell Cigar Box

QUESTION: I have an English sterling silver cigarette box with a tortoiseshell lid. It measures approximately 7 inches by 4 inches by 3 inches. Since […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Collecting JFK: Reviewing the Dave Powers Kennedy Presidential Auction

As WorthPoint’s Worthologist for presidential, political and White House memorabilia, one of my first articles, written more than five years ago, concerned the collectibles of […]

  • Feb 19 2013
  • 19 Feb 2013

Unloved Antiques: Reproduction Victorian-Era Spyglasses

The next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is something that causes big problems in the antique and collectibles market: reproduction scientific instruments; the […]

  • Feb 11 2013
  • 11 Feb 2013

Collecting JFK: A Second Look at what is Valuable and what is Just Memorabilia?

The upcoming auction of John F. Kennedy memorabilia at the John McInnis Auction Gallery on Feb. 17, 2013, led me to look more closely at […]

  • Jan 25 2013
  • 25 Jan 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Dan Meader on the JFK Items Up for Auction

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis visits John McInnis’ Auction Gallery in Amesbury, Mass. and talks with Dan Meader […]

  • Jan 18 2013
  • 18 Jan 2013

Tips on Collecting 2013 Presidential Inauguration Memorabilia

Curiously, since 1901, the preparation for the swearing in of the new president of the United States actually falls to Congress or, more precisely, the […]

  • Aug 2 2010
  • 2 Aug 2010

Cincinnati Offers a Hotbed of Early Firefighter Collectibles

Fathers, ask your sons today what they want to be when they grow up. The answer isn’t the same as it was when you were […]

  • Jul 19 2010
  • 19 Jul 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Chemical Cart Fire Extinguisher

“Chemical Cart” extinguishers were used in factories and towns all over the United States from the late 19th century onward. This one depicted in the […]

  • Jun 21 2010
  • 21 Jun 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Koch Barber Chair

Jeff S. is trying to sell a barber’s chair he had purchased a few years ago. The prices dealers are offering are leaving him flat. […]

  • Apr 5 2010
  • 5 Apr 2010

Civil War Show Find: Finely Carved Spring-Loaded Lancet

My father and I participated in the Civil War Show at the North Georgia Trade Center in Dalton, Ga., during the first weekend of February […]