• 27
    Oct

Campaign Buttons Predict Winners

What we collect says a lot about ourselves as a nation. Our collectibles tell us a lot about where we’ve been. And sometimes, what we collect can be an indicator of where we are going. A case in point is political-campaign buttons.

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  • 6
    Oct

Presidential Inaugural License Plates a Tough Collection to Fill

Presidential Inaugural License Plates a Tough Collection to Fill

By Andy Bernstein

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  • 4
    Oct
  • 29
    Sep

Antiques and Collectibles at the American Presidential Experience

When I ask visitors to the WorthPoint booth at the American Presidential Experience what type of antiques and collectibles they collect, the answer is most often, “Nothing, nothing at all.” Until I ask a few other questions, then they begin to remember that, “Yes, I have a few of this or that.”

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  • 22
    Sep

Campaign Collectibles & Even More Campaign Collectibles

It should come as no surprise high on the list of hot collectibles are presidential campaign related. Action figures, masks, comic books and of course, bobbleheads have hit the market. Coming soon if you’re not politically inclined? Seats from the to-be-demolished home of the New York Mets, Shea Stadium, and items from the House that Ruth Built, Yankee Stadium.

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  • 15
    Sep

Answers to Presidential Collectibles Quiz

Here are the answers to the Presidential Collectibles: What’s It Worth Quiz

1. C. $225

2. B. $522

3. Because it is not particularly scarce, it’s C. $20 to $30, when in good condition

4. Not particularly scarce, but still unusual, the value is: C. $7 to $12

How did you do?

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  • 14
    Sep

Presidential Collectibles: What’s It Worth Quiz

So you think you know political collectibles? What’s hot. What’s not. And most importantly, what they’re worth.

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  • 4
    Sep

Spiro Agnew Watch

He was known as “Nixon’s Nixon,” and not in a good way. As vice president of the United States under Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973, Spiro T. “Ted” Agnew became the voice of the Establishment, a critic of the critics of society in general and the Vietnam War policy in particular.

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  • 3
    Sep

Daron’s Air Force One Collectibles

Maybe it’s understandable why a nice guy from Kansas, who has a batch of really interesting collectibles, might go postal after being saluted by a president of the United States.

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  • 2
    Sep

‘Official’ Vice Presidential China

On the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory near the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. sits a grand old Victorian mansion built in 1893. Originally the home of the Chief of Naval Operations, it was requisitioned as the first official home for the vice president of the United States in 1974.

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