Political 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.
WorthPoint’s political-collectibles specialists—Jim Warlick, Tom Carrier and John Olsen—are set to test your knowledge. Answer the questions below, and win a round of applause if you do well.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
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?
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.
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.
‘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.