Collecting Memorabilia from a Non-Event
The 2016 election was a sure thing. Hillary Rodham Clinton was to be elected the 45th president of the United States with one of the […]
Presidential Collecting: Does an Electoral College Victory Affect the Value?
An inauguration of a newly elected president is generally a time of new beginnings. Heralded as a bedrock democratic principle, the ceremony surrounding the oath […]
Collecting Presidential Campaign Items in 2016 isn’t as Big a Draw as in the Past
In political collecting, presentation is everything. The more unique a political campaign item is, the more collectible it becomes. The campaign of John F. Kennedy […]
The Perils of Improperly Storing Your Campaign Buttons
Have you just started to collect political buttons? Did your grandfather just give you his prized collection of buttons from the presidential campaign of John […]
Five Ways Collecting Political Buttons is Different than Other Hobbies
As there is still a good 410 days or so left before the 2016 presidential election, the news coverage of the primary candidates in both […]
Collecting JFK: Do the Kennedy Things Grandmother Saved Have Any Value
There are events in our lives that stand out like no others. Most of us in my generation know where we were and what we were doing on Nov. 22, 1963 when we learned that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Upcoming Legends Auction Retells the Story of JFK and Camelot One item at a Time
With the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy later this month, several high-level auctions of personal, campaign and presidential items associated […]
Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Dan Meader on the JFK and the Legends Auction
On this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks Martin talks to Dan Meader at John McInnis Auctions about the record-breaking David Powers Auction […]
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 […]
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 […]