Found 78 articles matching Political category.
  • Jan 6 2017
  • 6 Jan 2017

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 […]

  • Dec 19 2016
  • 19 Dec 2016

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 […]

  • Sep 6 2016
  • 6 Sep 2016

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 […]

  • Mar 9 2016
  • 9 Mar 2016

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 […]

  • Sep 24 2015
  • 24 Sep 2015

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 […]

  • Nov 22 2014
  • 22 Nov 2014

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.

  • Nov 15 2013
  • 15 Nov 2013

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 […]

  • Nov 15 2013
  • 15 Nov 2013

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 […]

  • 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 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 […]