• 27 Mar
    2009

An Internet Travel Guide for Trivet, Pressing Iron & Metalware Collectors

The search for information and for others with mutual interests is one of the most basic desires of the collector. I’d like to share some of my favorite Web sites from around the world. Many sites offer full viewing to nonmembers. Others require membership in order to access the expanded site. You are also invited […]

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  • 24 Feb
    2009

Durable, Colorful Victorian Trade Cards

Victorian Trade Cards are an interesting type of ephemera to collect, as companies in the late 1870s to early 1900s distributed these cards as a form of advertising. So just about any consumer product of the Victorian era can be found promoted on a trade card. The fronts of these cards were humorous, decorative or […]

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  • 2 Feb
    2009

‘Go-Withs’ Enhance Kitchenalia Collections

                  What’s a “Go With?” It’s any complementary piece that adds interest to a collection. One category that comes to mind is kitchenalia, pieces of which can provide the perfect accent to many collections. If future resale value is important to you, then select items that are […]

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  • 5 Nov
    2008

Stoking Interest in Antique Stove

Editor’s Note: While WorthPoint strives to help you get the most from your art, antiques and collectibles, it also strives to give back to communities by offering advice and expertise. Christopher Kent relates one such attempt.

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  • 6 Jun
    2008

1940 B&W 20″ Television

I don’t know about all of you, but I can honestly wonder what my Aunt and Uncle watched on TV back in the 1940’s. I know as a child growing up in the early 1950’s I remember Howdy Doody, Rin Tin Tin, The Lone Ranger, my eldest brother was on the Freddy Friehofer show, and got to make a squiggly line, and that is all I remember. Brings back memories.

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