• 12
    Sep

Pottery Museum of Red Wing now open in Factory’s Home Town

RED WING, Minn. – A new, world-class museum has opened in this Mississippi River town, born of the vision of a group of volunteers who form the Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation. More than 100 volunteers donated nearly 10,000 hours of time and expertise to bring the vast project—officially called the Pottery Museum of Red […]

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  • 11
    Sep

Trove of Mid-Century Modern Furniture, Original Artwork to Pace Cottone Auctions Sale

GENESEO, N.Y. –Mid-Century Modern pieces—including commissioned pieces by the renowned Danish designer Tage Frid, as well as numerous other luminaries in the field—will lead the upcoming Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction on Sept. 26 and 27 at Cottone Auctions. The sale will also include original oil paintings and other works of art, marvelous art […]

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  • 11
    Sep

Items from Estate of Decorated Marine Pilot to be Sold by The Specialists of the South

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Nineteenth-century furniture, Southwestern and Asian objects and artwork and ceramic collectibles from the estate of John Townsend Tyler—a highly decorated U.S. Marine officer and pilot— will be sold by The Specialists of the South on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the firm’s gallery at 544 East 6th Street in Panama City. Tyler, […]

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  • 11
    Sep

Worthologist’s Kindle Book offers Advice to New Dealers in the Antiques Trade

While driving through a neighboring town, Wayne Jordan was surprised to see that a relatively new antique mall had closed down. It got him thinking about why a venture such as this—an antique mall with every booth rented would go out of business so quickly. With more than 40 years in the antique business as […]

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  • 10
    Sep

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Anthony Moore on Painting Conservation

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I visit York, Maine, and speak with longtime painting conservator Anthony Moore on the importance of professional art conservation. Anthony further discusses some conservation techniques, as well as tells some interesting stories. Listen here: Martin Willis is Worthologist, auctioneer and director of decorative arts for James D. […]

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  • 9
    Sep

Paris Street Scenes by Cortes, Picasso to Pace Two-Day Crescent City Estate Auction

NEW ORLEANS – Two original oil paintings by the renowned French artist Edouard Cortes, a Paris street scene done in gouache by Pablo Picasso and a watercolor by New Orleans folk artist Sister Gertrude Morgan are expected to be the bells of the ball at a two-day estate auction to be hosted by Crescent City […]

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  • 8
    Sep

Now that you have a Comic Book Collection, Here’s how to Keep Track of them All

If you’ve been collecting comics for a while, then you know how quickly they can begin to pile up. As I discussed in my last article, “Starting a Killer Comic Book Collection,”, a pile of comics does not a collection make. So today we’ll be taking a look at a few different ways to catalogue, […]

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  • 4
    Sep

Scrabble is everywhere, making the Word Game more Beloved than Valuable or Collectible

Scrabble. Chances are, you’ve played it and found yourself wracking your brain over a rack of tiles that seems to only spell out “XYNOBIS” or “ZURENAR.” If you’re like me, you are too prideful in your Scrabble prowess to settle for a paltry three or four letter word, preferring to dazzle the table with a […]

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  • 3
    Sep

Who gets your Digital Assets when You Die? No One, unless you Prepare

Our lives have become digitized and password protected, and when we die, access to our accounts and rights to the contents thereof die with us—unless we make digital access part of our estate plan. It wasn’t too many years ago that one’s “important papers” were stored in a shoe box, file drawer or safe deposit […]

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  • 2
    Sep

Thrifting with the Boys’ 10 Thrifting Tips to Increase eBay Reseller Profits

We are known as Thrifting With The Boys, motivational speakers teaching thrift store resourcing techniques and the stars of Spike TV’s “Thrift Hunters” (our other “Thrift Hunters” site is here). We want to share some of our thrifting secrets that helped us build our reselling empires, so every month on WorthPoint, we will provide the inside […]

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