Found 710 articles matching Books Documents and Ephemera category.
  • Aug 15 2016
  • 15 Aug 2016

Unloved Antiques: The American Old Family Bible

In this edition of “Unloved Antiques”, we’re taking a look at the venerable American “Old Family Bible.” Most families have one, often said to be “At […]

  • Aug 4 2016
  • 4 Aug 2016

Postcard Time Machine: Collecting America’s Roadside Attractions

One of the best reasons to travel America’s highways and byways is to see things we can’t see anywhere else. Sometimes we’re driving long distances […]

  • Aug 1 2016
  • 1 Aug 2016

‘Birth of a Nation’ One Sheet Tops $1.7M Vintage Movie Poster Offering at Heritage

DALLAS – A one sheet poster for D.W. Griffith’s 1915 epic “The Birth of a Nation”—considered to be one of the most controversial and explicitly […]

  • Jul 28 2016
  • 28 Jul 2016

Preserving your Family Documents, ‘Fabulous Finds’ and Other Ephemera

  Maj. James Boling’s “Fabulous Finds” article in the WorthPoint June 30, 2016 newsletter (“A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find)” gives […]

  • Jul 12 2016
  • 12 Jul 2016

Is an Unknown Mount Vernon Document worth a Hefty Gamble?

I am back from my part time picking in Kennebunkport, Maine. Many of you know that I head to Maine late each May to work […]

  • Jul 8 2016
  • 8 Jul 2016

Collecting Stratemeyer Syndicate Books Should Be No Mystery

If I were to ask you who the 20th century’s most prolific novelists were, which names would come to mind? Isaac Asimov, the sci-fi writer […]

  • Jun 30 2016
  • 30 Jun 2016

A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find

It all began in April 2014, as I was conducting on-line research into my maternal grandfather’s military service on the Mexican Border (1916). After many […]

  • Jun 1 2016
  • 1 Jun 2016

Is there Gold in Your Piano Bench? Collectible Vintage Sheet Music

While browsing through Russell Sanjek’s “American Popular Music and its Business” a statistic jumped off the page and stuck in my head: in 1918, the […]

  • May 27 2016
  • 27 May 2016

Fabulous Finds: Cabinet Photographs of 19th-Century Actors and Performers

A new column I will be writing to regularly for WorthPoint is “Fabulous Finds.” Fabulous Finds are things we all live for in our business […]

  • Apr 18 2016
  • 18 Apr 2016

‘Inverted Jenny’ Stamp recovered after 1955 Theft; One of Three Mates Still at Large

It seems that we can’t go a week without hearing a news report about someone lacking in scruples but with an abundant amount of brass […]