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  • May 1 2014
  • 1 May 2014

Great Finds: Rare Babe Ruth Poster Found in Wall of Demolished House

If you have an old house in Minnesota, start tearing down those walls… they seem to have very valuable items used as insulation up there. […]

  • Apr 30 2014
  • 30 Apr 2014

Great Finds: A Doorstop in England turns out to be Carved Chinese Pot Worth £150K

Quick, go check your doorstops. A woman in Hertfordshire, England, is happy she decided to see what that old, carved-wood Chinese pot was worth. You […]

  • Apr 22 2014
  • 22 Apr 2014

‘Thrift Hunters’ Star to Speak to Congress about Internet Sales Tax Issues

Jason T. Smith began his little store on eBay with hopes that he could eventually earn enough money selling things he found at thrift shops […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

Auction House seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction

Babe Ruth. No other name in all of sports, or Americana, for that matter, can transcend generational divides the way he does. It seems that […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

8-Year-Old WorthPoint Fan Gives Antique Valuations at the Topanga Vintage Market

ATLANTA – 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as “America’s Youngest Picker,” will be giving free antiques and collectibles valuations using the WorthPoint Mobile App at the […]

  • Apr 8 2014
  • 8 Apr 2014

Orson Welles Auction offers Insight to Famed Actor & Director

Want to see the world the way legendary movie actor and director Orson Welles did when he shot home movies? Someone will get that opportunity […]

  • Apr 8 2014
  • 8 Apr 2014

Non-Profits Turn to Antique Appraisal Days for Fundraising Help

The folks in Catskill, N.Y., had been looking for a new kind of fundraiser to augment their school district’s ever-tightening budget. Their new solution? Old […]

  • Apr 7 2014
  • 7 Apr 2014

Annual ISA Summer Conference to Focus on Scholarship and Business Development

CHICAGO – Author and gallery director Michael Findlay will deliver the keynote address at the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), which will also feature a […]

  • Mar 31 2014
  • 31 Mar 2014

Guernsey’s Guitar Auction Could Rewrite Investment Guitar Market Thinking, Prices

In 1933, struggling 22-year-old musician Leonard Slye needed a guitar. He found one at a California pawn shop and paid $30 for it. In 1933, […]

  • Mar 31 2014
  • 31 Mar 2014

Radar O’Reilly’s Teddy Bear from ‘M*A*S*H’ TV Show Hammers for $14,000

When a “national treasure” prop or costume from an iconic Hollywood movie or television show becomes available at auction, it can make headlines, especially among […]