My Introduction to Worthpoint and Worthpoint’s Intro to Me!
Just listened to Auctionwally’s interview with Worthpoint’s Will Seippel. I really enjoyed it, especially when Will talked about baseball cards and his ’52 Topps set, as baseball cards are my root to collecting.
A FORTUNE FROM THE KITCHEN TABLE
“KITCHEN TABLE” ANTIQUE PISTOLS SET RECORDS AT ROCK ISLAND AUCTION
Three world records result from sale of a collection by man trying to buy a car for his elderly mother.
The Quintessential Union Firearm
Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!
Fly Fishing with Grass
Bamboo (or cane), a grass, was the material of choice used in the construction of fishing rods from the third quarter of the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century until the introduction of fiberglass.
Like many of you, I belong to a collecting club or organization and like most, mine offers rewards like publications and events that culminate in the yearly grand event,“The Nationals.”
Sports Collectibles Evoke Flood of Memories
How can going through your sports collectibles be like listening to the car radio? Think about it. You’re driving down the road when a song comes on that captures your attention. The song instantly evokes memories of a time long past—so long ago, it seems like another lifetime. We’ve all had this happen before—right?
Olympics Baseball Collectibles Win Gold
The USA baseball team may have taken the bronze in Beijing, but you win gold with Olympic baseball collectibles. Although it has waned in popularity over the years, Olympic baseball has provided a showcase for some of the best young stars in the sport, which increases the desirability of their card collectibles.
Chicago Cubs Collectibles: Home-Run Investments
As memorabilia collectors, we are always looking for that next great investment. Sure, we acquire collectibles because we genuinely love them, but most of us usually have financial incentives in mind when we buy them.
No Curse of the Bambino on Red Sox Collectibles
Editor’s Note: Another look at what’s hot in the world of baseball collectibles.
Baseball Collectibles & Great Fun: DHL All-Star FanFest
Dan Borsey has the time of his life at the DHL All-Star FanFest in New York. Dan, aka Dan the Man in the WorthPoint Van, has two major passions in life – baseball and antiques & collectibles. Dan says the DHL FanFest is an event that you shouldn’t miss!
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