• 28 May
    2008

Howard Lau: The man who know baseball card tricks

A mother and her nine-year-old son walked into Worthologist Howard Lau’s Houston Sports Connection in search of baseball cards. The boy hadn’t been much interested in collecting until baseball cards became a major topic of discussion among the kids on his baseball team. How should her son collect cards the mother asked?

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  • 24 May
    2008

Bob Swanson’s Indianapolis 500 Collection

With many people planning some rest and recreation along with family BBQs, the Indy 500 stands out as the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend and this year’s event is jammed packed with festivities any race fan would love to attend.

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  • 24 May
    2008

San Diego’s Indy 500 Collectibles

Where there is a sport, there are fans, collectors and museums. Tomorrow the world’s greatest racecar drivers will compete hoping to win the Indianapolis 500.

In San Diego (two thousand miles from Indianapolis) a passion for everything about automobiles permeates the San Diego Automotive Museum.

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  • 20 May
    2008

It’s The Condition! Grading Collectible Fishing Lures

1. Most everybody wants perfection, but few have the bucks to pursue it.

2. There are grading guides for almost anything a person collects.

3. Things change and with it so does desirability and demand.

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  • 17 May
    2008

Worthologist Steve Ellis: Netting rare lures

A Japanese buyer walked into Steve Ellis’s shop, the Fishermen’s Spot, in Van Nuys, California, looking for fishing collectibles – particularly lures. The buyer came with bait – a half-inch stack of traveler’s checks, the one on top for $1,000.

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  • 13 May
    2008

U2 Guitar and Sam Snead Golf Clubs to Auction

Spring echos with the sharp crack of the auction gavel. Whether you collect vintage glass, railroadiana or sports collectibles, several upcoming sales by WorthPoint-member auction houses feature authenticated items that should attract wide interest , whether your budget is $100 or $1,000,000.

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  • 11 May
    2008
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    2008
  • 4 May
    2008

Kentucky Derby Dishes – Mary Alice Hadley

For hundreds of collectors, the Kentucky Derby means entertaining with treasured pieces of M.A. Hadley pottery.

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  • 25 Apr
    2008

Baseball Collectibles – A Link to the Past

No sport represents the tradition and values of the United States quite like baseball. It has been played around the country since the 1860s, and although it has undergone many changes, the foundation the 19th century produced can still be seen in ballparks across the country. With such an extensive legacy, the world of baseball collectibles is vast and varied.

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