Found 25 articles matching Clothing (Historic) category.
  • Jun 7 2013
  • 7 Jun 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Margaret Zoladkowski on Antique Textiles

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Margaret Zoladkowski, a recent University of New Hampshire graduate who is […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Collecting JFK: Reviewing the Dave Powers Kennedy Presidential Auction

As WorthPoint’s Worthologist for presidential, political and White House memorabilia, one of my first articles, written more than five years ago, concerned the collectibles of […]

  • Jan 15 2009
  • 15 Jan 2009

How to Repair Vintage Fur Yourself

Vintage fur can be fragile. Air, light, heat, insects and accidents all contribute to causing damage to your precious garment. Generally, most people will take […]

  • Jan 15 2009
  • 15 Jan 2009

Warlick Ready for ‘Obamabilia’ Madness

Before the election in 2008, WorthPoint Worthologist and presidential memorabilia expert Jim Warlick’s Button Poll predicted that Barack Obama would become the 44th president of […]

  • Jan 12 2009
  • 12 Jan 2009

Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop

It started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry set—a bracelet, ring and earrings—all […]

  • Jan 9 2009
  • 9 Jan 2009

Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles

Superstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon […]

  • Jan 6 2009
  • 6 Jan 2009

Persian Lamb: Telling the Genuine from the Faux

Persian Lamb is a beautiful fur. It’s warm, rather sturdy and can be sporty or dressy. It comes in different curl patterns, depending on the […]

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question!

Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy! That is the Question!

By Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto

A guide on how to choose vintage clothing, how to wear it, what to avoid and WHY to collect it.

First of all, what is vintage clothing? Some people differ on the definition, but generally, if you look it up, you will find this:

  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

Queen’s stockings roll up big sale

The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings.

  • Mar 30 2008
  • 30 Mar 2008

William Leigh – Confederate Buttons

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