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Unloved Antiques: Antique Singer Sewing Machines (4/19/11)
1914-singer-model-66-red-eye-treadleThe second item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” (the first edition is about Limited Edition Collectors Plates) is the … More >>


Ask A Worthologist Question: Cobbler’s Bench (2/14/11)
cobblerArthur M. has an unusual piece he inherited 20 years ago. Downsizing, and not sure of his options, he engaged … More >>


Shooting the Stars: There is an App for That (10/25/10)
blogmarkIIb Last May I went on the trip of a lifetime. The opportunity came about when friends asked me a … More >>


Look with Your Brain, as well as Your Eyes, to Avoid a Costly Mistaken Identity (10/19/10)
blogcanvaswallet I was wandering around an antique mall in Tennessee one time a few years back and noticed some small … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Stag Handled Carving Sets (10/11/10)
Stag Handled Carving Set Items we see a great deal of that is often described as “having been in the family for five … More >>


Cincinnati Offers a Hotbed of Early Firefighter Collectibles (8/2/10)
FIREMAN TINTYPE AND SILVER BELT PLATE Fathers, ask your sons today what they want to be when they grow up. The answer isn’t the same … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Chemical Cart Fire Extinguisher (7/19/10)
Chemical Cart Fire Extinguisher“Chemical Cart” extinguishers were used in factories and towns all over the United States from the late 19th century onward. … More >>


Ask A Worthologist Question: Koch Barber Chair (6/21/10)
An early 20th-century barber’s chair, made by Theo A. Koch. Jeff S. is trying to sell a barber’s chair he had purchased a few years ago. The prices dealers are … More >>


Civil War Show Find: Finely Carved Spring-Loaded Lancet (4/5/10)
The parts of a spring-loaded lancet include the cocking mechanism (a), the trigger (b), and the blade (c), as seen on this highly engraved spring-loaded lancet by Kolb from Furth, GermanyMy father and I participated in the Civil War Show at the North Georgia Trade Center in Dalton, Ga., during … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: The Wimshurst Machine (3/16/10)
This Wimshurst Machine is an electrostatic device for generating high voltages developed between 1880 and 1883. This old looking reject from a science fiction/monster movie is in fact not the result of the mind of an … More >>


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