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Saved from Scrapheap of History, Manhattan Project Workshop Window Up for Auction (9/24/14)
This viewing window from the Manhattan Project’s Hanford Site in Southern Oregon, used during the production of plutonium for the atomic bomb known as Fat Man, is expected to sell for between $150,000 and $250,000 in the Bonhams History of Science sale on Oct. 22.We often hear of someone or something ending up on the scrapheap of history. On Oct. 22, a piece of … More >>

Unloved Antiques: Reproduction Victorian-Era Spyglasses (2/19/13)
barrowtelescope3The next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is something that causes big problems in the antique and collectibles … 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 >>

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 >>

Thom Pattie Evaluates: Antique Telescope (11/19/08)
Worthologist Thom Pattie examines and evaluates an antique Carl Zeiss telescope at Treasures from the Attic, a fund raising event held at the Metz Middle School in Manassas, Virginia. Proceeds from the event support the Manassas Musuem. WorthPoint – Get the Most from your Antiques and Collectibles. More >>