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The King of the Snowmen
  • Sep 20 2018
  • 20 Sep 2018

The King of the Snowmen

Welcoming accomplished author Bob Eckstein to WorthPoint… Ah, Brimfield! The Big Kahuna. The thrice yearly antiques market that springs up from the fields of a […]

What is a Cluster Ring?
  • Sep 20 2018
  • 20 Sep 2018

What is a Cluster Ring?

An unusual engagement ring or a dazzling cocktail ring; clusters are suitable for so many occasions! They are certainly gorgeous pieces, but what exactly is […]

Collecting Expands the Collector’s Horizon
  • Sep 20 2018
  • 20 Sep 2018

Collecting Expands the Collector’s Horizon

Although reflection occurs continuously, it intensifies as a person gets older.  Now in my late seventies, I spend an increasing amount of time reflecting how […]

19th-Century Rarities Reach Six Figures to Lead Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books & Maps Auction
  • Sep 20 2018
  • 20 Sep 2018

19th-Century Rarities Reach Six Figures to Lead Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books & Maps Auction

DALLAS, Texas (September 17, 2018) – An extremely rare first edition considered one of the most significant books of photographs of 19th-century China and a copy of […]

Banned, but Still Collectible?
  • Sep 13 2018
  • 13 Sep 2018

Banned, but Still Collectible?

Some were removed from the marketplace because of serious personal safety concerns while others were banned for more local mores and traditions. Yet, they are […]

What is it and What's it Worth?
  • Sep 13 2018
  • 13 Sep 2018

What is it and What’s it Worth?

Do you know what makes the colorful plate and pitcher in the photo above so special?  Do you know what the design is called?  These […]

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES Q/A: A Baseball, a 1911 Coin, a Sebastian Miniature, and a Otagiri Bank
  • Sep 13 2018
  • 13 Sep 2018

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES Q/A: A Baseball, a 1911 Coin, a Sebastian Miniature, and a Otagiri Bank

QUESTION:  My father was a friend of Carl Furillo, known as “The Reading Rifle,” who played baseball for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers.  In […]

From the Worthologists' Files:  An Empire Revival Table
  • Sep 13 2018
  • 13 Sep 2018

From the Worthologists’ Files: An Empire Revival Table

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

What is it and What's it Worth?
  • Sep 7 2018
  • 7 Sep 2018

What is it and What’s it Worth?

Do you have any figures that look like this beautiful ballerina? Do you recognize the maker? Wallendorf is the company that made this particular piece.  […]

A Dilemma I Never Saw Coming
  • Sep 7 2018
  • 7 Sep 2018

A Dilemma I Never Saw Coming

I often am asked:  when did I start collecting?  My initial response is to tell people I still have the bassinet in which I was […]