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  • Apr 19 2018
  • 19 Apr 2018

Never Buy Fakes! 5 Easy Tips to Avoid Online Auction Fraud

Online auction and resale sites are becoming the way of the world. Anyone can sell anything to anybody.  And it’s great. People love getting good […]

  • Apr 19 2018
  • 19 Apr 2018

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Evolution of Canning Jars

Napoleon Bonaparte is credited with saying “An army marches on its stomach.” Apparently, “The Little Corporal” learned this lesson the hard way. As an officer […]

  • Apr 19 2018
  • 19 Apr 2018

Collecting Decades: The 70’s Tech

Were you afraid of your new microwave oven? Were you one of the first ATARI or Odyssey gamers? What was your handle on your CB, […]

  • Apr 19 2018
  • 19 Apr 2018

From the Worthologists’ Files: Stonelain Pottery Piece

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 […]

  • Apr 10 2018
  • 10 Apr 2018

Holy Smokes! Salt Cellar Auction Prices are Through the Roof !

If you collect American antique bottles and glass, you know you’ll find the best of the best consigned to the Heckler Auction Co. of Woodstock […]

  • Apr 10 2018
  • 10 Apr 2018

Knowing These 4 Poker-playing Styles Can Improve Your Auction Bidding

Last week an article rolled across my Google News feed titled “Types of Poker Playing Styles – Classifying Opponents.” I’m not a gambler (unless you […]

  • Apr 10 2018
  • 10 Apr 2018

Welcoming Spring With Steiff’s Garden Gnome Dolls

There’s no denying spring is in the air! And for many people, that means it is time to start planning, tending, or enjoying their gardens.  […]

  • Apr 10 2018
  • 10 Apr 2018

My Recent Buy: Red Wing Cookie Jar

“My Recent Buy” will be a regular feature in The Insider. What did you buy recently that brings a smile to your face? Share the […]

  • Apr 5 2018
  • 5 Apr 2018

Coco Chanel: Fashion Icon, Entrepreneur, Nazi Spy?

Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel is a 20th-Century icon. From humble beginnings she rose to mingle with European aristocracy and world political leaders. At one time, […]

  • Apr 5 2018
  • 5 Apr 2018

The Evolution of Old Glory–The 15-Star Flag of the United States

Tom Carrier, our resident vexillologist, has worked tirelessly on the history behind the creation of each version of the American flag as our country grew […]