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  • Feb 15 2018
  • 15 Feb 2018

What’s Will Been Up To? A Tale of 3 Estate Sales

Will Seippel, our WorthPoint CEO and founder always has something interesting going on, whether it’s running the company, selling on eBay, or searching for treasures. […]

  • Feb 15 2018
  • 15 Feb 2018

Getting to Know Your 2018 U.S. Olympic Hopefuls Thanks to Topps

Darren Rovell, sports business journalist for ESPN, recently conducted a poll on Twitter. The question asked was: How many U.S. Olympians can you name in […]

  • Feb 15 2018
  • 15 Feb 2018

My Recent Buy: What Do You Mean You Don’t Own An Ironstone Blancmange Food Mold?

“My Recent Buy” will be a regular feature in the WorthPoint Insider newsletter. What did you buy recently? Share the object and your story with […]

  • Feb 15 2018
  • 15 Feb 2018

The Letters of John M. Jackson–May 1, 1863

On one of his usual treasure hunts in Maine, our CEO, Will Seippel  stumbled upon a massive collection of letters that belonged to a soldier […]

  • Feb 8 2018
  • 8 Feb 2018

10 Tips for Evaluating Vintage Quilts

There is an old saying that asserts: “A quilt is a treasure that follows its owner everywhere.” We know that’s true, don’t we? I suspect […]

  • Feb 8 2018
  • 8 Feb 2018

EBay Makes Way for Adyen: PayPal Loses Its Position as Choice Provider

EBay and PayPal are parting ways soon as eBay is planning to work with a smaller European company for processing payments. The company eBay has […]

  • Feb 8 2018
  • 8 Feb 2018

2017 – The Year of Record Setting Auctions: A View from the Appraiser’s Desk

In 2017, numerous auction sales records were broken.  Included on this list was the highest result for a painting at auction, when one of the […]

  • Feb 8 2018
  • 8 Feb 2018

From the Worthologists’ Files: Cold Cast Bronze Figurine

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 […]

  • Jan 31 2018
  • 31 Jan 2018

Vintage and Antique Gift Ideas for Her on Valentine’s Day

It’s a dilemma for most men on the run up to Valentine’s day, all the way back to the 1840s when Esther A. Howland, “the […]

  • Jan 31 2018
  • 31 Jan 2018

Collecting Vintage Tools of the Ice Harvesting Industry

And you thought you had a tough job… About a month ago, before our Maine woods turned into the ice flows of Antarctica, I was […]