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Bright and Colorful, Tin Advertising Signs Always Catch Your Eye!
  • Jul 18 2018
  • 18 Jul 2018

Bright and Colorful, Tin Advertising Signs Always Catch Your Eye!

…But be careful, the true originals are big bucks!  Repros….not so much. You are a collector, an investor, a picker, or a vagabond, wandering from […]

Collecting: Woodstock
  • Jul 18 2018
  • 18 Jul 2018

Collecting: Woodstock

During a hot summer in 1969, rock fans overran a dairy farm for “3 Days of Peace & Music” and changed music forever. This was […]

From the Worthologists' Files:  French Provincial Dining Suite
  • Jul 18 2018
  • 18 Jul 2018

From the Worthologists’ Files: French Provincial Dining Suite

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 […]

Stories Can Have More Than One Moral
  • Jul 17 2018
  • 17 Jul 2018

Stories Can Have More Than One Moral

 “The moral to the story is—” is a common phrase.  A moral is a message that a story conveys or a lesson learned from the […]

What is it and What's it Worth?
  • Jul 12 2018
  • 12 Jul 2018

What is it and What’s it Worth?

Do you have any pottery pieces in your collection that look like these?  Do you know what this type of pottery is called? It is called […]

Discovering Antiques: Inexpensive Party Decorations and Favors
  • Jul 12 2018
  • 12 Jul 2018

Discovering Antiques: Inexpensive Party Decorations and Favors

Most people think of antique stores as places to buy furniture, oil paintings or old books.  But a little snooping around can easily result in […]

Steiff Special Auction Sales Report
  • Jul 12 2018
  • 12 Jul 2018

Steiff Special Auction Sales Report

Football has the Superbowl and baseball has the World Series.  For vintage Steiff enthusiasts, the analogous celebration of excellence occurs every summer at the Steiff […]

Rock Icon Tom Petty’s Personally Owned 1965 Gibson Guitar Debuts at Heritage Auctions
  • Jul 11 2018
  • 11 Jul 2018

Rock Icon Tom Petty’s Personally Owned 1965 Gibson Guitar Debuts at Heritage Auctions

A personal favorite, guitar is estimated to bring $300,000+ July 21… DALLAS, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Tom Petty’s personally owned 1965 Gibson SG Cherry Electric Guitar […]

The Preservation of Local History? …Priceless
  • Jul 5 2018
  • 5 Jul 2018

The Preservation of Local History? …Priceless

A Dover, N.H. historian puts things in their place… There are places on this planet where cities, tribes, societies, even entire cultures once stood, and […]

A Fabulous Find Indeed:  A Hero's Watch
  • Jul 5 2018
  • 5 Jul 2018

A Fabulous Find Indeed: A Hero’s Watch

As a dealer and appraiser I’ve been called upon at times to do charitable work, by donating my time for local appraisal events. For a […]