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  • 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 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 […]

  • Mar 29 2018
  • 29 Mar 2018

What is it and How Much is it Worth?

Previously, we ran an article about uranium glass, also known as Vaseline glass.  The article was so well-received, we decided to dig a little deeper […]

  • Mar 23 2018
  • 23 Mar 2018

Collecting Glass? Go Nuclear

It is the stuff of Cold War spy novels, of superpower negotiations, of “minutes to midnight” global destruction. And you just might have some of […]

  • Jan 10 2018
  • 10 Jan 2018

Father Time Collectibles

From the Worthpoint family to yours – here’s to a very happy and healthy 2018!  May the New Year bring you much health, happiness, and […]

  • Dec 12 2017
  • 12 Dec 2017

Victorian Christmas Bulb? Nope, Even Better – Antique Shooting Target Ball

Antique glass target balls are colored glass globes, about 3″ in diameter, used in the 19th Century in the US and Europe as part of […]

  • Nov 29 2017
  • 29 Nov 2017

Are Your Christmas Serving Pieces Worth Some Money? You Bet They Are!

It’s time for you to get those Christmas serving pieces out and dust them off for the holiday season.  We thought it would be interesting […]

  • Nov 29 2017
  • 29 Nov 2017

Beautiful Glass Found in the Margins of the Antiques World:  Hyacinth Vases, Spill Holders, and Glass Valentines

When you think of antique collectibles made of glass, you normally think of the major categories – china, vases, dinnerware, bottles, figurines and others. But […]

  • Nov 15 2017
  • 15 Nov 2017

What is Filigree?

Filigree defined The English word filigree is actually shortened from the Latin word “filum” meaning thread and grain, like a small bead.  The dictionary definition […]

  • Nov 1 2017
  • 1 Nov 2017

Decorating With Victorian Era Tableware For The Holidays

Given the holidays are fast approaching, many of us will soon be setting festive Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Christmas tables for friends and family from […]