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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]