Found 41 articles matching Antiquities category.
  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Moving “Unwanted” Collections Along

A relative has passed away, and has left their lifelong collection of souvenir travel dolls or Build-A-Bears to you.  Or your parents are downsizing, and […]

  • Sep 19 2017
  • 19 Sep 2017

Grit, Perseverance, and the Luck of the Irish: The Antiquing Scene in Houston Two Weeks After Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the east Texas coast on Friday, August 25.  Its winds topped 130 miles an hour.  For over five days, Harvey […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Auction Talk with Wayne: September 2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Labor Day is behind us, and auction houses are bringing out their “big guns” to kick off the fall season. If this month’s […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

The Big Find: A Cautionary Tale

When I started writing this article, it was going to highlight the purchase of a type of an Antique Roadshow “Find” I had scooped up […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Collecting: Padlocks–The Key to Your Next Collection?

Clothing, currency, shoes, cell phones, and car keys can be easily secured inside the toe of your sneakers at the beach. No one will ever […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Antiques and Collectibles: Are They Still Wanted?

In the past few years, WorthPoint has published many articles about the downturn in the antiques and collectibles market.  We’ve covered inheritances (like dinner china, […]

  • Aug 22 2017
  • 22 Aug 2017

My Recent Buy: The Richard Harris 1925 “On To Alaska with Buchanan” Archives

“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 […]

  • Aug 22 2017
  • 22 Aug 2017

Collecting: Faith or Religion?

Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism are the top five religions in the world today encompassing about 75% of believers around the world. Yet there are […]

  • Aug 22 2017
  • 22 Aug 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson, November 24, 1858

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

  • Aug 9 2017
  • 9 Aug 2017

Getting to Know You: Wayne Jordan

1. Who are you and what do you do? Retired antique furniture and piano restorer, musician, shop owner, auctioneer, and appraiser. Currently I’m a columnist […]