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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]