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  • Jun 28 2008
  • 28 Jun 2008

Bobbleheads coded

At ballparks throughout the country, bobblehead collectibles are given out to fans who show up early. For instance, this year the Houston Astros will be giving out baseball bobbleheads of two local legends, Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.

  • Jun 28 2008
  • 28 Jun 2008

Mileage

Astronomical gas prices are slamming businesses across the board including antiques and collectibles shops. As of July 1, 2008 through the end of the year, the IRS is giving a little tax relief by increasing deductible mileage rates.

  • Jun 28 2008
  • 28 Jun 2008

Forgotten

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  • Jun 26 2008
  • 26 Jun 2008

Identifying Wood Species – Part II

The good news is that when you get right down to it there just aren’t that many woods to choose from in the bulk of American furniture. And all are native woods with the exception of mahogany. The short list begins with the various members of the related oak family – oak, elm, hickory, pecan, ash and chestnut.

  • Jun 26 2008
  • 26 Jun 2008

Identifying Wood Species – Part I

Probably the third most frequently asked question about a piece of furniture, after “how old is it?” and “what’s it worth?”, is “what is it made of?”. After brushing aside the original inclination to just say “wood”, the real work begins. Often the identification of the actual building material is the most daunting task a furniture researcher or collector faces.

  • Jun 26 2008
  • 26 Jun 2008

Identifying Wood Species – Part III

We now are down to the last two properties of wood to help us made a positive identification.

FIGURE

  • Jun 25 2008
  • 25 Jun 2008

my 2nd day on the site

Well. I’ve managed to make a list of one of our collections — including pictures! It took my computer-challenged-self a while to get it done, but I got it done. Our almost 30 Jim Beam decanters are now on my page with pictures.

  • Jun 25 2008
  • 25 Jun 2008

WorthPoint Makes It Easy to Sell Your Antiques and Collectibles for the Best Price

So, you’re ready to sell the gorgeous old grandfather clock that’s been in your family for three generations. You know that it’s valuable, but you don’t know how valuable, and you’re not sure how to get started with the evaluation and sales process.

  • Jun 24 2008
  • 24 Jun 2008

Antique dolls

I have a collection of antique dolls that I would like to sell I have a dealer who is going to look at these items next month I would like to some idea of their worth so I know going into this what an acceptable price would be. The dolls are hollywood dolls , nancyann story book dolls and a mix of other dolls in perfect condition.

  • Jun 24 2008
  • 24 Jun 2008

Newbies Finding Fine Art Paintings at Bargain Prices

Daryle Lambert’s 31 Club Blog