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  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

What You Need to Know about Charitable Contributions and Tax Deductions

  This is the time of year when those of a certain age may come to the painful realization that a beloved collection they’ve meticulously […]

  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Fabulous Finds: Amazing Lithograph Poster Discovery in a Maine Outhouse!

On a dreary and cold January Saturday morning with not a lot to do for fun here in Maine, I decided to head to an […]

  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Raise a Toast to the Iconic British Drinking Vessel—The Toby Jug

Everyone in Britain has seen or maybe even owns a Toby jug, and although they are collected worldwide, it is much more of a novelty […]

  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Collecting the Police: Badges? Of Course We Need Those Stinkin’ Badges

Normally the police come looking for you.  But there is a dedicated group of folks that enjoy going out of their way to find them, […]

  • Mar 31 2017
  • 31 Mar 2017

It’s Rabbit Time: Steiff’s Bitty Baby Easter Bunnies

There are so many reasons to love Easter—the family gatherings, traditional brunches, spirit of the holiday, lovely seasonal flowers, baskets full of candy—the list could […]

  • Mar 26 2017
  • 26 Mar 2017

Is Your Sarsaparilla Bottle Worth $1 or $1,000?

The first “inexact” thing about sarsparilla is its spelling and pronunciation. I learned to spell it by pronouncing it in three distinct sections, as in […]

  • Mar 23 2017
  • 23 Mar 2017

Magic Still Gathering Fans long after the Bubble was supposed to Burst

Twenty-four years ago, I was sitting in a college literature class reading a Gundam comic book, waiting for the professor to show up. I looked […]

  • Mar 23 2017
  • 23 Mar 2017

Auction Report: Bound into Mantiques, Fine Art, Comic Books & More this Spring

A quick check of the web’s largest auction database shows that 6,839 live auctions are scheduled to occur in the next six weeks. That’s in […]

  • Mar 22 2017
  • 22 Mar 2017

From the Worthologist’s File: Victorian Cottage-Style Dresser

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

  • Mar 22 2017
  • 22 Mar 2017

WorthPoint Interview: Mitchell Kaba & Jennifer Lorenzi on Upcoming Julien’s Auctions Sale

Jennifer Lorenzi and Mitchell Kaba, both of whom are property specialists at Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles, and talked with us a little about their […]