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  • Mar 22 2017
  • 22 Mar 2017

Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Sets New Sports Memorabilia Records

  After a record-setting year for the sports collectibles market in 2016, the first premier event of the new year once again raised the bar. […]

  • Mar 19 2017
  • 19 Mar 2017

Mark of the Week: Fenton Art Glass Company

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Mar 17 2017
  • 17 Mar 2017

Rinker on Collectibles: How Much Did You Say That Was Worth?

Amy Cherry posted a story on Feb. 17, 2017, on the website of WDEL, a Wilmington, Del. radio station (107.5 FM, 1150 AM), about the […]

  • Mar 10 2017
  • 10 Mar 2017

Care and Repair: Preserving and Reviving Vintage Leather

Leather is a versatile and durable product that can last for decades if properly cared for. Inappropriate care, however, can cause leather to rot, stain, […]

  • Mar 10 2017
  • 10 Mar 2017

Rinker on Collectibles: Forgotten Giants of Antiques and Collectibles Part III

Forgotten Giants is about our roots, those pioneers whose contributions laid the foundation of the antiques and collectibles business. These individuals blazed the trail and […]

  • Mar 9 2017
  • 9 Mar 2017

Depression Glass vs. Elegant Glass: What’s The Difference?

One big misnomer that I often hear is the assumption that all pink and green glassware is Depression Glass. This isn’t always the case, and […]

  • Mar 7 2017
  • 7 Mar 2017

From the Worthologist’s File: Picasso Bistro Table & Chairs

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 7 2017
  • 7 Mar 2017

What is the Meaning Behind Snake Rings?

Snake jewelry has been worn since the beginning of human civilization, with snakes featuring heavily in many religions, myths and folklore. Ancient civilizations such as […]

  • Mar 6 2017
  • 6 Mar 2017

Shipping Antique Glass Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up To Be

The broken glass pictured above is why some dealers have sworn off the fragile stuff. Why all the hate’n’ on antique glass? It’s fragile, heavy […]

  • Mar 6 2017
  • 6 Mar 2017

Some Unsolicited Advice for Us Collectors of an Antique Vintage

Being cooped up in a New England house this time of year isn’t fun. To live up here one must have a rich interior life. […]