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  • May 23 2014
  • 23 May 2014

Back-Issue Roundup: Original Art of Wolverine’s First Appearance Nets $657,000

It’s happened again! With a new X-men film opening in theaters everywhere this weekend, prices on X-Men back issues have gone completely and utterly insane. […]

  • May 22 2014
  • 22 May 2014

T’ou Sè Wè Orphanage was the Birthplace of Chinese Modern Creative Arts

That a Jesuit orphanage and school in Shanghai founded in the 19th century should be the cradle of modern creative art in China is extraordinary […]

  • May 20 2014
  • 20 May 2014

Where’s Will? WorthPoint CEO Braves the Rain to Browse Brimfield

Those who braved Brimfield on Friday were prepared for the rainy weather, with ponchos and umbrellas and shoes they didn’t mind getting muddy. The bad […]

  • May 20 2014
  • 20 May 2014

LeRoy Neiman’s Marilyn Monroe Portrait on DiMaggio-Signed Baseball Nets $96,000

I met Joe DiMaggio once, when I was 17. A friend of mine was DiMaggio’s third cousin, twice-removed or something like that, and he invited […]

  • May 20 2014
  • 20 May 2014

‘Mantiques’ Book Brings Manly Collecting out of the Mancave and into the Mainstream

The term “antiques” used to elicit images of silver tea sets and Edwardian sideboards and even that “priceless Ming vaaase.” But if you say the […]

  • May 19 2014
  • 19 May 2014

Sex Sells, but is it Collectable? Russ Meyer Movie Posters Are

Like it or not, sex sells! Unsurprisingly, sex figures prominently in popular culture through history. Early movies were quick to capitalize on sex, although the […]

  • May 13 2014
  • 13 May 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The East-West Divide

??????:?????? Worthologist Adrien von Ferscht investigates the dichotomy of preference by Chinese collectors of Chinese Export Silver for items in the high Chinese style over […]

  • May 12 2014
  • 12 May 2014

Seven Tips for Surviving Brimfield (or any other Large Antiques Festival)

The first of the three annual Brimfield antique shows gets underway this week along Route 20 in Massachusetts, and there will doubtless be many newbies […]

  • May 7 2014
  • 7 May 2014

Mom’s Mother’s Day Gift to Her Children: The ‘Who Gets What’ Discussion

. “When I’m gone,” said Mom about a year ago, “I want you each to have back the gifts you’ve given me over the years. […]

  • May 6 2014
  • 6 May 2014

Mother’s Day, Moms and Tattoos: An American Tradition

As Mother’s Day approaches, and sons and daughters are considering what to get Mom as a gift, many will decide that the perfect gift for […]