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  • Feb 19 2014
  • 19 Feb 2014

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 02/19/2014

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back […]

  • Feb 18 2014
  • 18 Feb 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Royal Doulton Copy, B. David Jewelry

QUESTION: I have a Royal Doulton “Lavinia” figure that I received from my grandmother. The logo on the bottom does not match the logo I […]

  • Feb 18 2014
  • 18 Feb 2014

Jenny Lind Beds: Jenny Didn’t Really Sleep Here

A lot of curious and spurious information has polluted the modern vocabulary of antique furniture in the last 100 years. Some of this was done […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

New Ivory Ban to Prove Problematic for Executors, Dealers & Collectors

In February of last year, armed wardens of the California Department of Fish and Game descended on an auction preview hosted by Slawinski Auction Company. […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

These Early Steiff Treasures Have a Presidential Seal of Approval

With today being the President’s Day holiday, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at Oval Office-inspired Steiff creations from the turn […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

Ed Sullivan Show’s Autographed ‘Beatles Set’ Section to be Auctioned

On April 26, 2014, a two-foot-by-four-foot section of backdrop from the Ed Sullivan Show’s studio 50 stage set of Feb. 9 1964 will be auctioned […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Doc Ock Out as Spidey, Winter Soldier Spoiler

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and […]

  • Feb 14 2014
  • 14 Feb 2014

The Collector’s Minute: Hand-Painted Porcelain

This partial tea set is hand-painted porcelain and dates from the turn of the 19th century. Pieces like this are generally what are referred to […]

  • Feb 13 2014
  • 13 Feb 2014

The Collector’s Minute: Chokin-Style Decorative Art

Chokin metal work is an art form that dates all the way back to the 12th 
century and used a variety of different colored metals […]

  • Feb 12 2014
  • 12 Feb 2014

Watch Your Names: There’s No Such Thing as ‘Victorian Style’

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to names and descriptions of older and antique furniture, what you see, or what you hear, is […]