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  • Dec 30 2013
  • 30 Dec 2013

The Collector’s Minute: Art Nouveau-Style Amphora Pottery

This large Art Nouveau bust (left) was made by the Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel Amphora pottery factory, circa 1896. The pottery was located in what […]

  • Dec 30 2013
  • 30 Dec 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: The Role of Chance in the Antiques and Collectibles Trade

The Free Dictionary defines chance as “1(a) the unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seem to have no assignable cause; 1(b) a force assumed […]

  • Dec 26 2013
  • 26 Dec 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 12/26/2013

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 […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: French Provincial Loveseat & Camp Granada Board Game

QUESTION: I have a French Provincial loveseat. I was told it was made in France or possibly Quebec, Canada, in the 1880s. Around 1900, my […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

The Extension Table: From Ancient Rome to the Dining Room

A reader recently sent me some photos of a Victorian-period table. At first glance, it looked like a typical “turtle-top” parlor or lamp table with […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Movie News Enlarge Ant Man First-Appearance Values

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 […]

  • Dec 19 2013
  • 19 Dec 2013

Hubley Santa Toys: The Value of Trees, Reindeer and Paint

As Christmas nears, some items go up in value instead of being on sale. Christmas-related antiques and collectibles often have upticks in value before the […]

  • Dec 18 2013
  • 18 Dec 2013

A Day At Disney World—In Postcards

When Walt Disney World opened its gates in Orlando in 1971, I was 19 years old. Having traveled Florida’s byways since getting my driver’s license […]

  • Dec 18 2013
  • 18 Dec 2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 12/18/2013

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 […]

  • Dec 16 2013
  • 16 Dec 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Developing an Interior Decorating Mindset – Part 2

In my column “Developing an Interior Decorating Mindset – Part I,” I explored the inherent decorating value in antiques and collectibles, stressed the importance of […]