How to Know If Granny’s Old Books Are Worth Anything
At some point, most people find ways to dispense with the personal property of a loved one. Keepsakes are divided and estate sales are held. […]
The Plastic Case Debate: Who Should Grade and Slab Your Collectible Comic Books?
While sealing a comic in plastic with a label displaying a professionally assigned grade might seem silly to some—after all, how can you read them […]
The Great Restoration Debate: Should You Rebind or Recover Your Collectible Books?
Book restoration can make a damaged book look much better, but it is expensive. Restoration is a sound decision for a family heirloom, like an […]
Collectible Vintage Cookbooks: Which are Tasty Treats and which are Past Their Prime?
In my business, I visit (and work at) a lot of estate sales and antique stores. It’s always amazing to see the number of vintage […]
Comics Auction Watch: Marvel’s Inhumans Get the Star Treatment After Movie News
Once again, I’m on monitor duty in the orbiting WorthPoint space-station watching the results of some incredible comic book and original comic art auctions and […]
The Comics Speculator: The Purple Man and Hellcat Cometh to Netflix
If you’ve never heard of the Purple Man, don’t fret. Dr. Zebidiah Killgrave—a.k.a. The Purple Man—has never been an A-list Marvel comic book villain. But […]
Comics Speculator: Marvel’s ‘Secret Wars’ Could Push Up Values of Related Comics
No one knows how to shake up fans like Marvel Comics, and let me tell you: as a guy that hangs out at my local […]
Tintin Drawing Sets World Record for Original Hergé Comic Artwork
It’s not every day that a crayon drawing fetches more than a half-a-million dollars at auction (don’t start pulling your kids drawings off the fridge […]
Comics Speculator: Holy Hot Rods! The Original Batmobile to be Auctioned
By Matt Baum This week on the Comic Speculator we’re taking a break from comics to talk about one of the most iconic collectible cars […]
How to Find the Value of a Rare Book without Auction Records
When you’re determining the value of a rare book, one of the first places to look is the auction records. WorthPoint’s Worthopedia™, the Americana Exchange […]