GETTING TO KNOW YOU: BRAM HEPBURN, ANTIQUE BOTTLE COLLECTOR AND DIGGER
Though his education and business ventures have been in the culinary arts field, his passion for antiques has now moved to the forefront, especially […]
My Recent Buy–Or in This Case, My Recent Find: Joseph Noel Interview, 1938
Sometimes, what you buy just leaves you scratching your head and wondering. The photos below and the accompanying story are such an item. Instead of […]
8-Year-Old WorthPoint Fan Gives Antique Valuations at the Topanga Vintage Market
ATLANTA – 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as “America’s Youngest Picker,” will be giving free antiques and collectibles valuations using the WorthPoint Mobile App at the […]
Five Appraisal Options for First-Time Estate Executors
My friend Stan showed me the inventory that he’d just completed for his uncle’s estate. He was proud of his thoroughness; he claimed to have […]
‘Great Find’ Article Generates Reader Comments
We’ve had a lively discussion following the publication of an article about Will Seippel, WorthPoint’s founder and CEO, and how he stumbled upon a “Great […]
Rinker on Antiques: What Do Our Customers Want?
On May 12, I attended Western Connecticut State University’s Macricostas Entrepreneur lecture entitled “Succeeding as an Entrepreneur in Today’s Challenging Economic Environment.” Douglas K. Mellinger, […]
Point of View on WorthPoint
Question: Do you consider investing in art, antiques or collectibles an alternative to the stock market? Would you share your strategy with the rest of […]
What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable?
Many board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. More specifically, there exists a […]
Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels?
By Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. They’re the board games […]
Preserving precious letters from the past
How do I protect a collection of poignant World War II letters from my father? First, copy them. Until recently, I always suggested photocopying. Today, […]