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, […]
Six Steps to Avoid Fraud
Antiques shops and dealers must always be on the alert for fraud. It is a fact of doing business. This is even truer in this […]
Big Ben or Kurt: Who Wins Collectibles Bowl?
If six months ago you predicted Arizona Cardinals would be facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, raise your hand. I’m guessing your hand […]