Found 95 articles matching Fraternal, Political, Organizations category.
  • Dec 15 2008
  • 15 Dec 2008

Preserving a George Washington Centennial Ribbon

Even at 132 years old, George Washington could be better preserved, at least as he appears on this wonderfully preserved Jacquard silk ribbon from the […]

  • Nov 15 2008
  • 15 Nov 2008

The George Washington Trivet

According to Kelly & Ellwood in their 1990 book Trivets & Stands, the first George Washington Trivet was designed and cast in brass for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. George Washington was an appropriate subject, considering that the Exposition was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Dec

  • Nov 11 2008
  • 11 Nov 2008

Crazy Prices for Obama Victory Papers

November 5 was a very special day for the United States of America. When Barack Obama was declared the next president of the United States, hot collectibles were the next morning’s newspaper. Across the country, the demand for the Nov. 5 edition of the newspaper, any newspaper, was astronomical.

  • Nov 7 2008
  • 7 Nov 2008

Political Collectibles: What’s Hot

Someone once suggested to me that when an election is over, the buttons and posters and everything are all trash. I immediately countered that this may be the one area of collectibles where items from an event continue to have a value well after it has ended.

  • Oct 28 2008
  • 28 Oct 2008

The Family Sandifer and the Dumpster Collectibles Campaign

There are stories of finding antiques and collectibles in the most unlikely places. Flea markets, antique shops, your grandma’s attic. But, the dumpster?

  • Oct 27 2008
  • 27 Oct 2008

Campaign Buttons Predict Winners

What we collect says a lot about ourselves as a nation. Our collectibles tell us a lot about where we’ve been. And sometimes, what we collect can be an indicator of where we are going. A case in point is political-campaign buttons.

  • Oct 6 2008
  • 6 Oct 2008

Presidential Inaugural License Plates a Tough Collection to Fill

Presidential Inaugural License Plates a Tough Collection to Fill

By Andy Bernstein

  • Oct 4 2008
  • 4 Oct 2008

White House Insert and Place Cards

  • Sep 29 2008
  • 29 Sep 2008

Antiques and Collectibles at the American Presidential Experience

When I ask visitors to the WorthPoint booth at the American Presidential Experience what type of antiques and collectibles they collect, the answer is most often, “Nothing, nothing at all.” Until I ask a few other questions, then they begin to remember that, “Yes, I have a few of this or that.”

  • Sep 22 2008
  • 22 Sep 2008

Campaign Collectibles & Even More Campaign Collectibles

It should come as no surprise high on the list of hot collectibles are presidential campaign related. Action figures, masks, comic books and of course, bobbleheads have hit the market. Coming soon if you’re not politically inclined? Seats from the to-be-demolished home of the New York Mets, Shea Stadium, and items from the House that Ruth Built, Yankee Stadium.