Found 76 articles matching Jewelry category.
  • Sep 21 2010
  • 21 Sep 2010

Collecting Sports Presentation and Commemorative Watches

Sports collectibles is a hugely popular item for collectors of today and yesterday, and there is no sign that their popularity is waning. Competitive sports […]

  • Sep 14 2010
  • 14 Sep 2010

1953 Timex Ben Hogan Folding Watch

Ben Hogan is a very big name in golf, preceding such iconic players as Arnold Palmer and Jack Nickolas, and just as famous. Ben Hogan […]

  • Aug 24 2010
  • 24 Aug 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Grandpa’s Gold Watch

One item an appraiser runs into most often is that icon “Grandpa’s gold watch,” and depending how well-heeled Grandpa was, the more his watch is […]

  • Aug 2 2010
  • 2 Aug 2010

Becoming a Collector of Vintage Bakelite Jewelry

Once you have decided you want to start collecting vintage Bakelite jewelry, you need to get started somewhere. And the best advice is to start […]

  • May 3 2010
  • 3 May 2010

A Rack Lever Fusee Civil War Watch with a Story

This is a medium quality English fusee pair case “contract watch” carried by a Union soldier during the Civil War. As I have written earlier, […]

  • Jul 26 2009
  • 26 Jul 2009

Watch & Clock Collectors Descend on Grand Rapids for the ‘National’

This year the National Watch & Clock Collectors Association (NAWCC) had its annual event/show at the prestigious Devos Convention Center, adjacent to the Grand Amway […]

  • Jul 13 2009
  • 13 Jul 2009

Any Way You Look At It, the Fiery Opal Is Certainly a Thing of Beauty

If you were born in the month of October, then in all probability you know that your birthstone is Opal. Its brilliant, flashing, fiery colors, […]

  • Jun 30 2009
  • 30 Jun 2009

‘On the Ball’—Webb C. Ball’s Contribution to Railroad Watches and Timekeeping

Webb C. Ball was born in Fredericktown, Ohio on Oct. 6, 1847 and became a jeweler & watchmaker. When Standard Time was first adopted in […]

  • Jun 8 2009
  • 8 Jun 2009

How Much Does the Previous Owner Impact the Value of an Antique or Collectible?

With appraisal work, no one aspect affects value in the short term more for an antique or collectible than an iron-clad provenance. Even the most […]

  • May 4 2009
  • 4 May 2009

Longines’ World War Two Pilot’s Wristwatch

This Longines’ World War Two Pilot’s Wristwatch, with a Wheem’s aircraft navigational calculation bezel, is an early and quite rare Longines Aircraft Navigation watch. This […]