Found 719 articles matching Books Documents and Ephemera category.
  • Jul 12 2017
  • 12 Jul 2017

My Recent Buy–Terry and the Pirates Tattoo Transfers

“My Recent Buy” will be a regular feature in The Insider.  What did you buy recently that brings a smile to your face?  Share the […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

Pathfinder of the Seas

My wife and I have downsized twice in the past eleven years, and I have chosen to curtail my collecting hobby. Sometimes, though, I encounter […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Proves He’s Still the Sultan of Swat

“Curse of the Bambino” Despite having retired from baseball more than 82 years ago, George Herman “Babe” Ruth is proving he is still the Sultan […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson– Letter 2, July 19,1856

On one of his usual treasure hunts in Maine, our CEO, Will Seippel  stumbled upon a massive collection of letters from a soldier in the […]

  • May 17 2017
  • 17 May 2017

Auction Update May 2017

Auction Update May 2017 Welcome back… If you collect rare, luxury, or celebrity items, you’ll like this month’s Auction Talk. Items crossing the block in […]

  • May 3 2017
  • 3 May 2017

Everyday Giants in American History: The Letters of John Mower Jackson

Most of us deal with the insignificant drudgery of day to day life. Sure, there are some things that are more exciting than others from one […]

  • Apr 20 2017
  • 20 Apr 2017

WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: Walt Disney Comic Books from Wheaties

In the April 19, 2017 episode of the weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker,” Harry answers a viewer’s question about sets of Disney comic books available […]

  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Fabulous Finds: Amazing Lithograph Poster Discovery in a Maine Outhouse!

On a dreary and cold January Saturday morning with not a lot to do for fun here in Maine, I decided to head to an […]

  • Feb 9 2017
  • 9 Feb 2017

The Breathtaking Beauty of 19th–Century Valentine’s Day Cards

It will be Valentine’s Day on Tuesday and love will be expressed in many ways, including the sending of Valentine’s Day cards, a tradition that is […]

  • Dec 29 2016
  • 29 Dec 2016

Collecting Calendars: Fun New Year After New Year

This time of year, walk into any bookstore or retailer and you’ll be bombarded by a mind-boggling assortment of calendars for virtually every subject or […]