Memorabilia Cards: A Bit of Sports History for the Little Guy
If you haven’t opened a pack of baseball cards, or other sports cards for that matter, in several years, you may not recognize or understand […]
Ringside Collectibles: Boxing Memorabilia Packs a Punch
Pugilism: (pu·gi·lism) The skill, practice and sport of fighting with the fists; boxing.—Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary. The sport of boxing has a long and divisive history. […]
Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Margaret Zoladkowski on Antique Textiles
In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Margaret Zoladkowski, a recent University of New Hampshire graduate who is […]
Collecting JFK: Reviewing the Dave Powers Kennedy Presidential Auction
As WorthPoint’s Worthologist for presidential, political and White House memorabilia, one of my first articles, written more than five years ago, concerned the collectibles of […]
Warlick Ready for ‘Obamabilia’ Madness
Before the election in 2008, WorthPoint Worthologist and presidential memorabilia expert Jim Warlick’s Button Poll predicted that Barack Obama would become the 44th president of […]
Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop
It started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry set—a bracelet, ring and earrings—all […]
Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles
Superstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon […]
Persian Lamb: Telling the Genuine from the Faux
Persian Lamb is a beautiful fur. It’s warm, rather sturdy and can be sporty or dressy. It comes in different curl patterns, depending on the […]
Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question!
Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy! That is the Question!
By Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto
A guide on how to choose vintage clothing, how to wear it, what to avoid and WHY to collect it.
First of all, what is vintage clothing? Some people differ on the definition, but generally, if you look it up, you will find this:
Queen’s stockings roll up big sale
The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings.