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  • May 24 2017
  • 24 May 2017

Fake News and the Antiques and Collectibles Business

Fake news has been an integral part of the antiques and collectibles business for centuries.  While apologists dismiss it as “everyone makes mistakes” or a […]

  • 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 17 2017
  • 17 May 2017

Getting to Know You: Danna Crawford, the Power Selling Mom

In the mid-1990s, Danna Crawford was in a difficult position. A single mother working three jobs and raising three children, she desperately wanted to move […]

  • May 15 2017
  • 15 May 2017

Adorable Woolen Miniatures by Steiff

What they are:  These woolen miniatures are universally beloved by Steiff, doll, and toy enthusiasts worldwide.  Perhaps that is because they are so appealing and […]

  • May 15 2017
  • 15 May 2017

What Exactly Are Cufflinks?

Cufflinks are an alternative to having buttons of the cuffs of a shirt. Some shirts, namely dress shirts, have holes rather than buttons on the […]

  • May 14 2017
  • 14 May 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson–Letter 1, March 15, 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 2 2017
  • 2 May 2017

Top Ten Tips for Spring Auction Goers

In the Northern half of the USA one of the harbingers of spring, like the return of robins, is the outdoor auction. After a long winter […]

  • Jun 29 2015
  • 29 Jun 2015

Razor-Sharp and Designed for War—Traditional Japanese Swords

Japanese swords are fearsome weapons. In a day and age when firepower is the norm, it is startling to be in the same room the […]

  • Feb 4 2015
  • 4 Feb 2015

WorthPoint adds Updated Edition of Chinese Export Silver & Marks Book to its Online Library

A little less than a year after WorthPoint added Adrien von Ferscht’s important book, “Collector’s Guide to Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940”—the largest information reference resource […]

  • Jul 8 2014
  • 8 Jul 2014

No run on ‘Redskins’ Collectibles since Patent Office Canceled Team Name Copyright

When the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins football organization in mid-June, saying they are offensive to Native […]