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  • Apr 11 2014
  • 11 Apr 2014

7-Foot-Tall Stainless Steel Popeye could Rake in $25 million worth of Spinach

NEW YORK – “I yam what I yam.” And what he is, is a seven-foot-tall metallic sculptural representation of the American pop culture icon, Popeye. […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Doc Ock Out as Spidey, Winter Soldier Spoiler

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Back-Issue Comics Roundup – Another J. Michael Straczynski Title at Image

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and […]

  • Jan 10 2014
  • 10 Jan 2014

Collecting the Players of 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

Being elected for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame is a right of passage for players whose careers exemplified greatness during the era in […]

  • Mar 8 2011
  • 8 Mar 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Brass Bardou Telescope

Carol B. inherited this telescope from her grandfather, and while she thinks it’s a wonderful thing, but there’s no room for it in her modern […]

  • May 26 2010
  • 26 May 2010

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 05/26/2010

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and […]

  • Oct 3 2008
  • 3 Oct 2008

It’s Opportunity Time for Antique and Fine Art Collectors & Dealers

My phone is continuing to ring off the hook with people desperate to sell their belongings because they need cash, or they think they might. […]

  • Sep 25 2008
  • 25 Sep 2008

Collecting Historical Autographs – Basic info

When collecting autographs, it is better to collect letters and documents and avoid clipped signatures (signatures that were cut from letters or documents). First, there is nothing historical about a clip, and Secondly, it is very hard to properly authenticate a clipped signature. Go for letters and documents and other “larger” items.

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

The Classic Telephone

Vintage phones are popular for their nostalgic value and design. They’re the stuff of black-and-white movies and dime store sodas.

  • Apr 24 2008
  • 24 Apr 2008

Ice Cream Parlor & Soda Shop Antiques

As a young kid, I remember going to the Olde Soda Shop in Lewisport Kentucky with my Uncle Jim. He was my father’s youngest brother, yet only four years older than me. The town of Lewisport had a population of about 500 back then, and everyone, including the adults, seemed to congregate at this shop on the weekends.