Tragedy in Paris: The Fire at Notre Dame and Why Things are “Valuable”
The cynics out there say “everything has a price.” Well to those folks, I say sorry you’re wrong. There is much in the world to […]
COBALT BLUE GLASS AND BOTTLES
A glut at the bottom, but soaring prices for rarities! This past week, I received two very very different sets of photos from two collections […]
Dangerous Waters! Buying and Selling Artifacts and Collectible Antiquity
Wandering in the “Grey Area” Between Looting and Archeology… Imagine this – you go to your local Friday night antiques auction with no plans to […]
“There’s Whiskey in the Jar”– But Don’t Toss That Empty Bottle!
Last month, Worthpoint feature writer Tom Carrier wrote a great article entitled “Whiskey Distilled as a Collectible.” The article focuses on some of the amazing […]
BUYING AND SELLING “STEAMPUNK!”
That odd hybrid of collectible stuff….wildly popular, but don’t ask for an objective appraisal! Possibly the hardest category of antiques and collectibles to put a […]
WorthPoint Adds to Its List of Specialists!
Welcome “Clean Sweep Auctions” Sports Collectibles At WorthPoint, we are continuously adding to our database for researching and valuing antiques, art and collectibles by forming […]
15¢ or $15,000? Antique Mineral Spring Water Bottles Can be Winners!
And the “Hub” is in Saratoga Springs, New York… Twenty years ago, before the internet was in the palm of your hands at all times […]
From Primitive Privy Peg-Lamps to Louis Tiffany!
Collecting Antique Lighting – History Illuminated Collecting antique lighting is a fascinating pursuit, with many layers to it. I would venture to say that there […]
The King of the Snowmen
Welcoming accomplished author Bob Eckstein to WorthPoint… Ah, Brimfield! The Big Kahuna. The thrice yearly antiques market that springs up from the fields of a […]
Bright and Colorful, Tin Advertising Signs Always Catch Your Eye!
…But be careful, the true originals are big bucks! Repros….not so much. You are a collector, an investor, a picker, or a vagabond, wandering from […]