Antiques: Seating Material
Antiques very often have seating material that is—well you know— that woven stuff that comes in old chair seats. It’s not fabric, it’s not leather, it’s not cowhide, it’s . . . What exactly is it? That depends, of course, but first determine what it is not.
Olympics Baseball Collectibles Win Gold
The USA baseball team may have taken the bronze in Beijing, but you win gold with Olympic baseball collectibles. Although it has waned in popularity over the years, Olympic baseball has provided a showcase for some of the best young stars in the sport, which increases the desirability of their card collectibles.
Convention Collectibles—Then and Now
Tens of thousands of politically themed collectibles are being hawked all over Denver this week during the Democratic National Convention.
Paperweight Collectibles Find a Following
Paperweight collectibles. If there ever was a collectible that hollered “Art for Art’s sake!” it was this one. Glass paperweights, with their colorful and complex designs, were always more aesthetic ornaments than functional objects to actually hold down paper or double as inkwells or toothpick holders.
Good Antiques and Collectibles Questions = Better Answers
At WorthPoint, we get questions, lots and lots of questions about art, antiques and collectibles. And we are dedicated to providing the best possible answers.
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Air Force One Lands at INVESCO
The last 100 yards were the toughest.
On Tuesday, Steve Cannaby’s careful re-creation of Air Force One was just a short taxiway from the gates of Denver’s INVESCO Field at Mike High where Barack Obama will accept the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. But like many journeys, there were a few unexpected twists and turns at the end.
Chicago Cubs Collectibles: Home-Run Investments
As memorabilia collectors, we are always looking for that next great investment. Sure, we acquire collectibles because we genuinely love them, but most of us usually have financial incentives in mind when we buy them.
Air Force One “Flies” to Denver
Air Force One, with the words “United States of America” emblazoned across its body and the Stars and Stripes on its tail, has been called the “most recognizable aircraft in the world.” So motorists on I-35 and I-70 next week shouldn’t have trouble identifying it. Except they won’t be looking skyward when they see the Boeing 707.
Peacock Elvis, stolen paintings found, Honus Wagner collectibles
Are you collectibles crazy? A celebrity fan? Do you have a hunka-hunka burning desire to own Elvis’ peacock jumpsuit? (Yes, you read that right, PEACOCK.)