Found articles matching "Back Issue Report".
  • Nov 1 2017
  • 1 Nov 2017

Collusion, Shill Bidding, and Side Deals!

One of the first things you learn when you become an auctioneer, is that nothing is more important than having an honest reputation.  One little […]

  • Nov 1 2017
  • 1 Nov 2017

Decorating With Victorian Era Tableware For The Holidays

Given the holidays are fast approaching, many of us will soon be setting festive Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Christmas tables for friends and family from […]

  • Nov 1 2017
  • 1 Nov 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson–May 4th, 1862

On one of his usual treasure hunts in Maine, our CEO, Will Seippel  stumbled upon a massive collection of letters that belonged to a soldier […]

  • Nov 1 2017
  • 1 Nov 2017

Collecting World Series Young Stars Key Baseball Cards

The 2017 MLB World Series match-up between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros featured a host of young, marquee players, on both teams. […]

  • Oct 19 2017
  • 19 Oct 2017

WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: A Barometer with a Story

In the Oct. 19, 2017 episode of the weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker,” Harry talks about a Heath & Company barometer that comes with […]

  • Oct 19 2017
  • 19 Oct 2017

My Recent Find–A Cow Tether!

When I was asked about a recent “buy” of an antique or collectable that made me smile, I was at a bit of a loss.  […]

  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Moving “Unwanted” Collections Along

A relative has passed away, and has left their lifelong collection of souvenir travel dolls or Build-A-Bears to you.  Or your parents are downsizing, and […]

  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Collecting: Halloween Revisited

It was called Samhein, Calan Gaef, the Feast of Pomona, Parentalia, and All Hallows Eve. What is it? It’s Hallowe’en.  And, pagan or not, everyone […]

  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Care and Repair: French Polish

French polish: to an antique furniture enthusiast, the name evokes visions of 18th Century mahogany tables with a finish as glossy and deep as a […]

  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Antique Jewelry Hallmarks

The provenance behind any piece of antique jewelry is one of the reasons why antique jewelry is so appealing.  The styles, the cuts, the stone, […]