Found articles matching "unloved antiques".
  • Jun 14 2017
  • 14 Jun 2017

June 2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome back… If you have a penchant for collecting rare, unusual, or celebrity items, you’ll like this month’s auction highlights. Items crossing the block soon […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Can You Live in a Collectible? If It Is a 100-year-old Catalog Home, You Can

Furniture, glassware, paintings, ceramics, toys, everything inside your home can and is collectible.  But the house itself?  Turns out “home sweet home” has a collectible […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Proves He’s Still the Sultan of Swat

“Curse of the Bambino” Despite having retired from baseball more than 82 years ago, George Herman “Babe” Ruth is proving he is still the Sultan […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Collecting Vintage Ikea

From time to time, I’ve disparaged Ikea products as “disposable furniture.” Styling and functionality aside, I said, Ikea furniture wasn’t built to last and could […]

  • Jun 8 2017
  • 8 Jun 2017

WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: A Cast Iron Umbrella Stand

In the June 8, 2017 episode of the weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker,” Harry talks about the nature of collecting and answers a viewer’s […]

  • Jun 1 2017
  • 1 Jun 2017

WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: Bristol Glass and a Austrian Painted Liquor Decanters

In the June 1, 2017 episode of the weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker,” Harry shows how to effectively use WorthPoint’s Worthopedia to search out […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

From the Worthologists’ Files: 19th Century Brass Bed by Simmons

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

Mark of the Week: Gibson Glass Company

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson– Letter 2, July 19,1856

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 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

Selling a White Elephant (or a HUGE Horse)

  I was driving through our town recently on a Saturday morning, and saw a very Norman Rockwellian scene.  In a residential neighborhood of side […]