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When Being the Worst is Best
  • Nov 23 2018
  • 23 Nov 2018

When Being the Worst is Best

Julien’s auctions just hosted a sale of property from the collection of Bernie Taupin who is best known for his writing partnership with Elton John.  […]

What is it and What's it Worth?
  • Nov 23 2018
  • 23 Nov 2018

What is it and What’s it Worth?

Do you recognize the maker of these beautiful plates pictured above?  Notice the bold primary colors, the floral designs, the geometric designs, the peasant women, […]

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES: The Return of the Christmas Toy Catalog-- Amazon Gives Santa a Boost
  • Nov 23 2018
  • 23 Nov 2018

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES: The Return of the Christmas Toy Catalog– Amazon Gives Santa a Boost

Aldus Plus Manutius, owner of The Aldine Press and wishing to familiarize the public with his books, printed the first catalog in Venice in 1498.  […]

The Evolution of Old Glory: The 25 Star Flag of the United States
  • Nov 23 2018
  • 23 Nov 2018

The Evolution of Old Glory: The 25 Star Flag of the United States

Tom Carrier, our resident vexillologist, has worked tirelessly on the history behind the creation of each version of the American flag as our country grew […]

Top 5 Reasons Why New Sellers Fail on eBay
  • Nov 15 2018
  • 15 Nov 2018

Top 5 Reasons Why New Sellers Fail on eBay

Many people read about the billions of sales and revenue on eBay and decide that they want a piece of that action.  And it’s true; […]

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES Q/A: An Auctioneer Question, a Chuck-a-Luck, and an Antique Grain Wagon
  • Nov 15 2018
  • 15 Nov 2018

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES Q/A: An Auctioneer Question, a Chuck-a-Luck, and an Antique Grain Wagon

QUESTION:  I collect paper items.  Recently, my father and I attended an auction where we bought a 1922 Pennsylvania paper fishing license, 1923, 1924, 1926, and […]

Your Guide to the Chamberstick
  • Nov 15 2018
  • 15 Nov 2018

Your Guide to the Chamberstick

Chambersticks are not entirely unlike candlesticks or candelabras. The main difference is that a chamberstick is designed to be mobile. Chambersticks are aptly named, as […]

The Letters of John M. Jackson--June 19, 1864
  • Nov 15 2018
  • 15 Nov 2018

The Letters of John M. Jackson–June 19, 1864

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 […]

Rinker on Collectibles: Passive Collectors
  • Nov 8 2018
  • 8 Nov 2018

Rinker on Collectibles: Passive Collectors

As an expert, a relative term no matter to whom it is applied in the antiques and collectibles trade, I often am asked questions which […]

Sports Collectibles News & Notes, November 2018
  • Nov 8 2018
  • 8 Nov 2018

Sports Collectibles News & Notes, November 2018

The crazy world of sports collectibles is frequently referred to by participants simply as “The Hobby.”  The all-encompassing and vast nature of the sports collectibles […]