Coin Auction Help

Get a Jump on Christmas Shopping at Vintage Toys And Collectibles Auction

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint A wide range of familiar faces from TV, movies, sports, cartoons and more (1920s-’60s) will be among the 800 or so lots in the Internet and catalog toy sale hosted by Serious Toyz on Dec. 2-3, 2011. CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Do you have a toy on your Christmas […]

Thanksgiving Greetings from All of Us at WorthPoint

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint . Let the people in your life know you are thankful for them this year by sending them a Thanksgiving video card. The video, a collection of vintage postcards provided courtesy of R & J Silver and Such (the actual cards can be found on GoAntiques.com, along with […]

The Many Collections Belonging to the Late Mildred Yates Farrior to Sell Dec.3

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint This Victorian grouping of a Renaissance Revival platform rocking chair with vintage ladies’ hat in seat, and walnut side table with period items shows some of the many and varied collections belonging to the late Mildred Yates Farriorm that will be sold at auction on Saturday, Dec. 3, […]

Sale of Phila. Museum of Art Paintings to Finance Purchase Historic Peale Piece

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint “Portrait of Yarrow Mamout” is one of the earliest known works of art to depict an African American who had been freed from slavery and is the earliest known painting of a Muslim in America. NEW YORK – A group of paintings formerly in the collection of the […]

Weekly Arts, Antiques & Collectibles News Roundup: Nov. 21-25, 2011

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint (UPDATED Monday, Nov. 21 4:46 a.m.) In this week’s roundup of arts, antiques and collectibles, we learn of what could be the oldest toy train (and which may have been made by a father for his son in the 1820s or 1830s), that the governor of Ohio in […]

Rinker on Collectibles: The ‘I Must Have It’ Price

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint I received the following e-mail from Shawn, who reads “Rinker on Collectibles” on WorthPoint: “As a collector, I have been frustrated by sellers’ unrealistic prices more and more in recent years. As eBay has shifted to more “Buy It Now” listings, it gives sellers more opportunity to stick […]

Unloved Antiques: ‘Starving Artist’ Paintings

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint An example of an “Enrico” painting, otherwise known as a “starving art painting,” which were as mass-produced as a painting could be. The 14th item in this series of Unloved Antiques is really more decorative arts than antique, but we get a huge number of requests for information regarding […]

Passing the Smell Test – Telling Good Advice from the Bad

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint Gluing a small piece of veneer into a loose mortise before gluing in the tenon will create a tight wood joint. This is a repair that passes the “smell test.” (Fred Taylor photo) Need some advice about furniture? Want to know how to repair that chair or fix […]

Meet an Über-Collector: Laura Belfiore, Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint A blue tourmaline, just one little item in Laura Belfiore’s collection of gemstone specimens, crystals, minerals, meteors and fossils in all of their forms. Passion, energy, excitement. The thrill of the hunt. It seems that everyone infected with the collecting bug shares these same traits! True enthusiasts—or “über-collectors” […]

Meet an Über-Collector: Laura Belfiore, Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint A blue tourmaline, just one little item in Laura Belfiore’s collection of gemstone specimens, crystals, minerals, meteors and fossils in all of their forms. Passion, energy, excitement. The thrill of the hunt. It seems that everyone infected with the collecting bug shares these same traits! True enthusiasts—or “über-collectors” […]

Meet an Über-Collector: Laura Belfiore, Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint A blue tourmaline, just one little item in Laura Belfiore’s collection of gemstone specimens, crystals, minerals, meteors and fossils in all of their forms. Passion, energy, excitement. The thrill of the hunt. It seems that everyone infected with the collecting bug shares these same traits! True enthusiasts—or “über-collectors” […]

Weekly Arts, Antiques & Collectibles News Roundup: Nov. 14-18, 2011

Brought to you by PriceMiner and Worthpoint (UPDATED Tuesday, Nov. 15 12:25 p.m.) In this week’s roundup of arts, antiques and collectibles, we learn that there some questions about how eBay runs its automobile auctions, that a program from the 1903 World Series brings in a tidy sum and, for those Justin Bieber fans out […]