Archive for 2013

NOV
20
2013

102 YEAR OLD MAN SEES FUTURE, COLLECTS COINS

By judith

Coins

November 20, 2013

A recent two-day auction in New York City disposed of part of a 104 year old man's collection of coins, to the tune of $23 million.

Eric P. Newman of St. Louis, Missouri, a retired attorney, had been collecting coins since circa...

Tags : auction, coins, and collecting
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NOV
16
2013

Hadeland Glassverk

By mwilcox

Bigbear

This impressive Polar bear is by Hadeland Glassverk, founded in 1762, in Jevnaker, Norway. The company first began as a producer of household glass bottles and jars, the company's artware lines a product of the far future. It wasn't until the...

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NOV
16
2013

The Zippo Lighter

By mwilcox

Waynelighter

Zippo is of course one of the best known makers of lighters in the world, they routinely issue lighters to commemorate events such as retirements, club memberships, participation in branches of the military and the launching of naval ships. The...

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NOV
13
2013

DON'T FILE AN INSURANCE CLAIM WITHOUT DOING THIS FIRST

By judith

Homeowner Insurance

November 13, 2013

Homeowner's insurance can be a boon, especially if you suffer a loss by theft, damage or catastrophe. But, since insurance companies are not psychic, we must all help them and ourselves as well.

When you are anticipating buying...

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NOV
11
2013

"C. Jere" Owl

By mwilcox

Owl

This metal owl looks like a Department store decorator item your Aunt Hazel might have had in the spare bathroom on the toilet tank, and for good reason. Owls were a hot collectible item in the 1970's, people collected them in all forms, made of...

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NOV
08
2013

HOW TO DO PLAN AND EXECUTE A SUCCESSFUL ESTATE SALE

By judith

Estatesale2

November 8, 2013

Disposing of an entire estate is a daunting task. In our busy world, the expedient thing to do is call an estate service, one with a good reputation, who will handle the whole job, from beginning to end. There are steps you can...

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NOV
08
2013

The MGB

By mwilcox

Mgb

One of the best known and highly sought after by collectors of the post war British Sports Cars was the MGB. The MGB convertible probably one of the most successful to come out of the British car industry for export, of the total production of...

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NOV
06
2013

SHIPPING FINE ART - HOW TO PREPARE

By judith

Shippingart

November 6, 2013

So, your Great Uncle James, the long time collector of wonderful paintings, has passed away, and now it is time to ship his collection to the various heirs and auction houses. This is a serious business. You must find a reputable...

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NOV
05
2013

More Hidden Treasures -Faberge Figure sells for over Five Million

By mwilcox

It's been a good year for hidden treasures coming to light, with probably many more to come as the Baby Boom Generation clears the estates of their parents. Many of these items tend to be stored away for years , their current value not even given...

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NOV
04
2013

INSURANCE CLAIMS AIDED BY ONLINE APPRAISALS

By judith

Wreckage

November 4, 2013

When disaster strikes, when there's a robbery or an accident, it's time to utilize all those premiums you've been paying for years, and contact your insurance company to file a claim.

Your insurance company will want to see proof...

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