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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading