Recently, I came across a program offered on HGTV that I have found quite entertaining and i…

Back in the 1980s there was a dramatic change in the reasons many people were collecting. An…

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A “Free Appraisal” is a very common ploy used by some businesses to lure you into their esta…

The simple spoon became a work of art back in the 1890s when Daniel Low, a Salem, Massachuse…

QUESTION: I have five issues of “The Bangalore,” an eight-page, mimeographed newsletter of t…

Collectors and non-collectors alike are often curious as to how ideas for films first are th…

How did the personified symbol of the United States become associated with the familiar red,…