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Tips and Trends: March 2019

Tips and Trends: March 2019

The Price of Art and its Journey By Pontus Silfverstolpe When I was a child, I was told it was ugly to speak about money. Especially, as I understood much later, in the cultural world. But for those who yet speak of it, there is much interest. For example, how can a 20-inch painting cost […]

Collecting with Jeff: August 2017

Collecting with Jeff: August 2017

Cash Registers By Jeff Figler It always amazes me that, when I go to check out at a store, when I give the cashier the payment, that the person will know exactly how much change I should receive. That has happened to all of us. Sure, the cash register has a program that can automatically […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Set of five UAE banknotes, $16,520, Archives International

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Set of five UAE banknotes, $16,520, Archives International

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Set of five UAE banknotes, $16,520, Archives International Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A specimen set of five non-denominational banknotes from the United Arab Emirates, a 1973-1976 issue, sold for $16,520 at an auction of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera held May 20 […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 1776 Continental silver dollar – the finest of only four silver Continental currency dollars known to exist from the birth of the American Republic – sold for $1.41 million at a sale of U.S. Colonial coins […]

The Best of Ed Welch – Your Time and Your Money

The Best of Ed Welch - Your Time and Your Money

The Best of Ed Welch – Your Time and Your Money The Business of Doing Business in Antiques By Ed Welch The antiques trade is time and money intensive. No professional dealer can make a living wage in the antiques trade unless he or she is willing to work 10 to 12 hours a day […]

Guess What – June 2014

Guess What - June 2014

Guess What – June 2014 Now you see it… now you don’t! By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Our object, obviously on GUESS WHAT is to confuse and abuse you, our loyal readers — and this month is no exception. We’ve perpetrated an optical confusion of mammoth proportions and we’re hoping for your docile […]

The Best of Ed Welch – I Want My Money Back

The Best of Ed Welch - Doing Business on Purpose

The Best of Ed Welch – I Want My Money Back The Business of Doing Business in Antiques By Ed Welch I have been self-employed all my life. It is my responsibility to make enough money to support my family. I need money for mortgage payments, car payments, and household expenses such as lights, heat, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int'l

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int'l

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int’l Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An unlisted 1909 1-Yuan Empire Issue Chinese banknote, in good condition with facing dragons, sold for $15,230 at an auction of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes held April 12 in Hong Kong, China by Archives International […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Australia's first banknote, $310,000, Noble Numismatics

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Australia's first banknote, $310,000, Noble Numismatics

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Australia’s first banknote, $310,000, Noble Numismatics Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall The only known example of Australia’s first official banknote – a 10 shilling note from 1817, one of 100 issued by the Bank of New South Wales (now known as Westpac) – sold for $310,000 at […]

The Best of Ed Welch: Money Making Techniques

The Best of Ed Welch: Money Making Techniques By Ed Welch As many of you are aware, our friend Ed Welch passed away in October, 2012. His wisdom and entrepreneurial spirit will be greatly missed. At the request of many of our loyal readers we’ve decided to publish some of their favorite columns from past […]