What? Your Mom threw away all your old comic books? It’s a lament we sometimes hear from our private appraisal clients. The “victims” of Mom’s housecleaning usually feel they have lost a potential fortune. That’s not necessarily true, as you’ll read here in our review of an Archie comic from 1946.
Music takes center stage in today’s What’s It Worth? We answer a reader’s question about an early 20th century cornet handed down in the family. There is also an eye-appealing vinyl phonograph record that demonstrates not all records have just average value.
Plays and playing cards are the subjects of this edition of What’s It Worth? There’s a deck of 52 playing cards that commemorate the centennial of Washington’s “Emerald City” and three booklets produced to assist professional and amateur theatrical productions.
In today’s What’s It Worth? we answer reader’s questions about things to help set an elegant table. Specifically, a pair of silverplated candlesticks and a set of porcelain dinnerware with an interesting background.
Antiques Roadshow, public TV’s most-watched ongoing series, aired the first episode of its 20th season Jan. 4 with a show taped in Spokane last June. What’s It Worth? was at the production and interviewed three of Roadshow’s well-known, senior appraisers.
Almost three-quarters of a century ago, a new sports phenomenon roared into the Northwest. Unlimited hydroplanes raced for the first time on Seattle’s Lake Washington in 1951. The thunderboats came to the Tri-Cities in 1966.
For today’s What’s It Worth? — Allons tous à Paris — “let’s all go to Paris.” We answer readers questions about their items from the French capitol. One group is quite a bit older than the single metal item, although each is from the 20th century.