Antique Appraisals

Antique Appraisals

Age isn’t only factor in value of comic books

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.

Antique Appraisals

Picture record a unique collectible

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.

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Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania by his side, congratulated the first two confirmed cabinet members of his administration during the second of his three inaugural balls. Gen. 'Mad Dog' Mattis and Gen. John Kelly were formally approved and sworn in as defense secretary and secretary of homeland security on Friday.
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Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball 0:46

Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball

Hungry squirrels forage under blanket of snow in Kennewick 0:55

Hungry squirrels forage under blanket of snow in Kennewick

Ice skating down the street 0:29

Ice skating down the street

An Icy Time 1:14

An Icy Time