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Porcelain Grapes Are Lustrous Oct. 18, 2019

Antique or Junque

Q: I am enclosing a photo of a porcelain decanter and two small matching cups. They all are decorate... Read More

7 Simple Things I Do to Keep My Inner Hoarder in Timeout Oct. 14, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I don't know why some of us have such a strong propensity to accumulate, collect and otherwise hold ... Read More

Medicare Fraud Aug. 05, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: This year, I've been surrounded by requests for my DNA to do genetic testing for Medicare. I rece... Read More

Get Paid to Give Away Your Used Stuff Dec. 18, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

There exists in the average American household a rather common malady wherein clothes, shoes, boots,... Read More

The Peaceful Easy Feeling that Comes with Decluttering Apr. 25, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

A few weeks ago, I got a wake-up call that wasn't exactly intended for me. Our friends Matt and Shar... Read More

Cast Iron Hatchet Commemorated Washington's Inauguration Jul. 18, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: Enclosed is a photo of a memorial hatchet that is 12 inches long by 4 inches high. On the side ar... Read More


Jul. 05, 2014

Windmill Mark Identifies Maker Jun. 13, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: Enclosed is a photo of a vase that I have. I believe it is silver and stands over 7 inches tall. ... Read More

Scale Weighs In as Family Heirloom Jun. 06, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: My great-grandfather was a shopkeeper, and he purchased the Dodge scale seen in this picture July... Read More

Wedgwood Teapot Commemorates Washington's Inauguration May. 30, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: I have enclosed a photo of a piece of Wedgwood that I have because I cannot find any information ... Read More

Lamp Was a 1925 Wedding Gift May. 23, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: The enclosed photo is of an electric lamp that was a wedding present to my husband's parents in 1... Read More

Wicker Baby Carriage Is Vintage 1920 May. 16, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: The enclosed picture is of an antique wicker baby carriage that I recently purchased. There is a ... Read More

The Cheshire Cheese Was a Popular Inn May. 02, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: We inherited this porcelain plate that is titled "Dr. Johnson at The Cheshire Cheese." It is brok... Read More

Eastlake Settee Was Made in Victorian Era Apr. 11, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: This is a photo of an antique love seat I inherited. The wood has been refinished and the upholst... Read More

Vaseline Glass Was Made as Early as 1850 Mar. 28, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: Enclosed you will find a photo of a Vaseline glass dish. It measures approximately 5 inches by 5 ... Read More


Mar. 03, 2014

Wildflower Stories for Flower Children Feb. 14, 2014

Antique or Junque

Q: I collect children's books and purchased this book so long ago that I don't remember where I boug... Read More

Mickey Mouse

Feb. 13, 2014

Strange Brew

Feb. 01, 2014

Wizard of Id

Jan. 19, 2014