Dr. Lori Arts & Antiques
Actress Pamela Anderson’s famous red swimsuit from her role on TV’s Baywatch sold for $275.
To some, a motorcycle is just a vehicle. To motorcycle enthusiasts, collectors, and historians, motorcycles are so much more >>> more
I recently appraised a vintage carnival game on the season 4 premiere of Discovery channel’s Auction Kings that was picked by Gallery 63’s picker and general manager, Jon Hammond.
At my public antiques appraisal events, I don’t have anyone waiting in line. And, when I appraise objects, I cut to the core. No nonsense, no delicate highbrow vocabulary, no malarkey. I tell it like it is. If you have a piece of junk, I tell you. If you spent too much money on something, I tell you. If you are hoping to become a millionaire on a collection of Pez dispensers, I tell you that it’s not happening in this lifetime.
I am a firm believer in the ritual of spring cleaning. When it comes to the seasonal cleanup, many people believe that the easiest thing to do is to just throw everything away. However, that’s not always smart.
“Dr. Lori will be featured on the season premiere of Auction Kings airing Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. CT.”
Have you ever spent a Saturday morning going to yard sales? The signs are all around you, but you don’t want to drive around aimlessly or waste money buying junk. Here are some tips for making the most of your yard sale shopping spree.
While museums make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting objects in their care to educate the public, most of us are equally committed to keeping our family heirlooms and keepsakes in good condition in order to retain their value.
White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present
President Ulysses S. Grant made Christmas Day (December 25) a national holiday in 1870. From that point forward, a Christmas card from the White House was a special keepsake.
In today’s antiques market, collectors and connoisseurs seriously consider the style and the material of antique furniture before investing in a piece. Spotting an antique piece of furniture is not difficult if you know where to look.
Star Appraiser on the hit TV show Auction Kings on Discovery Channel.
Is it Toy Trash or a Kid Collectible?
Tips on what to keep and what can go
Assessing Walt Disney Autographs
His authentic signature can command more money than autographs by most U.S. Presidents
Olympics Highlight a World of Collectibles
You don’t have to be an athlete to score a great memento
While the Olympic Games originated in the ancient world, they still stir great worldwide excitement today. I have appraised many collectibles associated with the Olympic Games over the years including pins,
Motorcycles and the American Dynamic “Steel Ponies” star in a museum exhibit
I went to a fabulous museum show recently. This exhibition featured the work of master artists, highlighted aspects of American culture, traced the history of the entire 20th century, and focused on advancements in technology. It had everything …
A Primer on Antique Prints, Prints Can Bring Very High Values