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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Yard sales

| February 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Yard sales

“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.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present

| December 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present

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.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antique Furniture Clues

| November 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antique Furniture Clues

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.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Is it Toy Trash or a Kid Collectible

| October 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Is it Toy Trash or a Kid Collectible

Dr. Lori
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

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Assessing Walt Disney Autographs

| September 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Assessing Walt Disney Autographs

Dr. Lori

Star Appraiser on the hit TV show Auction Kings on Discovery Channel.
Assessing Walt Disney Autographs
His authentic signature can command more money than autographs by most U.S. Presidents

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Olympics Highlight a World of Collectibles

| August 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Olympics Highlight a World of Collectibles

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,

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Motorcycles and the American Dynamic “Steel Ponies” star in a museum exhibit

| July 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Motorcycles and the American Dynamic “Steel Ponies” star in a museum exhibit

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 …

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antique Prints

| June 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antique Prints

A Primer on Antique Prints, Prints Can Bring Very High Values

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