What It's Worth

Weekly articles written by Jeffrey P. Hess about the value of collectibles and other rarities. The articles are published weekly on the Tampa Bay Times.

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WWII-Era Medals

The highly decorated man in the photo below was Claes Adolph Westring, the Swedish ambassador to Norway, who saved thousands

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1864 Abraham Lincoln Ferrotype

Photographic images come in many forms: daguerreotype, ambrotype and tintype, or ferrotype. It takes an expert to know the difference. Daguerreotype was introduced in

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The Indian Tribes Of North America

Native American Biographies This three-volume collection of Native American biographies and stunning, hand-colored lithographs from Thomas McKenney and James Hall is highly collectible. It was part

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