Civil War & Militaria Auction Spectacular

Worthington Galleries is hosting a live online auction featuring more than 350 lots of Civil War and militaria collectibles. This sale also includes fine art, sculptures, rare books, maps, and manuscripts. Auction is Open for Bidding. Ends Saturday, October 21st.

How to Collect Antique & Rare Books

Worthington's Michael Keever explains how to collect antique and rare books in the newest issue of Nashville Interiors Magazine.

Paper Money Grading Introduction: Grading is the most controversial component of paper money collecting. Small differences in grade can mean significant differences in value. To facilitate communication between sellers and

NRA ANTIQUE FIREARM CONDITIONS STANDARDS: FACTORY NEW: All original parts; 100% original finish; in perfect condition in every respect, inside and out. EXCELLENT: All original parts; over 80% original finish;

It’s officially fall

Fall is officially here and we have so many fun events ahead. Take a look: Thursday, Sept. 28 – Taste of Hendersonville, 5-8 p.m. Try samples from our cafe, Picasso’s

Tinsley joins Worthington Galleries

Worthington Galleries is pleased to announce the addition of Luke Tinsley to it’s team of professionals. Tinsley, a certified fine art and antiques appraiser, will lend his expertise to gallery

Timeline of the Revolutionary War

Complete Timeline of the American Revolutionary War: 1754 - 1788. Includes developments precipitating the War for Independence through to the Signing of the United States Constitution.

Glossary of Autograph Abbreviations & Terms

Investing in antique and/or rare documents and manuscripts can be confusing at times given the many abbreviations and terms used by auction houses, appraisers and experts.  The following is a list of the primary terms and abbreviations often used by buyers and sellers of documents and manuscripts.

Historical Manuscripts as Archives: Some Definitions and Their Application

HISTORICAL manuscripts are regarded primarily if not exclusively as materials for research, whatever their origin or provenance. That august word provenance as the hallmark of archives has given archival records a superior status in the minds of some historians as well as archivists. It is agreed, at least among archivists, that archives are something more than raw materials for the scholar's use; indeed, such a gross understatement of their function would be seriously challenged. Whatever one's point of view, attempts to distinguish one class of records from another raise the question: What is the relation between historical manuscripts and archives ? Is the one only the needy next-of-kin of the other?

Worthington Hosts Nossi College of Art

Worthington Galleries hosted students from the Nossi College of Art on July 25th for dinner and a tour of the gallery.  We thoroughly enjoyed our visit with students and look