Sundays 10AM - 12N
Whatcha Got? is THE nationwide antiques and collectibles call-in radio show. It's fun, interesting, and helps listeners understand the history, lore, and realistic market value of their antiques and collectibles.
The show is designed to answer the questions: (1) What do I own? and (2) How much is it worth? In addition to answering the questions of the our loyal listeners, the show features the latest news from the world of antiques and collectibles, collecting tips, guest interviews, and letters from the mailbag.
Host Harry Rinker is a well known collectable/antique appraiser who has appeared on Oprah, Martha Stewart Living, Good Morning America and more! Harry even had his own TV show on the Home and Garden Network called "Collector Inspector".
Tune every Sunday morning from 10 to noon in as Harry as brings his knowledge and excitable personality direct to your radio! So dig into that your closet, attic, storage space or garage and get ready to ask yourself, "Whatcha Got?"
As time allows, Harry replies to emailed questions on the show. Want to know more about an item in your collection? Email Harry at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the large volume of email received, it is not possible for Harry to reply individually, but keep listening and your item may be featured on an upcoming edition of "Whatcha Got?"
Harry L. Rinker is the owner of Harry L. Rinker LLC, dba as Rinker Consulting, a firm specializing in providing appraisal, consulting, editorial, educational, media, personal appearance, research, and writing services in the antiques and collectibles field.
Rinker is a prolific antiques and collectibles writer. Guide To Toy Collecting (for the Smithsonian), published by Collins in March 2008 is his latest title. His Sell, Keep, or Toss: How To Downsize a Home, Settle An Estate, and Appraise Personal Property was released by House of Collectibles, an imprint of Random House Information Group, in September 2007. Between 1981 and 1996 Rinker edited fifteen editions of Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide and seven editions of Warman’s Americana & Collectibles. He also edited four editions of The Official Rinker Price Guide to Collectibles and two editions of The Official Guide to Flea Market Prices for House of Collectibles.
It's not surprising that Harry is a frequent television and radio guest. Television credits include Oprah, Home Matters, Martha Stewart Living, Inside Edition, Wall Street Journal Report, the NBC-TV Today show, the ABC-TV Good Morning America show, the CBS This Morning Show and Sunday Morning, CNBC-TV Market Rap, and MPT Wall Street Week With Louis Rukeyser, along with many regional and local talk shows.
Rinker currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of English and Communications at Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI. Previously, he taught as an adjunct professor of English Composition at Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, CT, of Communications and English Composition at Lincoln College of New England, Southington, CT, and of English Composition Writing Lab at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.