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Road Art

Road Art

By Don Weberg While motoring enthusiasts normally collect cars, motorcycles and trucks as the obvious items of choice, they also frequently accumulate collections of associated paraphernalia known to Mecum Auctions as Road Artô. Known also as Automobilia or Petroliana, Road

The Lifetime Advertising Collection of Gus and Trisha Brown…


The Lifetime Advertising Collection of Gus & Trisha Brown to be sold by Showtime Auction Services October 7-9 The three-day event, with over 2,000 lots, will be held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. ANN ARBOR, Mich.  The advertising

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Fabergé photo frame, $245,000, Christie’s

Faberge photo frame

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A jeweled gold-mounted nephrite (greenstone) photograph frame, marked Fabergé (Moscow, circa 1898), sold for $245,000 at Part One of The Private Collection of Joan Rivers, held online from June

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2016

What's Selling on eBay: August 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,337 (38 bids, 13 bidders): Silver Figural Miniature Harp Mechanical Propelling Pencil and Seal. The pencil has a ring slider that extends the nozzle, and it is fully working so the lead propels when

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

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Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Goes on Tour

Geppi's Entertainment Museum Goes on Tour

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn As Washington, D.C.’s Awesome Con has continued to develop into a major pop culture convention, the staff and Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) thought it would make a great test case for a traveling exhibit

On the Road to… Madison-Bouckville

On the Road to... Madison-Bouckville

45th Annual Madison-Bouckville August 15-21, 2016 It’s been said that “if you can’t find it in Bouckville, it probably doesn’t exist.” That’s because every year in mid-August, nearly 2,000 vendors bring their rarities, vintage furniture, classic toys, and more to

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The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island


The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2003 A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island Long shunned by art museums for their mass-produced works, illustrators have

Norman Rockwell Museum Announces New Director of Digital Learning and Engagement

Open for business! Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge studio, May 2015 at Norman Rockwell Museum.

Stockbridge, MA, May 14, 2015—Norman Rockwell Museum announced today the hiring of Rich Bradway as the Museum’s new Director of Digital Learning and Engagement. Funding for the position was made possible through a grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation

  • 2016 Show Dates: May 10-15, July 12-17, September 6-11

    Three times a year the Town of Brimfield, Massachusetts plays host to what has become known as the largest outdoor antiques & collectibles show in the country. This six-day event, held annually in May, July, and September, comprises 21 fields and show venues along an extended stretch of Route 20, and attracts over 5,000 dealers and vendors and over 30,000 collectors and enthusiasts from around the country.

    Guide to Brimfield September 2016