Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1975 International truck, $22,800, Smithey's Funwood

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1975 International truck, $22,800, Smithey’s Funwood

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1975 International truck, $22,800, Smithey’s Funwood Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A tan and brown 1975 International pick-up truck with just 55.5…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Palestine banknotes, $66,080, Archives Int'l

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Palestine banknotes, $66,080, Archives Int’l

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Palestine banknotes, $66,080, Archives Int’l Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of rare and high-grade 1939 sequential banknotes from the Palestine…

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel When rock ‘n’ roll icon Neil Young hits the publicity circuit, he doesn’t just talk music or his latest literary endeavor. Surprisingly, he often…

Lionel Standard Gauge: 1906 – 1940

Lionel Standard Gauge: 1906 – 1940

Lionel Standard Gauge: 1906 – 1940 by Bruce C. Greenberg, Ph.D First Period: 1906 Trolleys and Steam Engines Joshua Lionel Cowen was an extraordinary entrepreneur.  In 1900, he  and  Harry…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1957 blue Buick Special, $8,610, Tim's, Inc. Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1957 blue Buick Special, $8,610, Tim’s, Inc. Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1957 blue Buick Special, $8,610, Tim’s, Inc. Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A turquoise blue 1957 Buick Special in showroom condition…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gold and turquoise necklace, $5,750, Allard Auctions, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Gold and turquoise necklace, $5,750, Allard Auctions, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Gold and turquoise necklace, $5,750, Allard Auctions, Inc. Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An early 1970s 14kt gold necklace set with a…

Travels with Chad

Travels with Chad

Travels with Chad by Chad Smith The blue arrow on Google Maps, which is loaded on my phone, indicates that I’m moving toward my target, but certain things just don’t…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original, battery-operated “Machine Man” toy robot, made in Japan in…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Walter Palmer painting, $132,000, Shannon's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Walter Palmer painting, $132,000, Shannon’s

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Walter Palmer painting, $132,000, Shannon’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A snowy landscape painting by Walter Launt Palmer (Am., 1854-1932), titled Winter…

Collectors Showcase: January 2015

Collectors Showcase: January 2015

Collectors Showcase: January 2015 Pleasant & Main Cafe & General Store in Housatonic, Massachusetts has guests looking at more than the food on their plates. Craig Baro, a transplanted New…