The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle
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The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle by Mike McLeod Seventy-seven years ago when the 803-foot Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst,…

René Lalique - Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass
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René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass By Kelley Jo Elliott, Curator Glass is a wonderful substance. Everything makes it an incomparable plastic medium in…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century English ebonized-case bracket clock made by…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A group of five Chinese hardwood and huanghuali official’s hat armchairs…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century map of Kyoto as the imperial capital…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Ruser diamond solitaire ring, set with a 9.08-carat step-cut diamond, sold…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Feed Folks, 1974 – a mixed media work by David Hammonds…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke's Woodbury

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke’s Woodbury

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke’s Woodbury Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Georgia marble-top carved mahogany serving table sold for $41,480 at…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare English cameo floral and leaf pattern art…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Louis Vuitton split-top trunk sold for $16,100 at…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An assembled set of amethyst and 18kt gold jewelry – a…

Guess What - August 2014

Guess What – August 2014

Guess What – August 2014 Hob-(k)nobbing in society by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Over the years and our many GUESS WHAT get-togethers, we’ve been extremely parsimonious (stingy) with…