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The Kentucky Rifle – America’s Own Art Form

The Kentucky Rifle - America's Own Art Form

By Ronald G. Gabel Why do people collect “Kentucky” rifles? Why are they considered America’s rifle? How were they used? Why are they called “Kentucky” rifles? Why are they historically important? Why are they considered one of our countries only

The North New Jersey American Glass & Pottery Show Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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We are pleased to announce our that Annual “AMERICAN GLASS & POTTERY SHOW” will take place Friday evening, October 23rd from 6:30pm to 10pm and it will continue on Saturday, October 24th from 10am to 4pm at the Guardian Angel

Gavels n Paddles

What's Selling on eBay

Gavels n Paddles: Gelston running curlew, $258,750, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels n Paddles: Gelston running curlew, $258,750, Guyette & Deeter

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A running curlew decoy made circa 1880s by Thomas Gelston (Long Island, N.Y.) sold for $258,750 at an annual Summer Auction held July 28-29 by Guyette & Deeter, Inc.

What’s Selling on eBay: September 2015

What's Selling on eBay: September 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $440 (79 bids, 10 bidders): Steampunk 1889 Eye Dr. Scope Ophthalmometer Medical Tool Optometrist. Here’s an antique ya just don’t see every day! I believe it’s called an “Ophthalmometer,” which an eye doctor used

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

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At Long Last, Recognition: Atlas-Seaboard Art Soars

At Long Last, Recognition: Atlas-Seaboard Art Soars

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Although it never truly lived up to its potential or even the company’s own hype, Martin Goodman’s ill-fated Atlas line of comic books from Seaboard Periodicals in the mid-1970s has fascinated collectors and historians

On the Road to… North Carolina

On the Road to... North Carolina

From Atlantic Ocean beaches to the Appalachian Mountains, fall in the beautiful state of North Carolina is for antique lovers. While there, experience one of the state’s greatest cultural treasures: the tradition, fine arts, music and dance of the 10,000-year-old

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Blenko – Uniquely American Modernist Glass


Blenko: Uniquely American Modernist Glass – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2004 Text and Photographs by Damon Crain Exotic, dramatic, and yet largely undiscovered, vintage Blenko glass is without peer. With so much to recommend it — stuning

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

  • The Guide to Brimfield is published three times a year by The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles. The Journal of Antiques has been publishing this Guide for over 10 years as a way to help promote the Brimfield shows, and the added attention, interest, and investment this event brings to the antiques & collectibles marketplace.

    Guide To Brimfield July 2015