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The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

by Megan Mahn Miller If the art auction market is a civilized dinner party, where beautiful works of art trade hands, the rock and roll memorabilia auction market is a stadium rock show, complete with raucous fans, huge contracts and

Fontaine’s May 21 Auction Sees Record Results for Rare Antique Chinese Animated Clock

Lot 61

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marvel’s Star Wars #1, $7,200, PBA Galleries

Marvel's Star Wars #1

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A very fine copy of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 comic book from 1977, the rare 35-cent variant, sold for $7,200 at an auction of books and comic books held

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2016

What's Selling on eBay: May 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $363 (21 bids): Plique a Jour Antique Silver 925 Scoop This antique Plique a Jour scoop is in very good condition. Royal shades of purple, blue, red, green and yellow adorn this beautifully crafted

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

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Matt Crandall’s Alice in Wonderland Collection Now at GEM

Matt Crandall's Alice in Wonderland Collection Now at GEM

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) hosted an invitation-only opening event for its two new exhibits on Friday, April 1, 2016; the event also served as a kick off for their sixth annual Zombie Gras festival,

On the Road to… Illinois

Published On the Road To... Illinois

Welcome to “the Prairie State.” From its big cities to small towns, Illinois offers something for everyone – outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs, foodies, antique shoppers… Get your kicks on Historic Route 66 by taking in the many kitschy,

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Up to Snuff

Up to Snuff

Collecting Antique Snuff Boxes Story and Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson Hmmmm… Just what are those elaborate little boxes intended for, anyway? Trinkets? Change? Cufflinks and earrings? Breath mints? The answer: none of the above. These exquisite examples of design artistry

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 May 2016