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Grape Finds

Grape Finds

By Melody Amsel-Arieli Wine, coined elixir of the Gods, is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruit that reflects the history of civilization itself. Evidence of production, probably from wild growth, has been found in Georgia as

McInnis Gallery to auction items from Bill Johnson Estate, July 10-11

Tavern Johnson (2)

Bill Johnson was a colorful character that was well known throughout New England as a collector of antiques, advertising and items that reflected the local culture/color. If you are a dealer or auctioneer in New England, chances are you knew

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels n Paddles: Grandma Moses painting, $78,000, Nadeau’s Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Grandma Moses painting, $78,000, Nadeau's Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An oil on Masonite painting by the iconic American folk artist Grandma Moses (1860 – 1961, real name: Anna Robertson), titled Sap Gathering (1954) and showing people engaged in

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2015

What's Selling on eBay: June 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,300 (27 bids): Judaica, Antique Sterling Silver Russian Inkwell Inkwell decorated with a Russian coat of arms on the front and a Jewish Star of David on the back. Incredible crafted scorpion handles on

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

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Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn The cinematic successes of the X-Men franchise for Twentieth Century Fox, then the Spider-Man franchise from director Sam Raimi for Sony, and the Batman franchise from director Christopher Nolan for Warner Bros. each had a

On the Road to… California

On the Road to... California

California has it all in June – fun in the sun weather, beaches, the mountains, wine, music, museums… and outdoor flea markets and antique shows up and down the coast, and throughout the state. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS, COLLECTIBLE EVENTS

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Beauty In Advertising

Beauty In Advertising

Beauty In Advertising The Alluring Images of Ladies from the Victorian Era by Chris H. Beyer A wise man once noted that pretty women have been selling us things since the beginning of time. Images of attractive women have long

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 miles on the odometer sold for $22,800 at Part 1




  • 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