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A Primer for Collecting Advertising Signs

A Primer for Collecting Advertising Signs

By John Mancino Ask just about any antique dealer what is the hottest thing selling today and most would say advertising, especially signs. In the past few years, advertising and signs have risen to the top of the collectors lists.

The Great Southwestern Antique Show, August 2015, Albuquerque, NM


The 17th annual Great Southwestern Antiques Show will be held August 7th, 8th and 9th, 2015 at the Manual Lujan Complex, at Expo New Mexico State Fairgrounds in Albuquerque NM. The show features over 200 of America’s finest dealers of art and antiques,

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels ‘N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original painting by the Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guyasamin (1919-1999), with a certificate of authenticity from the Foundation Guyasamin, sold for $39,040 at a Mad Men Tribute Auction held

What’s Selling on eBay: July 2015

What's Selling on eBay: July 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $803 (54 bid, 15 bidders): Victorian L1894 Sampson Mordan Solid Silver Chatelaine Dictionary. A superb rare English antique Victorian solid sterling silver chatelaine dictionary holder, by the silversmiths Sampson Mordan & Co, and with

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

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Continue Finding Records

Continue Finding Records

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Just a matter of weeks ago, New York-based ComicConnect.com sold a CGC-certified 4.0 copy of Detective Comics #27 for $475,000. In that grade, the previously recorded high for the issue, which features the first

On the Road to… The Berkshires

On the Road to... The Berkshires

Nestled between New York and Connecticut in the furthest reaches of Western Massachusetts, the Berkshires is a destination for anyone that loves antiquing, the Arts, nature and food. The Berkshires has a long and rich history inspiring writers, artists, musicians,

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The Peabody Essex Museum: Redefining the American Museum for 200 Years


The Peabody Essex Museum: Redefining the American Museum for 200 Years – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2001 By Adam Halterman Museums have been vital American institutions since the birth of this country. The past 200 years

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