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The Collectability and Usability of Antique Tools

The Collectability and Usability of Antique Tools

by Patrick Leach Renowned Connoisseur of Antique Tools, Owner of Supertool.com featuring “Patrick’s Blood and Gore,” and Purveyor of Fine Used Tools It’s easy to collect tools. They are all over the place. They had to be for America to

Julia’s October Firearms Auction will Feature their Finest Offering Ever with Approximately $20 Million Worth of Rare Arms


Fairfield, Maine. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; October 4, 5, 6 & 7 will feature Julia’s fall Firearms Auction. The sale includes one of the finest offerings that Julia’s has ever put forth. The auction features a tremendous diversity of rare,

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Kelly Tires porcelain sign, $88,450, Morphy Auctions

Kelly Tires porcelain sign

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires porcelain sign (“Lotta Miles”) sold for $88,450 at a Premier Automobilia and Petroliana Auction held July 23-24 in Denver, Pa. Also, a Polly Gas die-cut sign

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2016

What's Selling on eBay: August 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,337 (38 bids, 13 bidders): Silver Figural Miniature Harp Mechanical Propelling Pencil and Seal. The pencil has a ring slider that extends the nozzle, and it is fully working so the lead propels when

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

On The Road To...

The Overwhelming Comic-Con

The Overwhelming Comic-Con

Comic Character Collectibles By JC Vaughn While our schedule at Gemstone Publishing may change from year to year, we know that one of the fixtures on it will be a trip to Comic-Con International: San Diego. While the New York

On the Road To… Connecticut

On the Road To... Connecticut

What better way to experience the past than antiquing in Connecticut. Whether you’re on the Connecticut Antiques Trail or off the beaten path, you’ll find shows, shops, flea markets and auction houses along the way worth the stop. UPCOMING ANTIQUE

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Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting


Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2004 Text and photos By Martha Wetherbee This year saw record prices being paid for American wood splint baskets, especially noteworthy were auctions involving Shaker antiques that

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

  • 2017 Antique Show Directory

    2017 Show Directory. Antique & Collectibles Shows, Vintage Bazaars, Flea Markets