The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle
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The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle by Mike McLeod Seventy-seven years ago when the 803-foot Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst,…

René Lalique - Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass
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René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass By Kelley Jo Elliott, Curator Glass is a wonderful substance. Everything makes it an incomparable plastic medium in…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An exquisite 1917 Baccarat Egyptian bottle presentation sold for $38,400 at…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Leaded glass boot sign, $109,350, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Leaded glass boot sign, $109,350, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Leaded glass boot sign, $109,350, James D. Julia Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A highly ornate and one-of-a-kind leaded glass figural boot…

Collecting Music Boxes: Delightful Collectibles

Collecting Music Boxes: Delightful Collectibles

Collecting Music Boxes: Delightful Collectibles with Jeff Figler One of the most enjoyable collectibles is that of a little box (in most cases) that plays lovely sounds. They have been…

The Paper War

The Paper War

The Paper War Collectors Growing More Fascinated by Images, Themes of Wartime Propaganda Posters By Eric Bradley Propaganda posters, rich with emotion, symbolism, bold typography and stark images, are getting…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Durham Whiskey bottle, $13,440, American Bottle Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Durham Whiskey fifth bottle, made circa 1876-1882 and one…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gettysburg cannonball, $5,850, Mohawk Arms

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Gettysburg cannonball, $5,850, Mohawk Arms

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Gettysburg cannonball, $5,850, Mohawk Arms Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, mounted on…

From Collector to Auctioneer

From Collector to Auctioneer

From Collector  to Auctioneer Boy has the hobby changed By Jeff Wichmann Having been a collector of antique bottles since the 1970s, I have watched as the hobby has gone…

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles September 2014

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles September 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles September 2014 Issue features “From Collector to Auctioneer: Boy has the hobby changed” by Jeff Wichmann, “The Paper War” by Eric Bradley, and “Figural Corkscrews…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century English ebonized-case bracket clock made by…

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A group of five Chinese hardwood and huanghuali official’s hat armchairs…