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Collector’s Showcase: November 2015

Collector's Showcase: November 2015

Campaign Memorabilia Presidential election seasons pique the interest or stimulate the collecting compulsion of political junkies and history buffs. Such was the case in 1972 when I purchased my first political campaign item at a flea market. By fall 1975,

Collector’s Showcase: October 2015

Collector's Showcase: October 2015

A Fan’s Fan My name is Sylvie, I was born in Paris, France and I’m residing near Atlanta, GA. My passion for fans started at an early age, my first fan, now lost, was a new Spanish fan sold outside

Collector’s Showcase: September 2015

Preserving, Sharing, and Wearing Vintage “I truly believe that clothes call to the person,” says Lisa Zelonka, vintage collector and owner of Three Graces Vintage in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Lisa has been a serious collector of vintage clothing and accessories

Collector’s Showcase: August 2015

A Collection Unmatched Marc Edelman can remember visiting his aunt and uncle in Englewood Cliffs, NJ as a young boy and being fascinated by his aunt’s jar full of matchbooks from places that even today bring back fond memories. Fifty

Collector’s Showcase: July 2015

Collector's Showcase: July 2015

Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City If you’re a car guy or gal, specific to GM models, Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida is the place to see. With over 99,000 square feet of classic cars spanning 80 years of

Collector’s Showcase: June 2015

Collector's Showcase: June 2015

Museum Sommelier The collecting of wine and related accessories is not a unique or exclusive hobby, but for Jim McCormick it is a lifetime passion that has resulted in a collection that represents the history of viticulture and wine making

Norman Rockwell Museum Announces New Director of Digital Learning and Engagement

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

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1875 $20 gold coin, $38,940, Michaan’s

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1875 $20 gold coin, $38,940, Michaan's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A U.S. 1875 $20 Liberty Head gold coin, graded MS64, sold for $38,940 at a sale of rare coins from the estate of Barbara Riggins held March 6 by

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Boston & Sandwich lamp, $18,400, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Boston & Sandwich lamp, $18,400, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Boston & Sandwich cut overlay banquet lamp, 39 inches tall to the top of the shade and made circa 1860, sold for $18,400 at a 19th and 20th

Collector’s Showcase: May 2015

Collector’s Showcase: May 2015

Marbles: Not Just Child’s Play Like many of us, Alphy loved playing with marbles as a child; however, it wasn’t until he was an adult and purchased his first marble at a flea market that he took his enjoyment of