Tag Archives: Americana

Collecting African Americana

Collecting African Americana

Collecting with Jeff Jeff Figler Sometimes collectibles are right in front of your eyes and you just don’t realize it. I have known of people who were conducting house sales and did not realize that some of what they were

Abraham Lincoln 1860 hat badge highlights Berman Political Collection Part III at Heritage Auctions

Rare campaign item for pro-Lincoln Wide Awakes may bring $13,000 Sept. 26 in Dallas DALLAS –A 3-inch 1860 Abraham Lincoln hat badge – made members of the avidly-collected Wide Awakes campaign group – is expected to sell for $13,000 as

Willis Henry Two-Day Americana & Folk Art Auction Kicks of NH Antiques Week

August 1st & 2nd (Sat. & Sun.) at Noon Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH Previews: Fri. 10-5pm & Sat. & Sun. 9:30-11:30am  Day I & Day II: Americana & Folk Art: Both sales contain many of the same type of antiques

The MEWS at Brewster Celebrates 25th Season with May 1 Opening

The MEWS at Brewster will be celebrating its 25th Season in business when it reopens May 1st, coinciding with Brewster In Bloom Weekend. The MEWS originally opened 25 years ago in Harwich Port by four dealers and moved to Brewster

Am I an antique, too?

Funny how life works

Am I an antique, too? by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher Our oldest daughter is pursuing a Masters in Decorative Arts & Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. I tell you this not to brag (well, maybe a

Be Prepared: Baden-Powel and the Scouting Movement

Be Prepared: Baden-Powel and the Scouting Movement

Be Prepared: Baden-Powel and the Scouting Movement By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell – The Halloween Queen® Over 50,000 people will visit the newly opened Summit Betchel Family National Scout Reserve from July 15 to 24, 2013 for the National Scout Jamboree.

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell gets a wax job

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell  – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 The iconic Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, an enduring symbol of American freedom dating to the colonial era, is getting a wax job. A

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 George Washington’s personal copies of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, housed in a book saying President of the United States on

Why Presidents’ Day?

Why Presidents’ Day? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Lincoln, Jefferson, the two Roosevelts, and Adams both father and son, were great men and worthy of days of their own.

American Visions of Liberty & Freedom at National Heritage Museum Exhibit

American Visions of Liberty & Freedom – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 On View at the National Heritage Museum – Lexington, Massachusetts What do palmetto trees, rattlesnakes, and the Statue of Liberty have in common? The answer