Tag Archives: Trains

Antiques Peek: July 2017

Antiques Peek: July 2017

Travel Trunks of Treasure by Jessica Kosinski Few items epitomize the Golden Age of Travel more than travel trunks. Steamer trunks and wardrobes of all sizes and descriptions were used by travelers, whether they were passengers on ocean liners, stage

Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

by Jessie Gillan Creative Director at RoGallery.com Poster art has always been an influential form of advertising in addition to an art form in its own right. Powerful images and bold colors were employed to capture attention and evoke the

Model Trains

Model Trains

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler Many people are familiar with the saying that “the difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys.” That is probably a very true statement. In fact, I am a model train

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Voltamp “Edna” tram, $21,240, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Voltamp “Edna” tram, $21,240, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A circa-1910 Voltamp No. 2116 “Edna” interurban toy tram, 161/2 inches long and an early version, with an olive green painted body and a wood floor, sold for $21,240

On the Road to… Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state rich in history, which extends to the many shops, shows, auction houses, museums, and events that showcase its heritage. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS & EVENTS 18th Century Artisan Show April 10-11, 2015 Bedford County Historical Society,

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel When rock ‘n’ roll icon Neil Young hits the publicity circuit, he doesn’t just talk music or his latest literary endeavor. Surprisingly, he often talks about his passion for trains – and so does