Tag Archives: Victorian

For the “Love” of Tennis Collecting

For the "Love" of Tennis Collecting

Collecting tennis memorabilia can be challenging, fun, and rewarding. Discovering a tennis treasure, whether it is a postcard one doesn’t have, or a Victorian garden umpire chair, thrills the true collector. Tennis memorabilia, compared to that of golf and collecting

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, $78,775, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A red 1959 Chevrolet Corvette sports car with the original 283 c.i. engine and four-speed transmission, in like-new condition, roared away for $78,775 at an auction held Jan. 7

What’s Selling on eBay: January 2017

What's Selling on eBay: January 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,513 (22 bids, 8 bidders): 1910 Sector Watch – Retrograde Jumping Time Pocket Watch – running. A rare Art Nouveau design watch with retrograde jumping time indicator. The watch is very rare; in the

Victorian by Design

Victorian by Design - Parlor Crafts and the Age of Refinement

Parlor Crafts and the Age of Refinement By Erica Lome “In the household, china-painting affords amusement for the girls in the family during the hours their brothers and father leave for business, and return in the evening. To many such

Salt and Pepper Shakers

Salt and Pepper Shakers

Collecting with Jeff by Jeff Figler One collectible item is really a pair. If you have ever had a meal at someone’s home, or at a restaurant, and let’s face it, who has not, you are bound to see a

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2016

What's Selling on eBay: June 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,426.45 (25 bids, 10 bidders): Solid Silver Shooting Butt Marker, London 1899. A beautiful condition, rare, late Victorian solid silver game shooting butt marker, which was made by London silversmith John Milward Banks and

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Victorian giraffe piano, $26,450, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A late Victorian giraffe piano in art case harp form, mahogany with gold leaf, signed Frank Teupe, 8 feet 9 inches tall, one of only seven made, sold for

What’s Selling on eBay: July 2015

What's Selling on eBay: July 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $803 (54 bid, 15 bidders): Victorian L1894 Sampson Mordan Solid Silver Chatelaine Dictionary. A superb rare English antique Victorian solid sterling silver chatelaine dictionary holder, by the silversmiths Sampson Mordan & Co, and with

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – 19th century carved eagle, $1,989, Copake Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles - 19th century carved eagle, $1,989, Copake Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – 19th century carved eagle, $1,989, Copake Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century carved and gilded pilot house eagle sold for $1,989 at an unreserved estate auction held Aug.

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come By Edward Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA Over the last few years, having an interest in antique and estate jewelry has become a new trend. This may be due to all the TV