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What’s Selling on eBay: August 2017

What's Selling on eBay: August 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,377 (28 bids, 10 bidders): Unusual Antique Corkscrew. This is an antique corkscrew that looks quite unusual to me, though I am no expert. It has no name on it. It has a wooden

Publisher’s Corner: September 2016

Publisher's Corner: September 2016

Tools of the Trades By Maxine Carter-Lome Eli Whitney is credited as saying “We can’t make anything until we make tools.” That’s the take-away from this month’s issue. Every profession has its tools of the trade, and those tools have

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 more attention from collectors as nostalgia takes over where persuasion

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A World War I aircraft squadron insignia and archive of American pilot Lt. Paul Edison Green sold for $12,000 in a live

Ken’s Korner: Restoration of Spitfire WWII plane takes 11 years

Ken’s Korner: Restoration of Spitfire WWII plane takes 11 years News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall A World War II-era British Spitfire MkXVI fighter plane that hadn’t been flown in nearly 60 years

Ken’s Korner: Kate Moss tattoos are worth millions!

Ken’s Korner: Kate Moss tattoos are worth millions! News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall When the late artist Lucian Freud (who died in July 2011 at age 88) was told supermodel Kate Moss

Ken’s Korner: Family seeks return of painting by Monet

Ken’s Korner: Family seeks return of painting by Monet News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Juan Carlos Emden, grandson of the late wealthy Jewish businessman Max Emden, is seeking the return of a

Ken’s Korner: Dead pigeon found with WWII message

Ken’s Korner: Dead pigeon found with WWII message News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall David Martin of Surrey, England was restoring the chimney of his 17th century home in 1982 when he began

Ken’s Korner: Cable announcing end of WWII sold

Cable announcing end of WWII

Ken’s Korner: Cable announcing end of WWII sold Ken’s Korner News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Cable announcing end of WWII sold. A naval cable signaling the end of the war against Japan