Monthly Archives: June 2003

Guess What? June 2003

Guess What Article for June 2003 The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” This month’s GUESS WHAT doesn’t take much effort physically. Mentally?… that’s a different story. The amount of exertion required is in direct proportion to pinpoint execution – namely, the flexing of a fine-tuned thumb and forefinger. This […]

Hearth to Hearth: Getting a Feel for the Eel

Hearth to Hearth: Getting a Feel for the Eel – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2003 by Alice Ross Mention eels today and someone (if not everyone) will make an unpleasant noise. You hear that they look like snakes (nasty) and are slimy (disgusting). Perhaps someone has tasted smoked eel and found it pleasant. Someone […]

Signs of the Time: Post-Civil War Advertising

Signs of the Time: Post-Civil War Advertising – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2003 By Harvey Leventhal Soon after the Civil War, Americans were on the move and settling new, small communities all over the country. Most of these settlements were far away from the big cities, and each small town needed […]

The Business of Buying in the UK, Part Two

The Business of Buying in the UK: Part 2 – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2003 by Ed Welch Continued from The Business of Buying in the UK, Part One Buying in the United Kingdom is not complicated or expensive once you have solved the problems of shipping, […]