Monthly Archives: March 2006

Women’s Suffrage

Women’s Suffrage – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell [quote style=”boxed”]“Amid this mighty fuss just let me mention, rights of women merit some attention.”[/quote] Robert Burns, the Scottish poet, died in 1796 and yet he was very sensitive to the plight of women and their lack of rights. The […]

Guess What? March 2006

Guess What Article for March 2006 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” We’d never seen this month’s GUESS WHAT before discovering it several weeks ago at an upscale antiques show in Delmar, California. Bringing it front and center for your perusal is our obligation – and if we can inform and confuse you in the […]

Ken's Korner: King Kong collectibles hot (if you can find ‘em)

Ken’s Korner: King Kong collectibles hot (if you can find ‘em) – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Memorabilia from the original 1933 movie “[amazon_link id=”B001KVZ6LQ” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]King Kong[/amazon_link]” was hot long before the  recent [amazon_link id=”B001KZVQJI” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Peter Jackson remake[/amazon_link]. An original poster from the film in mint condition can […]

Ken's Korner: Mark Wahlberg named new “Roadshow” host

Ken’s Korner: Mark Wahlberg named new “Roadshow” host – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Mark L. Wahlberg, best known as the former host of TV’s “Temptation Island,” has been named the new host of the PBS series, “Antiques Roadshow.” He took over for former host Lara Spencer effective with the January 9 telecast. The […]

Ken's Korner: Rebel sub’s view port is missing

Ken’s Korner: Rebel sub’s view port is missing – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 The Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley — the historic vessel that disappeared right after it became the first submarine ever to sink an enemy warship in 1864 — was discovered off the coast of South Carolina ten years ago and […]

Ken's Korner: Man attacks urinal art in Paris, gets arrested

Ken’s Korner: Man attacks urinal art in Paris, gets arrested – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 A 77-year-old French performance artist took a small hammer to Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain” — the factory-made porcelain urinal considered to be the cornerstone of Conceptual Art — and was promptly arrested by police in Paris, where the attack […]

Ken's Korner: Suit over Jackson 5 memorabilia still on

Ken’s Korner: Suit over Michael Jackson memorabilia still on – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 A federal judge has dismissed Michael Jackson’s portion of a lawsuit against a New Jersey man over alleged stolen Jackson family memorabilia, but sister Janet is still pursuing the case. The suit, which Michael let drop after a two-year […]

Ken's Korner: Brits are flabbergasted over theft of sculpture

Ken’s Korner: Brits are flabbergasted over theft of sculpture – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Britain is still buzzing over the incredible theft (in broad daylight, and captured on video surveillance cameras) of a 2-ton sculpture. The bronze work, titled “Reclining Figure,” by the late Henry Moore, one of England’s most famous artists, is […]

Ken's Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal

Ken’s Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For 30 years, Italy has been at loggerheads with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York over a krater (or vase) by the fifth-century artist Euphronios. Italy says the piece was looted from an Etruscan tomb north of […]

Ken's Korner: Residents of Gary mull value of Picasso mock-up

Ken’s Korner: Residents of Gary mull value of Picasso mock-up – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For the past 35 years, a peculiar looking wooden sculpture has been sitting in a school cafeteria in Gary, Ind. School officials, politicians and the local citizenry know exactly what they’ve got: the 12-foot early version of nearby […]