Monthly Archives: August 2006

Collecting Doorstops

Collecting Doorstops The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2006 by John C. & Nancy M. Smith Those lovely, colorful doorstops that have been bringing record setting prices in recent auctions have drawn the attention of folk art collectors, as well as decorators, and of course, doorstop collector enthusiasts. Generally cast in iron, they are […]

Guess What? August 2006

Guess What Article for August 2006 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” It’s small! It’s a goody – well-made, compact, sturdy, solid and satisfying. Sounds like a TV commercial. An executive paperweight? Not really, but an eclectic possibility. Unusual – definitely! Rare – and scarce…you’d better believe it! We’ve not seen the likes of it […]

A Complete History of the Antiques Trade, Abridged

The Complete History of The Antiques Trade, Abridged – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2006 By Ed Welch I have seen many changes in the 40 years that I have been an antique dealer. I was in the antique trade before trade papers, before antique magazines, before the […]