Monthly Archives: February 2012

Baseball: A Collectible for Now and Forever

Baseball: A Collectible for Now and Forever The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2012 by Marshall Fogel “Right up there with motherhood and apple pie, baseball brings our communities and families together in our perfect ballparks on that perfect summer’s day that is forever implanted in our mind’s eye.” Pablo Picasso and Thomas […]

Collecting the World's First Typewriters

Collecting the World’s First Typewriters The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2012 By Martin Howard Why collect typewriters? I started collecting typewriters in 1989, when I spotted a very dusty and intriguing item high upon a shelf in a cluttered junk shop. It turned out to be a Caligraph 2 typewriter from the […]

Why Presidents' Day?

Why Presidents’ Day? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Lincoln, Jefferson, the two Roosevelts, and Adams both father and son, were great men and worthy of days of their own. For decades February 22nd was celebrated by the people to honor the man they most […]