Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K

Ken’s Korner : 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Last month we reported the discovery of around 700 rare, circa-1910 baseball cards in an attic in Defiance, OH, by a man cleaning out his late grandfather’s home. The cards were from the exceedingly rare E98 […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012 Issue

In The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012  issue, features A Child’s World: Childhood in 19th-Century New England, a New Exhibit at Old Sturbridge Village. Isadore M. Chait writes about Collecting Asian Art. This article is for the novice collectors as well as seasoned collectors. Asian Art encompasses a vast number of specific categories […]

Life Rolls on at the National Museum of Roller Skates

Life Rolls on at the National Museum of Roller Skates – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 by James Vannurden National Museum of of Roller Skates The National Museum of Roller Skating located in Lincoln, Nebraska, houses the largest collection of roller skates and roller skating memorabilia in the country. Visitors know […]

Bookshelf: The Complete Pinball Book Collecting the Game and its History

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764337858″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Complete Pinball Book Collecting the Game and its History[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Marco Rossignoli Publisher: Schffer Publishing Pages: 320 Price: Hardcover $59.99 Pinball-ology! For enthusiasts, collectors, or anyone who has flipped, bumped, or banked a silver ball, the 3rd revised edition […]

Bookshelf: Rare and Unusual Black Forest Clocks

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764340913″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Rare and Unusual Black Forest Clocks[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Justin J. Miller Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Pages: 304 Price: Hardcover $89.99 The creativity, innovation, and craftsmanship represented by the clocks from Germany’s Black Forest region are well covered in this definitive guide. English-speaking […]

Bookshelf: Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw In the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw In the New Bedford Whaling Museum- The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved By: Stuart M. Frank Publisher: David R. Godine Pages: 384 [amazon_link id=”1567924522″ target=”_blank” ]Price: Hardcover $65[/amazon_link] The collection at the New Bedford Whaling Museum is the largest, most varied, and most […]

Bookshelf: Maine – The Wilder Half of New England

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0884483339″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Maine –  The Wilder Half of New England[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: William David Barry Publisher: Tilbury House Pages: 290 Price: Paperback $30 This is a concise, solid, and surprising overview of 500 years of Maine history, from first contact between Native Americans […]

Bookshelf: Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies

Bookshelf: Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Todd Sigety Publisher: Foundation for Appraisal Education Pages: 320 Price: Paperback $55 The 2012 edition of Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies contains nineteen in-depth original research articles and topical discussions relating to personal property appraisal. While the Journal […]

Bookshelf: Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764337718″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Joseph Minardi Publisher: Schffer Publishing Pages: 192 Price: Hardcover $50 West of the Schuylkill River, what was once Blockley and Kingsessing Townships is now West Philadelphia. Here is a comprehensive look at the rich […]

Ken's Korner: Billy the Kid’s tombstone in New Mexico vandalized

Ken’s Korner: Billy the Kid’s tombstone in New Mexico vandalized – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Vandals tipped over and vandalized the tombstone of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid in New Mexico, and stole three antique rifles and a shotgun from the old Fort Sumner Museum in De Baca County before […]