Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ken’s Korner: Pieces of Dead Sea Scrolls are for sale

Ken’s Korner: Pieces of Dead Sea Scrolls are for sale

Ken’s Korner: Pieces of Dead Sea Scrolls are for sale News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd threw a stone into a dark cave along the Dead Sea east of Jerusalem and heard the sound of something breaking. Inside, he found clay jars, some […]

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms

The Best of Ed Welch: Time to Clean the Restrooms The Business of Doing  Business in Antiques by: Ed Welch John Lessard could not read or write. His checks had two signature lines.  The top line was printed John Lessard, his mark, followed by a space for John’s mark that look something like the letter […]

Ken’s Korner: Lincoln document is found in a closet

Ken’s Korner: Lincoln document is found in a closet

Ken’s Korner: Lincoln document is found in a closet News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall James Douthat, the retiring president of Lycoming College in central Pennsylvania, was cleaning out his office when he came across something in a closet that caught him off guard: a framed document carrying […]

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads Featured in Major Exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass CORNING, NY, May 8, 2013 Featuring for the first time nearly 200 of the most important beads and beaded objects from the Corning Museum’s collection. This summer, a major exhibition at The Corning Museum of […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2013 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2013 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2013 issue features “Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home” by Victoria Moore, “Collecting with Jeff – Nancy Drew Mysteries: Revealed!” by Jeff Figler, and “Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads“. To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Ken’s Korner,” “Gavels N’ […]

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home by: Victoria Moore From as long ago as I can remember one of my fantasies was to run away and join the circus. That was probably after seeing my first Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey show at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Now that I’m an adult […]