Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany art glass vase, $60,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany art glass vase, $60,000, Woody Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany art glass vase, $60,000, Woody Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A museum-quality Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with finely engraved calla lily décor and numerous beetle and spider highlights, sold for $60,000 at Part 1 of the lifetime porcelain and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mexican scrip note from 1913, $4,130, Archives International

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mexican scrip note from 1913, $4,130, Archives International

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Mexican scrip note from 1913, $4,130, Archives International Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Mexican scrip note from Aqua Prieta in the amount of 25 centavos, dated 1913, sold for $4,130 at an auction held March 11 by Archives International Auctions, at the firm’s offices (in Fort […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1813 presentation sword, $27,060, Philip Weiss

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Empire Gasoline sign - $10,450 - Matthews

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1813 presentation sword, $27,060, Philip Weiss Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and historic British presentation sword from 1813 sold for $27,060 at an estate sale held Feb. 26 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a 75-million-year-old dinosaur egg nest with seven eggs, from […]

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time Celebrities’ Cancelled Checks By Daniel Wulkan When collectors like myself come across a signed cancelled check, I see a piece of history, a moment frozen in time that conjures up thoughts like where was that person at the very moment they signed that check and what was going through their mind? […]

The Antique Jewelry Marketplace – City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier

The Antique Jewelry Marketplace - City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier

The Antique Jewelry Marketplace – City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier By Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts, the Newark Museum City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier is currently on view at the Newark Museum, and will be in the decorative arts galleries through the […]

Guess What – May 2014

Guess What? May 2014

Guess What – May 2014 Sort of a sorter… …with plenty of holes in the theory! By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Four drawers of emptiness to start with — and gradually filling up in a step-down filtering process. Pretty confusing and contradictory, but it’ll all work out in the end; trust us. Did […]

Ninety Five Years of Olive Oyl

Ninety Five Years of Olive Oyl By Fred M. Grandinetti Olive Oyl, featured in comic strips, animated cartoons and numerous products, has always been an independent woman.  Though she is often thought of being Popeye the Sailor’s girlfriend she is a star in her own right. In fact Olive Oyl survived as a comic strip […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 issue features “Moments Frozen in Time: Celebrities’ Cancelled Checks” by Daniel Wulkan, “Ninety Five Years of Olive Oyl” by Fred Grandinetti, “Civil War Era Textiles: At the New-York Historical Society”, and the May 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites […]