Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Noah’s Ark toy set, $16,250, Bertoia’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Noah’s Ark toy set, $16,250, Bertoia’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Noah’s Ark toy set, $16,250, Bertoia’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A Noah’s Ark toy set featuring a 37-inch-long ark, 91 pairs of animals and eight people, all with hand-painted details, sold for $16,250 at the first sale of the year for Bertoia Auctions, held March 28-29 in Vineland, […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Caille slot machine, $90,000, Morphy’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Caille slot machine, $90,000, Morphy’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Caille slot machine, $90,000, Morphy’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A superb Caille double-upright floor model slot machine combining a 5-cent Centaur and 25-cent Big Six sold for $90,000 at an Antique Advertising & Coin-Op Auction held April 26-27 by Morphy’s Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Cherri Bon […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An original folk art painting by Sam Doyle, titled St. Helena’s First Blak (sic) Midwife, sold for $204,000 at an auction named Delta Blues to Visual Blues held April 26-27 by Slotin Folk Art Auction in Buford, Ga. […]

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh Baskets, big or small, plain or fancy, flat or deep, are all around us. They hold dinner rolls, houseplants, keys and mail and sewing notions, and even paperclips and office files. We use baskets in countless ways, often every day. Yet, baskets are […]

Guess What – July 2014

Guess What - July 2014

Guess What – July 2014 Round and Round We Go! by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” To the cognoscenti (high eschelon collectors), this month’s GUESS WHAT may be familiarly recognizable but in these days of limited collector concentration — not many fall into this category. So we’re going to presume that mystery and intrigue […]

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle by Mike McLeod Seventy-seven years ago when the 803-foot Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 people died: 13 passengers and 22 crew (including one on the ground crew). Fortunately, on that trip there were just 36 passengers on […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 issue features “Discovering American Indian Baskets” by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh, “The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle” by Mike McLeod, and the July 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ Paddles”, “Guess What?“,  […]