Monthly Archives: August 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy, probably made in Massachusetts (circa 1730-1750), sold for $32,500 at a multi-estate auction held June 6-8 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a Federal eagle-inlaid […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Men’s Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, purchased in the 1940s and descended in the same family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction held May 31 by Cottone Auctions in […]

Collecting Petroliana

Collecting Petroliana

Collecting Petroliana By Dan Matthews It pays to advertise, so the old saying goes, but the real profits nowadays are in the signs that deliver the advertiser’s message, especially when it comes to petroliana. Ever since collecting gas and oil-related advertising became an organized pursuit in the 1980s, prices have increased steadily. Now, three decades […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios fire screen, $60,000, S & S Auction, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios fire screen, $60,000, S & S Auction, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany Studios fire screen, $60,000, S & S Auction, Inc. Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A beautiful Moorish bronze jeweled fire screen attributed to Tiffany Studios sold for $60,000 at an estates auction held May 18-19 by S & S Auction, Inc., in Repaupo, N.J. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A museum-quality, finely carved English cameo art glass vase by Thomas Webb, 9 ½ inches tall and signed “G. Woodall 1887,” sold for $260,000 at Part 2 of the sale of a lifetime collection […]

What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect?

What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect?

What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect? by Sheldon Smith The last time we left you we had run through a few of the more popular casino collectible items. We already know that most collectors collect Casino/POKER CHIPS. We already know that quite a number collect POSTCARDS, MATCHBOOKS, PLAYER’S CARDS, ASHTRAYS and ROOM […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 issue features “Collecting Petroliana” by Dan Matthews, “What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect?” by Sheldon Smith, and “Comic Characters and Collectibles: Artist Shawn Martinbrough to Appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum” by J.C. Vaughn. To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ […]