Monthly Archives: February 2015

On the Road to… Florida

On the Road to... Florida

With winter blanketing most of the country in cold and snow, Florida is the place to be in February, especially if you enjoy antiquing and going to antique shows and flea markets! No matter what coast of Florida is in your travel plans, there’s sure to be a show, shop, or event of interest to […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $142,200, James D. Julia

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $142,200, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $142,200, James D. Julia Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly table lamp with a conical shade of mottled blue panels, completed by a chain of seven leaded mottled glass dragonflies, on a bronze trumpet base, sold for $142,200 at a Glass […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Black Forest hall rack, $19,600, S & S Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Black Forest hall rack, $19,600, S & S Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Black Forest hall rack, $19,600, S & S Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An antique Black Forest hall rack, rare and highly collectible mainly for its finely carved, life-size dog (30 inches tall), sold for $19,600 at a Cataloged Auction held Nov. 16-17 by S & […]

Lots of Activity at Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Lot of Activity at Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Lots of Activity at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum by J.C. Vaughn GEM’s Milestones Exhibit Wraps February 28 Originally slated to end April 30, 2014 and extended twice, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum’s (GEM) exhibit Milestones: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond will close on February 28, 2015, at the end of Black History month. Milestones, which […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century oil on curved panel Russian icon, possibly of St. Maximus the Confessor, 12 inches by 10 inches, sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Nov. 15-16 by Crescent City Auction Gallery […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: E. Howard No. 47 clock, $356,950, Fontaine's Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: E. Howard No. 47 clock, $356,950, Fontaine's Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: E. Howard No. 47 clock, $356,950, Fontaine’s Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An E. Howard & Company No. 47 wall-hanging astronomical regulator clock, one of only three known, sold for $356,950 at a Clocks and Watches Auction held Nov. 22-23 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, […]

Beauty In Advertising

Beauty In Advertising The Alluring Images of Ladies from the Victorian Era by Chris H. Beyer A wise man once noted that pretty women have been selling us things since the beginning of time. Images of attractive women have long been used by advertisers to promote a variety of products. Interestingly, the commercial use of […]

Publishers Corner: February 2015

Funny how life works

By Maxine Carter-Lome A Generational Experience, February 2015 One of the things I love most about being the new publisher of The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles is the chance it affords me to spend my weekends visiting shops, shows, and auctions. It gives me the opportunity to meet readers and advertisers, get feedback on […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles February 2015

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles February 2015

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles February 2015 Issue features “Hollywood Charms” by Hector Cantu, “Beauty in Advertising” by Chris H. Beyer, and “Vintage Breweriana Signage” by Eric Bradley. To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ Paddles”, “Guess What?“, and more, subscribe to the Journal of Antiques and Collectibles and be sure you […]