Monthly Archives: May 2015

JFK’s racing boat, Flash II, will be sold at auction on May 18, 2015

The Star Class Sailboat that President Kennedy, along with his brother Joseph, owned, raced and won with between 1934 and 1940, crosses the block at Heritage Auctions in Dallas; opening bid of $100,000 DALLAS – The Star Class Sailboat, Flash II, owned and raced by John F. Kennedy between 1934 and 1940, is getting ready to […]

Central Maine’s Roller Rink Antique Mall Celebrating 5 Years in Business

Central Maine’s Roller Rink Antique Mall Celebrating 5 Years in Business Paul and Maureen Greene, owners of the Roller Rink Antique Mall in Detroit, Maine, are excited to announce they are celebrating their Fifth Anniversary in business Mother’s Day weekend, May 9th and 10th. . The husband and wife team converted the 7200 square foot […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Lalique frosted glass vase titled Nadica, circa 1930, 10 1/2 inches tall, sold for $148,750 at an estates auction held Feb. 19 by A. B. Levy’s (based in Palm Beach, Fla.) in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, an oil on canvas painting by […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A lovely 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table with a scalloped skirt, pad feet and a fine old refinish sold for $299,000 at a Fine Art & Antiques Auction held Feb. 20-21 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a stainless steel […]

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,029 (36 bids): Carved Chinese Bamboo Boat, Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty. A hollow section of bamboo root carved as a gathering of Immortals and Scholars, with leafy pine tree canopy and wave-shaped hardwood stand. Condition: the wood is dry, dusty and uncleaned, two heads missing, and possibly a section […]

Tiffany and Venetian Glass Authority to Speak at New York Metropolitan Glass Club Meeting

Sheldon Barr, noted Tiffany and Venetian glass authority, will be the final speaker of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club’s 2014-2015 season on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 PM . His lecture will focus on the vast and varied ecclesiastical work produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany over the period from 1880 through the first quarter of the 20th […]

The Art of Steve Epting and Jim Aparo Comes to GEM, Along with a Lot of Zombies

The Art of Steve Epting and Jim Aparo Comes to GEM, Along with a Lot of Zombies

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn The success of Marvel Studios cinematic universe has certainly shifted the general public’s awareness of many previously lesser known character comic characters in the company’s pantheon. James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes was one such character, familiar to comic book fans but virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Only […]

On the Road to… Michigan

On the Road to... Michigan

May in Michigan means springtime fun and sunny weather. From outdoor antiques festivals to Memorial Day celebrations, it’s a great time of year to enjoy Michigan’s many offerings   ANTIQUE SHOWS & EVENTS Michigan Antique Festivals – Davisburg May 2 – 3 Springfield Oaks County Park 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg, MI www.miantiquefestival.com Michigan’s Largest Antique […]

Publisher’s Corner: May 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

The Live Experience Recently I received a letter from a reader who had attended a Philip Weiss auction on Long Island back in February. It started with, “Remember High Noon? Gunfight at the O.K. Corral? Did you watch high stakes poker?…” I was intrigued. With his letter, the author looked to capture and share the […]