Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo, $79,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo, $79,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera sports car, white with black leather interior and just 61,000 miles on the odometer, sped off for $79,500 at a Spring Salon Auction held May 2-3 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a matching pair […]

Pop Culture Continues to Shine

Pop Culture Continues to Shine

Pop Culture Continues to Shine Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Many different facets of pop culture continue to shine in the public’s eyes, including original comic book art, game-worn sports apparel, and comic books. GEM Lands Sal Buscema Exhibit With the soaring popularity of original comic art among collectors and the acceptance of comic […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Howard & Davis clock, $151,250, Fontaine's

A Howard & Davis astronomical regulator clock sold for $151,250 at a Cataloged Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Howard & Davis astronomical regulator clock sold for $151,250 at a Cataloged Auction held May 30 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, an R. J. Horner mahogany grandfather clock chimed on time for $60,500; a one-year Biedermeier Laterndluhr wall regulator fetched […]

Textile Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village Celebrates the "Everyday Elegance" of 19th-Century Fashion, August 15-16

Includes Special Tour of “Sight Unseen,” an Exhibit Featuring Undergarments, as well as Demonstrations of Ironing, Sewing and Shoe Making Sturbridge, Mass. —- Even the everyday clothing worn by New England residents in the early 19th century had a certain understated elegance that seems lacking in comparison to today’s fashions. Bonnets, belts, cuffs, collars, combs, […]

Cordier Summer Antique and Fine Art Auction to Feature Fine Jewelry and the Collection of Dr. Irwin Richman

Cordier’s August 15 and 16 auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will feature the diverse collection of Dr. Irwin Richman, Penn State University American Studies professor emeritus. The collection includes a large majolica collection, a 16th century British oak coffer and a George Washington bust after William Rush. Other auction highlights include over 100 lots of fine […]

Center Ice

Center Ice

The Growing Field of Hockey Memorabilia, and How to Begin Collecting By Erica Lome Ice Hockey is reaching new levels of popularity in the United States, thanks to a mixture of the Olympic Games, exciting Stanley Cup wins, and emerging hockey market fanbases. While hockey memorabilia seldom receives as much recognition as other, more mainstream […]

On the Road to… New Hampshire

On the Road to... New Hampshire

For many collectors of antiques, it seems that the whole cult began in the state of New Hampshire. For more than 150 years, devotees of the history of American culture have been heading to the Granite State to load their wagons with treasured artifacts of times past. The notion of the little shop tucked away […]

Publisher's Corner: August 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Thank You, Mickey! When I was selling off my grandfather’s autographs, by far the most popular items – in terms of interest and value – came from his sports collection of signed photos, programs, letters, signature cuts, and baseball cards. The majority of the autographs in his sports collection he solicited personally, at games, sports […]