Monthly Archives: September 2015

Gavels n' Paddles: 1864 Henry lever-rifle, $23,000, Rock Island

Gavels n' Paddles: 1864 Henry lever-rifle, $23,000, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Henry rifle made in 1864 by New Haven Arms and called the father of the Winchester lever-guns, sold for $23,000 at a Regional Firearms Auction held June 26-28 by Rock Island Auction Co., in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Pietta version of a […]

Gold in the Closets

Gold in the Closets

Buying and Selling Vintage Clothing at Auction By Karen Augusta & Bob Ross Once overlooked by museums and appraisers alike, “vintage” now occupies an increasingly significant position in the world of valued antiques and collectibles. Museums are dusting off the objects that once merely occupied space in their backrooms and are using them to draw […]

Morphy’s to auction art, antique clocks, mechanical music, jewelry and a trove of coins in Sept. 13 Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Featured: Large collection of cast-iron figural doorstops that includes many rarities DENVER, Pa. – Previews are always especially busy at any of Morphy’s Fine & Decorative Art auctions because of the broad variety of categories represented. By that token, the company’s sprawling Pennsylvania gallery should be buzzing with activity prior to their Sunday, September 13th […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Daum Nancy art glass vase, $12,000, Woody Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Daum Nancy art glass vase, $12,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A signed Daum Nancy French cameo art glass vase, 19 1/2 inches tall with a winter scene, in superb condition, sold for $12,000 at an auction held July 11 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, a framed French cameo art glass plaque, artist […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase dating to the Chenghua period (1465-1487), 8 1/2 inches tall and with a milky white glaze, sold for $6,500 at a Summer Estates Auction held June 28 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a 2006 […]

On the Road to… Tennessee

On the Road to... Tennessee

Rock, Soul, Blues, Country Music… Tennessee is a state for music lovers and antique lovers. The Tennessee Antique Trail, provided by TennesseeAntiqueTrail.com, provides over 100 places to visit and browse as you pass through this beautiful state. And while you are in Tennessee, don’t forget about all the great museums and attractions that can add […]

Boxborough Paper Town: The Vintage Paper, Book & Advertising Collectibles Show

BOXBOROUGH, MA – SEPTEMBER 19, 2015: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce the return of the popular Boxborough Paper Town – The Vintage Paper, Books & Advertising Collectibles Show. This is the original Boxborough Paper Show where you’ll find all things Paper – from classic Ephemera to Books, Board Games, Postcards, Advertising, Classic Vinyl, and […]

Publisher's Corner: September 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Styling the Word Vintage Recently I had the opportunity to attend Augusta Auctions’ May pre-Brimfield Auction, and the Vintage Fashion & Antique Textile Show at the start of July Brimfield week. Truthfully, my previous exposure to the world of “vintage” has been limited. Having seen the word widely (and sometime questionably) applied at antique shows, […]