Monthly Archives: October 2015

Gavels n Paddles: Pair of antique dolls, $71,000, Theriault's

Gavels n Paddles: Pair of antique dolls, $71,000, Theriault's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 23-inch character doll as Polichinelle (right), shown clasping a rare 9 1/2 inch bebe A.T. by Thuillier, sold for $31,000 and $40,000, respectively, at a mid-summer doll auction held by Theriault’s, based in Annapolis, Md. Also, a 12-inch model 102 doll in the […]

The North New Jersey American Glass & Pottery Show Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

We are pleased to announce our that Annual “AMERICAN GLASS & POTTERY SHOW” will take place Friday evening, October 23rd from 6:30pm to 10pm and it will continue on Saturday, October 24th from 10am to 4pm at the Guardian Angel Church Auditorium, located at 320 Franklin Turnpike, on the S.E. corner with Allendale Road in […]

Gavels n Paddles: Gelston running curlew, $258,750, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels n Paddles: Gelston running curlew, $258,750, Guyette & Deeter

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A running curlew decoy made circa 1880s by Thomas Gelston (Long Island, N.Y.) sold for $258,750 at an annual Summer Auction held July 28-29 by Guyette & Deeter, Inc. (based in St. Michaels, Md.) at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, N.H. Also, a […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card, graded PSA NM-MT 8 (one of the 30 best graded versions of this card) sold for $400,950 (a record price for a Mantle card at auction) at a Summer Live Premium Auction held July 31 […]

Gavels n Paddles: Belgian Browning shotgun, $27,600, Morphy Auctions

Gavels n Paddles: Belgian Browning shotgun, $27,600, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A mint in the box Belgian Browning Superposed 20-gauge over/under shotgun sold for $27,600 at an Antique & Vintage Firearms Auction held July 24-25 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Winchester Pope custom high-wall single-shot rifle, Serial No. 17, rang out at […]

Thinking Outside the Box

Husband and wife team Joe and Cindy enjoy re-purposing items into jewelry and home decor. Their unique bullet jewelry is the most popular. Joe and their children, Adan and Nova, do a lot of hunting and target practice while visiting Joe’s grandparents’ ranch in Golid, Texas. Afterwards, the casings are always picked up so the […]

Fall Antiques at Rhinebeck Premieres October 10 & 11

Rhinebeck, NY: The first Fall Antiques at Rhinebeck Show under the management of Barn Star Productions will premiere this coming October 10 & 11, Columbus Day Weekend at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York. The Rhinebeck shows have been running for over 36 years and are recognized as one of the Hudson Valley’s […]

Gavels n Paddles: WWII Luftwaffe uniform, $20,800, Mohawk Arms, Inc.

Gavels n Paddles: WWII Luftwaffe uniform, $20,800, Mohawk Arms, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The uniform worn by German World War II Luftwaffe Lt. Gen. Josef Schmid, plus Schmid’s “Soldbuch” (or personal effects archive, shown) sold for $20,800 at an internet and catalog auction held June 26-27 by Mohawk Arms, Inc., based in Bouckville, N.Y. Also, a photo […]

At Long Last, Recognition: Atlas-Seaboard Art Soars

At Long Last, Recognition: Atlas-Seaboard Art Soars

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Although it never truly lived up to its potential or even the company’s own hype, Martin Goodman’s ill-fated Atlas line of comic books from Seaboard Periodicals in the mid-1970s has fascinated collectors and historians in the field for decades. Back in 2011, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum hosted “Atlas At Last!” […]