Monthly Archives: October 2018

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1940 V16 Cadillac, $77,000, Stanton’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1940 Cadillac car with V16 engine roared off for $77,000 at an auction held Aug. 10-11 by Stanton’s Auctioneers in Vermontville, Mich. Also, a fully restored 1948 Midget racer with a VIN # of 7 sped away for $16,500; a 1937 Packard 12 […]

Great Collections: October 2018

Great Collections: October 2018

Just Like Dad’s! Pedal Cars On Display Reprinted with permission by the McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL by Dan Craft The potent allures of toys and nostalgia are about to turn the third floor of the McLean County Museum of History into a garden of childhood delights. The occasion: Pedal Power!, a new […]

New "Pet" Mission for the Antiques at the Morristown Armory Show

New "Pet" Mission for the Antiques at the Morristown Armory Show

Rhinebeck, NY: Barn Star Productions and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center are pleased to announce a “Partnership for Pets” sponsorship at the new Antiques at the Morristown Armory, November 17 & 18, 2018, Morristown, New Jersey. The Morristown National Guard Armory, long known for quality antiques and craft shows, will undergo a “facelift” of new […]

Publisher's Corner: November 2018

Publisher's Corner: November 2018

Collecting the Great Outdoors by Maxine Carter-Lome Anyone who has ever gone camping or camps regularly knows that being in the “Great Outdoors” requires a lot of “stuff” – from the basics such as tents, bug repellent, and sleeping bags to, for the less adventurous, all the other comforts of home that can be transported […]

Reviving Nathaniel Dusk, Recreating Star Wars

Reviving Nathaniel Dusk, Recreating Star Wars

Comic Character Collectibles by J.C. Vaughn Nathaniel Dusk, Private Investigator While it’s a distinctly different take than the original, the appearance of Nathaniel Dusk, Private Investigator, in the current DC superhero series Doomsday Clock has prompted many to try to find out more about the character. One of the great developments during the creative boom […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 17th century Chinese Qing dynasty blanc de chine porcelain seated figure depicting Guanyin, the goddess of compassion, with the seal of potter He Chaozong, sold for $760,500 at a Summer Auction held Aug. 25-26 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine. Also, […]

The Hupmobile: A Journey Through Time

The Hupmobile: A Journey Through Time

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Most people know the name “Ford.” The same cannot be said of “Hupp,” though the little roadster created by the Hupp Motor Car Company won the hearts of many that drove it. With its lightness and depend-ability, the Hupp Model 20, or “Hupmobile” was popular upon its release and […]

Revving Up the Market For Automobilia and Petroliana

Revving Up the Market For Automobilia and Petroliana

Recently, Managing Editor Judy Gonyeau had the chance to talk about automobilia and petroliana with Morphy Auctions’ Department Head and Expert for Automobilia and Petroliana, John Mihovetz. John started out at Morphy’s in his 20s before becoming the Department Head at the ripe old age of 31. His experience since childhood, along with his endless […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,339 (12 bids, 6 bids): Mason 1858 Fruit Jar Tudor Rose Light Amber Golden Yellow Quart A62 For your consideration, we have a Tudor Rose Mason fruit jar in the very rare light amber or golden yellow color. The bottom is marked “A62.” Condition is excellent, just one shallow […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gorgeous Wave Crest Native American-themed pipe holder plaque sold for $13,000 at the sale of the lifetime glass collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle held Sept. 7-8 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, three exceedingly rare American Brilliant Cut Glass […]