Monthly Archives: October 2018

Breakfast Out with the Old Car Guys

Breakfast Out with the Old Car Guys

by Judy Gonyeau Walk into the Apple Barn in Brimfield, MA on a Friday morning and you’ll think you’re back in time listening to a group of kids hanging out at the local diner talking about their cars. Where you actually are is a favorite breakfast haunt of the members of the “Old Car Guys […]

Antiques Peek: October 2018

Antiques Peek: October 2018

On the Hood: Ornamental, Elegant, and Symbolic by Jessica Kosinski Have you ever owned, driven or seen a vehicle with a hood ornament? It is likely you have, since hood ornaments play a large part in automobile history. They are not standard on modern vehicles, but they are often seen on older automobiles. Also known […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rothchild & Sons 1935 silver ingot, $23,500, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rothchild & Sons 1935 silver ingot, $23,500, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rothchild & Sons silver ingot from 1935, very large, .966 fine and weighing 1098.3 troy ounces, sold for $23,500 at an Americana Auction held Aug. 24-26 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, a one-ounce Chinese gold unicorn coin garnered $3,375; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1917 World War I U.S. Army recruitment poster titled Destroy This Mad Brute/Enlist, illustrated by H.R. Hopps, sold for $12,000 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale held July 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, Emil Orlik’s 1904 documentation […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caines Brothers mallard decoys, $1.145 million, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caines Brothers mallard decoys, $1.145 million, Guyette & Deeter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of mallard decoys by the Caines Brothers sold for a combined $1.145 million – the hen $767,000 (a new auction record price for the maker) and the drake $377,600 – at Guyette & Deeter, Inc.’s annual Summer Decoy Auction held July 23-24 […]

Automania

Automania

The Early Days of Classic Cars Story & photos by Donald-Brian Johnson “Come away with me, Lucille, In my merry Oldsmobile. Down the road of life we’ll fly- Automobubbling, you and I!” -Vincent P. Bryan & Gus Edwards, 1905 Ah, those auto songs: In My Merry Oldsmobile … See The USA In Your Chevrolet … […]