Monthly Archives: November 2018

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fine French fusil de chasse (or hunting musket), with wampum bead decoration, dated 1759, sold for $102,000 at the sale of the 70-year Walter J. O’Connor historical Americana collection held September 26th by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, an engraved road map […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,805 (55 bids, 14 bidders): Antique American 1833 Ladies Anti-Slavery Society Broadside Hamilton Penn. You can imagine my reaction when a good friend and picker handed me this 12 1/2 inch wide by 24 inch long by 4 inches tall top to a domed, paper-covered, pine chest. I’m thinking, […]

Publisher’s Corner: December 2018

Publisher's Corner: December 2018

Past, Present, & Future Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Hard to believe we are at the end of yet another year! December issues give us an opportunity to reflect on a year gone by, take stock of where we are at, and look optimistically toward the future. For us in the antiques trade this past year […]

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction Sale also features largest collection ever offered from Mary Blair, Walt Disney’s favorite artist DALLAS, Texas (November 27, 2018) – Among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art auction Dec. 8-9 in Beverly Hills, California, will be a trove of memorabilia […]

Antiques Peek: November 2018

Antiques Peek: November 2018

Walk This Way by Jessica Kosinski Snowshoeing is an activity not as widely practiced as it once was because modern conveniences like cars have replaced the need to trek across the snow on foot. The closest many of us now get to snowshoes is when we see them hanging on walls. They grace the walls […]

Great Collections: November 2018

Great Collections: November 2018

The National Scouting Museum at Philmont Scout Ranch by Maxine Carter-Lome Founded in 1910 by Chicago publisher William Boyce, and inspired by and modeled on the Boy Scout Association established by Baden-Powell in Britain in 1908, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) introduced structure and organization to outdoor-oriented youth groups and activities. With its aim […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippewa spinner fishing lure, CA$10,030, Miller & Miller

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chippewa spinner fishing lure with green back spotted sides, made around 1910 by the Immell Bait & Tackle Co. (USA), sold for CA$10,030 at a hunting and fishing collectibles auction held Oct. 19-20 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., in New Hamburg, Ontario, […]

The Art of Surprise in The Great Outdoors

The Art of Surprise in The Great Outdoors

Philip R. Goodwin By Judy Gonyeau Manifest destiny drove men and women into the wilds of the west, with many fine artists and illustrators delivering promising scenes of great beauty and seemingly unlimited resources ready to be captured and used to make life as pristine as the bubbling water. The utter romance of this western […]

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

On the heels of our incredibly successful September Premiere Auction will be an event that threatens to usurp it as the year’s largest, most exciting firearms event. The 2018 December Premiere Firearms Auction is filled to bursting with 17 named collections, rare and beautiful arms in every conceivable genre, and endless opportunities for collectors and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Bowie knife presented to Davy Crockett sold for $64,625 at the sale of the Historic Firearms & Militaria Collection of Peter Wainwright held September 12th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, a Ferguson officer’s breech loading carbine hit the mark for $62,275; […]