Monthly Archives: November 2018

From Stem to Stern: A Brief Survey of Wooden Canoe Collecting

From Stem to Stern: A Brief Survey of Wooden Canoe Collecting

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy From exploration and travel to pleasure cruising, racing, and romantic excursions, canoes have a long and storied history and offer an equally rich collecting base. Their connection with adventure and outdoor traditions make them strong presentation pieces and lovely, functional antique canoes can still be had if you prefer […]

The Triumph of Antique Trap Collecting

The Triumph of Antique Trap Collecting

By Scot H. Dahms; edited by Judy Gonyeau In the beginning before what I term my “awakening,” I was a casual antique trap collector. I had trapped since I was fourteen years old and had always kept the old and odd traps I found mixed in with the used traps. I never really knew if […]

In the Digital Age, What Is Original Art?

In the Digital Age, What Is Original Art?

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn For collectors of original comic art – and indeed, art of many different media – the digital age seems to have thrown a monkey wrench into the works. Even when traditional elements are part of the process, the existence of one, true original can be in doubt. To go […]

Camping with Coleman

Camping with Coleman

by Bud Michael Ahhh, the great outdoors. Cowboy coffee shared with friends by a warming campfire somewhere in the Rockies. A weekend trip along the one of the many trails in the Appalachians. Backyard camping with the grand-kids. The familiar fragrance of bacon frying in a skillet at a lakeside camp site in the Adirondacks. […]