Monthly Archives: July 2019

Collecting by Pieces: Antique Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Collecting by Pieces: Antique Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Antique jigsaw puzzles have a devoted following, a group of collectors who hunt for elusive complete puzzles and even more desirable missing pieces. The decorative images and satisfying feel of interlocking hand-cut wooden pieces make for a satisfying accomplishment, and this group of fringe toy collectors is eager to […]

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,565 (47 bids, 15 bidders): Antique Victorian Intaglio Glass Pocket Watch Fob Pendant Goldfish in Bowl, 1890s. This is a lovely old pocket watch fob/pendant from around the late 1890s … the Victorian Period. It is made from intaglio thick glass as a goldfish in a bowl with a […]

Publisher’s Corner: July 2019

Publisher’s Corner: July 2019

Decorative Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Throughout modern history, a room or space has been set aside for the Master of the House to call his own – a place where he can go to be alone, indulge in hobbies, work or entertain his friends. Thomas Jefferson had his library, Mark Twain had a billiards room […]