Author Archives: Collector

Ken's Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 George Washington’s personal copies of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, housed in a book saying President of the United States on the cover and made just for the president in his first year of office, sold […]

Ken's Korner: Ancient Roman Ships Found in Deep Water

Ancient Roman ships found in deep water Two ancient Roman vessels dating to the third century have been found almost a mile deep off the coast of a small Greek island, an intriguing find because it challenges an accepted theory that ships from that time tended to hug coastal routes rather than risk the open sea. […]

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, June 2012 By Jane Prentiss What better time to write about nature than in the early summer? All through the silent winter and muddy spring we await opening our windows to hear the birds singing and watch the […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles: July 2012 Issue

This month’s issue features a look at Native American rings: their history and value as collectibles, by Paula Baxter. The cover features a vibrant selection from Baxter’s collection. These southwestern pieces are both art and souvenirs. Also in this month’s issue, the “Halloween Queen” Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell delves into the virtuous career of the late Gladys Emerson […]

Marshall Fogel's Tips on Collecting Baseball Memorabilia

Marshall Fogel is an expert on collecting baseball memorabilia, like this Mickey Mantle card.

Marshall Fogel’s Tips on Collecting Baseball Memorabilia The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2012 The February 2012 article in The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles entitled “Baseball, A Collectible for Now and Forever” provided an historical and emotional account of baseball and the profitability of investing in baseball cards and memorabilia and the […]

80 Years of Bluto!

80 Years of Bluto! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2012 by Fred Grandinetti Who would have thought a character that is fat, covered in facial hair, overbearing, a perennial girl-stealer, rude and money hungry would become an enduring and sought after collectible. Bluto, Popeye’s eternal rival for the affections of Olive Oyl, celebrates his […]

Stonehenge: Myths, Facts, Fiction, and Literature

Stonehenge: Myths, Facts, Fiction, and Literature – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® On days when the fog and mist do not envelop the standing stones, and the dawn rises crisp and clear, or on starry nights when the moon is full and bright, you […]