Author Archives: Collector

State of the Clock Market

State of the Clock Market

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery Pittsfield, Mass. By John Fontaine It sounds like a cliche to say quality items sell for premium prices, but in the world of vintage and antique clocks […]

Publisher's Corner: March 2016

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Timeless Precision & Craftsmanship By Maxine Carter-Lome From the earliest sundials dating from about 3500 BC to the launch of the Apple Watch this past year, our fascination with horology, […]

Collecting African Americana

Collecting African Americana

Collecting with Jeff Jeff Figler Sometimes collectibles are right in front of your eyes and you just don’t realize it. I have known of people who were conducting house sales […]

Return to Craftsman Farms: Gustav Stickley in the Twenty-First Century

Return to Craftsman Farms: Gustav Stickley in the Twenty-First Century

By Erica Lome The year 1916 marked the final issue of Gustav Stickley’s influential periodical The Craftsman, which introduced American audiences to the British-derived Arts and Crafts movement. Nearly a […]

Collector's Showcase: February 2016

Collector's Showcase: February 2016

Rudy Ciccarello: From Collector to Curator From the early collecting days in 1997 to the summer of 2004, Rudy Ciccarello, founder of Florida Infusion Services, a combination I.V. Therapy Pharmacy, […]

What's Selling on eBay: February 2016

What's Selling on eBay: February 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,301 (24 bids, 14 bidders): Large Antique Majolica Figural Bottle, Stork Umbrella Glasses & Hat After doing some searching on the net, I found […]

Captain Action Meets Ultraman

Captain Action Meets Ultraman

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn When writer-collector James Long documented a previously forgotten bit of Captain Action history, it didn’t seem very likely that he was actually uncovering a […]