Category Archives: Features

Life Rolls on at the National Museum of Roller Skates

Life Rolls on at the National Museum of Roller Skates – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 by James Vannurden National Museum of of Roller Skates The National Museum of Roller Skating located in Lincoln, Nebraska, houses the largest collection of roller skates and roller skating memorabilia in the country. Visitors know […]

Daniel Low & The Salem Witches

Daniel Low & The Salem Witch Trial – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Salem Village, called Danvers today, does not capitalize on the Salem Witch tragedy that took place there in the 1690s. Today, because Salem has adopted the moniker “Witch City,” everyone assumes that […]

Four Centuries of Musical Instruments on Display at "Art of Sound"

Four Centuries of Musical Instruments on Display at “Art of Sound” – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012 As the world sets its eyes and ears on Cincinnati, Ohio for the World Choir Games, the Cincinnati Art Museum gives you another reason to celebrate world music. The Art of Sound: Four Centuries […]

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art

One of the many Southwestern Indian rings from Baxter's collection

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, July 2012 By Paula A. Baxter When I decided to write about Southwestern Indian rings, mainly Navajo and Pueblo, I was motivated by a key conversation I’d had when I first started collecting. I developed my passion for American Indian jewelry during […]

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte?

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Women artists are often neglected and forgotten by posterity even if they were hugely successful in their own lifetimes. People see their work in museums and galleries and admire them […]

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 […]

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 […]