Category Archives: Misc

Guess What? June 2002

Guess What Article for June 2002 The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” Getting a grip on things is what this month’s “Guess What” is all about. We have an adjustable (wingnut allows for tightening or loosening) vise-like clamp just aching to come to grips with the situation. And a […]

Hearth to Hearth: Poetry in Cookbooks

Hearth to Hearth: Poetry in Cookbooks – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2002 We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience and live without heart; We may live without friends; we may live without books; But civilized man can not live without cooks. He may live without books,-what is knowledge […]

Who Wins and Who Loses as Antiques go to Cyberspace

Who Wins & Loses as Antiques go Cyberspace – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2002 A major change in the antique business is taking place now and will continue for the next few years. The antique trade is expanding worldwide via the Internet. As the Internet becomes more prevalent in the antique […]

Guess What? April 2002

Guess What Article for April 2002 The Journal of Aantiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” When one talks about “leverage,” do they refer to using a pry bar to adjust an automobile’s fan belt pulley or the financial strategies of a Wall Street power play or a Sumo wrestler’s hulk and bulk […]

Hearth to Hearth: Passover Foods

Hearth to Hearth: Passover Foods – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2002 Passover is for many Jews the best holiday of the year. After more than 5,000 years of recorded history, its celebrations of freedom and the new planting season are as inspiring as one could wish. The ritual seder meals are home based, usually […]

Antiques for Retirement

Antiques for Retirement, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2002 Antiques can make an excellent retirement business if the business plan is structured in accordance with retirement needs. No two-retirement businesses will be the same because everyone arrives at retirement from a unique lifestyle. Common […]

Guess What? March 2002

Guess What Article for March 2002 The Journal of A&C By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” If it has spring action – it qualifies as a “Guess What” – and guess what, meet a qualifier. The action is subtle and self-induced, with the brass stop or flange moving horizontally when pushed against – and then […]

Hearth to Hearth: Braziers and Chafing Dishes

Hearth to Hearth: Braziers and Chafing Dishes – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2002 Chafing dishes are synonymous with luxury. The extravagant banquets of ancient Greece and Rome depended on them for drama at the table; the ruins of Pompeii show the evidence of their status. Some of their aura rose from their association […]