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1929 Whippet Model 96A

1929 Whippet Model 96A, CA$25,960, Miller & Miller

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A sporty black ...
Transportation Modes and Makers in American History

Transportation Modes and Makers in American History

Transportation is a subject that seems to be always in the news these days and usually for the wrong reasons: ...
Oppenheimer report

Oppenheimer report, $53,594, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A rare and ...
Sinclair double-sided, lighted, plastic pole sign sold for $4,366 at Mecum Auctions in January 2024. The sign stands over 11.25 feet tall on its original cast iron base.

Sinclair Gas: DINO still going strong 90 years later!

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher If you traveled by car almost anywhere in the Continental U.S. in the first half of ...
A Fotomat “hut” somewhere in Massachusetts in the 1970s.

Survival of the Fittest

By Judy Gonyeau, managing editor Fotomat Back in the days of 35mm film and the affordable Kodak Instamatic, getting that ...
Five Spanish carded Star Wars figures from Kenner’s Empire Strikes Back series, four on cards titled in Spanish and two characters’ names (Luke Skywalker and R2-D2) translated to Spanish equivalents, sold for $13,530 at a Toys & Collectibles sale held Feb. 14-16 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, PA.

Five Star Wars figures, $13,530, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall Five Spanish carded ...
What NOT to pass up when thrifting

What NOT to pass up when thrifting

Shopping at flea markets, garage sales, and thrift shops can be fun and exciting, but it can also be overwhelming ...
Steiff Peter Rabbit doll, $11,875, Cottone Auctions

Steiff Peter Rabbit doll, $11,875, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A circa 1910 ...
Noel Gallagher played this Epiphone Les Paul guitar on Oasis’ debut album, Definitely Maybe, that came out in 1994. Definitely Maybe was an immediate critical and commercial success in the United Kingdom. It went straight to number one in the UK Albums Chart and became the fastest-selling debut album in British music history at the time. photo: rocksolidinvestments.ie

Good Memories Collecting Dust

by Laurence Carpenter In the world of collecting, there comes a time when we must confront the inevitable question: when ...
Radio Shack

Radio Shack: Where America Shopped for Consumer Electronics

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher Ask anyone who grew up in the second half of the 20th century if they knew ...
Personality Traits of Collector

Personality Traits of Collectors: Who are you?

by Shirley M. Mueller, M.D. In the past, I wrote about collector personalities and their relationship to specific art preferences ...
Painting by the Beatles, $1.744 million, Christie’s

Painting by the Beatles, $1.744 million, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A painting made ...
Michael Jordan Sneakers

Michael Jordan sneakers, $8 million, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A set of ...
Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone But Not Forgotten

Live long enough and you’ll outlive many of the companies, products, and brands you grew up with. They may no ...
Two large “Tango Orange” vases by Charles Schneider. Tallest, 18-1/4” h. (Photo by Leslie Piña)

Timeless Treasures: A Glass Quintet

By Donald-Brian Johnson Some things exist “outside of time:” The Wizard of Oz … Model T Fords … Turntables and ...
Smith's Pharmacy Bottle

Smith’s Pharmacy bottle, $6,250, Holabird Western

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A teal blue ...
The gold-encrusted Blue Trumpet Stretch Console Set brings this idea to a different level – a bit more formal yet too beautiful not to have on display. This version was made by Central Glass Works in the early 1900s. It is for sale at www.carnivalglass.com for $175.

Entertaining and Decorating with Stretch Glass

by Cal Hackeman, Treasurer, Stretch Glass Society American iridescent stretch glass brings color and excitement to your home entertaining and ...
1800 to 1830 U.S. Mold Blown Decanter

Decanters

by Jessica Kosinski When talking about antique glass collectibles, one category that shouldn’t be ignored is the decanter category. Decanters ...
Charles II “Petition” Crown

Charles II Silver Pattern “Petition” Crown Coin, $960,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A 1663 Charles ...
Beatrice’s bookshelf displays her collection of Magic Mixies. photo courtesy of her mother

Child Collectors

By Shirley M. Mueller, M.D. Beatrice Beatrice is seven years old and in first grade (she also takes advanced courses ...
Dorothy Thorpe (1901-1989): Glassware Designer

Influencing Glass History

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher We toss around the term “influencer” today to refer to someone we follow on social media ...
Lady Di evening dress

Lady Di evening dress, $1.148 million, Julien’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall Princess Diana’s ballerina-length ...
Patek Philippe watch, $1.814 million, Phillips

Patek Philippe watch, $1.814 million, Phillips

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A 1950 Patek ...
Glass: Back in style

Glass: Back in style

Glass, an inorganic compound found in many forms in the natural world, has been man-made into practical and decorative objects ...
Steinway baby grand piano

Steinway baby grand piano, $27,225, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far All prices include the buyer’s premium by Ken Hall A 1927 Model ...