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May Brimfield Shows Cancelled

May Brimfield Shows Cancelled

The Brimfield Show Promoters Association was notified on March 30th that the 2020 May Brimfield Show has officially been cancelled ...
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Keith Haring mural, $3.86 million, Bonhams

Keith Haring mural, $3.86 million, Bonhams

An untitled mural known as The Church of the Ascension Grace House Mural (portion shown), by Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), ...
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Who’s Buying Glass These Days?

Who’s Buying Glass These Days?

Every year when we start work on our Annual Glass Issue we challenge ourselves to find topics, makers, and glass ...
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Patek Philippe wristwatch, $471,000, Christie’s

Patek Philippe wristwatch, $471,000, Christie’s

A Patek Philippe platinum perpetual calendar minute repeating tourbillon wristwatch with Breguet numerals, retrograde date and moon phases, made in ...
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1960s purse

Guiding the Next Generation of Collectors

An Interview with Terry Kovel by Judy Gonyeau, managing editor Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with Terry Kovel, ...
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Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $180,000, Michaan’s

Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $180,000, Michaan’s

A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly lamp sold for $180,000 at an auction held in December by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif ...
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Mom Jane Oct 13 2011

Great Collections: March 2020

Inheriting a Collection of Musical Note: An Interview with Jane Porter Jane Porter with her mother, 2011 When her mother ...
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leather top drum table

Renovation, Restoration, Preservation, Conservation

By Bart Bjorneberg, Bernacki & Associates, Inc. What do these words mean and what conditions and responsibilities do they engender ...
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Shows cancelled as country deals with Caronavirus

Shows cancelled as country deals with Caronavirus

Antique shows are the latest business segment to be hit by fear and uncertainty surrounding caronavirus. Shows scheduled in March ...
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Gaylord

Exploring Antique Technologies: March 2020

Using Technology to Keep your Antiques Safe By Kary Pardy The restored Rothko murals were installed for the November 16, ...
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LeBron James rookie card, $270,600, Goldin Auctions

LeBron James rookie card, $270,600, Goldin Auctions

A 2003-2004 Upper Deck Exquisite NBA Rookie Patch Parallel #78 LeBron James signed rookie card, graded BGS NM-MT+ 8.5, sold ...
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broken figurine

Paging Mr. Fix-It

After an unfortunate midriff accident, the chalk carnival figurine (right) of a woman with two dogs was left in two ...
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urn

What's Selling on eBay: March 2020

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod These examples show that eBay has quite a following in the collector marketplace. It ...
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Abraham Lincoln signed book, $175,000, University Archives

Abraham Lincoln signed book, $175,000, University Archives

A copy of the book The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, by the American author Washington Irving, with an ownership ...
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1878 Edison Phonograph Patent Image

Antiques Peek: March 2020

Buying Patented By Jessica Kosinski Anyone who collects antiques will tell you that determining value can involve several important factors ...
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glossy

Publisher's Corner March 2020

By Maxine Carter-Lome Celebrating 20 Years of Living and Loving Antiques This issue marks the 20th Anniversary of the Journal ...
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decoys

Decoys: Highly Collectible Americana

By Stan Van Etten This outstanding Canada goose by Nathan Cobb, Jr. sold at auction for $118,000. Serious collectors of ...
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pipe

What's Selling on eBay

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod In all of the items shown in this month's column, each object sold at ...
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weathervane

Exploring Antique Technologies: February 2020

No Matter Which Direction the Wind Blows, We Still Love American Weathervanes By Kary Pardy This ca. 1890-1899 wood fish ...
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Superman movie cape, $193,750, Julien’s Auctions

Superman movie cape, $193,750, Julien’s Auctions

The original cape worn by actor Christopher Reeve in the movie Superman (Warner Bros., 1978) sold for $193,750 at an ...
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A B Wells

Great Collections: February 2020

Make No Little Plans: A.B. Wells, A Collector of Americana Excerpts from osv.org on their founding collector extraordinaire Old Sturbridge ...
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early_floral_hooked_rug

Antiques Peek: Hooked on Rugs

by Jessica Kosinski This early floral hooked rug showing a strong "folk art" style rug sold for $649 in 2012 ...
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lady liberty weathervane sotheby

The Cult of the Flag

The Feeling of Love and Respect for the Red, White, and Blue By Judy Gonyeau Alfred Jacob Miller's The Bombardment ...
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liberty mag

Give Me Liberty: The Magazine of World War II

Story & Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson For thousands and thousands of mid-twentieth century Americans, the week just wasn't complete without ...
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Patek Philippe watch, $31 million, Christie’s

Patek Philippe watch, $31 million, Christie’s

A one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe men’s wristwatch sold for $31 million at an Only Watch auction held November 9th by Christie’s ...
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