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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Galle cameo glass vase, $6,600, Woody Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Galle cameo glass vase, $6,600, Woody Auction

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A 9 3/4 inch-tall ...
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Time Capsules: History in a Box

Time Capsules: History in a Box

I have been fascinated over the last few weeks with the news coming out of Richmond, Virginia about the time ...
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The Superelectric Toaster

Antiques Peek: Shine On

by Jessica Kosinski Every period in history had its trends and things it was known for. The Art Deco period ...
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The Hôtel d’un Collectionneur was a highlight not just of the Exposition, but of French Art Deco in its entirety. Designed by Pierre Patout, this pavilion was created for the furniture manufacturer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann.

1925 Exposition: Art Deco on the World Stage

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher The Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial ...
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Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $150,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany Dragonfly lamp, $150,000, Heritage Auctions

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A Tiffany Studios leaded ...
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Bone and Horn Walking Sticks, silver knobs and ferrules, longest 36”. 19th century, realized $1,125 in 2018 photo: Heritage Auctions, HA.com

Nineteenth Century Walking Sticks

By Melody Amsel-Arieli Nineteenth century walking sticks, also known as canes or handstaffs, apparently harken back to the humble shepherd ...
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Lincoln signed check, $35,255, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lincoln signed check, $35,255, RR Auction

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A check signed by ...
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Image depicting the inside of a New York gentlemen’s club

The Traditional Gentlemen’s Club and Its Etiquette

by “The Gentleman”  •  edited and extra copy by Judy Gonyeau According to Wikipedia, the term gentleman refers to any ...
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Celebrating Art Deco in the 21st Century

Celebrating Art Deco in the 21st Century

While design and fashion are sometimes difficult to define and assign to an era, Art Deco is one style that ...
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John Wayne revolver, $517,500, Rock Island

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: John Wayne revolver, $517,500, Rock Island

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium The revolver used by ...
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19th Century Cut Glass Bourbon Decanter

Antiques Peek – Bourbon: The Gentleman’s Choice

by Jessica Kosinski It is impossible to talk about the gentlemen of the 19th and early 20th century without conjuring ...
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American Tailor and Cutter illustration, November, 1893

American Fashion and Tailoring as made by The John J. Mitchell Publishing Company

by Judy Gonyeau, managing editor, with information shared by Jean Druesdow, director emerita, Kent State University Museum A gentleman never ...
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DAOs - The future of investment crowdfunding

DAOs – The future of investment crowdfunding

Thousands of cryptocurrency fans collectively pooled their money last month to make a bid on a rare original printing of ...
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Title image: Carte-de-visite photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) standing together, in outdoor clothes. The Queen wears a tartan dress, cape and bonnet and the Prince wears a morning suit, tartan waistcoat and top hat.

Styling the 19th Century Gentleman

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher In the 19th century, men, like women, literally wore their wealth on their sleeves. From the ...
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1790 tall case clock, $92,250, Pook & Pook

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1790 tall case clock, $92,250, Pook & Pook

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A rare, circa 1790 ...
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Louis Marx toy motorcycle, $22,800, Milestone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Louis Marx toy motorcycle, $22,800, Milestone Auctions

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A Louis Marx & ...
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Iron frame double-hinged spectacles with tear drop loops, ca. mid-18th century

Collecting Ophthalmic Antiques

Photos and information by Ron Harmic at www.medicalantiques.com, and www.CollegeofOptometrists.org The 19th-century customer had a wide choice of corrective visual ...
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Comic Books: Not Just For Reading

Comic Books: Not Just For Reading

Remember when a comic book cost less than $.20? We had a candy store down the block from my elementary ...
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A rare American Flyer G. Fox & Co. S gauge toy boxcar train, from a limited production set made in 1946, sold for $18,975 in a two-day, online-only Toy & Train auction held Aug. 11-12 by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, NY

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: American Flyer boxcar, $18,975, Weiss Auctions

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare American Flyer G. Fox & Co. S gauge ...
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December 2021: Stylin’ in the 19th Century

December 2021: Stylin’ in the 19th Century

We often hear the word “dandy” applied to wealthy, fastidiously dressed, 19th-century gentlemen unduly devoted to themselves, their image, and ...
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Munnings equestrian works, $662,500, Andrew Jones

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Munnings equestrian works, $662,500, Andrew Jones

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium A pair of paintings ...
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Johnny Ramone guitar, $937,500, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Johnny Ramone guitar, $937,500, RR Auction

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall All prices include the buyer’s premium The Mosrite Ventures II ...
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1910 Saturday Evening Post advertisement for the Lucky Curve pen, Parker’s second patented pen.

Great Collections: The Parker Pen Archive at Heritage House

Back in 1888, George Safford Parker (1863-1937) was working part-time as a seller and repairman of fountain pens. As he ...
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Prepared to Record History: Inkwells

Prepared to Record History: Inkwells

By Melody Amsel-Arieli Writing systems have existed since ancient times. Sumerians, for example, used a stylus to create meaningful wedge-like ...
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Collecting & Preserving Seeds: An Insurance Policy for our Future

Collecting & Preserving Seeds: An Insurance Policy for our Future

Our October issue explores the historical roots of the American harvest. You may question what that has to do with ...
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