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Antique Trends in 2020

Antique Trends in 2020

The great thing about antiques is that with each passing year new items and collectible categories age into this coveted ...
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Acclaimed artist Todd McFarlane brings his creator-owned character Spawn together with Marvel’s top-selling Spider-Man, the character that propelled him to fame, on the golden anniversary edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.

Comic Character Collectibles: April 2020

Spider-Man Meets Spawn to Celebrate Overstreet’s 50th by J.C. Vaughn It has been mentioned more than once in this space ...
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Glass plate with the Libbey logo inscribed.

Great Collections: April 2020

The Glass City Museum: How Edward Drummond Libbey’s Glass Collection Started the Toledo Museum of Art Edward Drummond Libbey was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Television Academy Foundation Launches 2020 Spring Auction

Television Academy Foundation Launches 2020 Spring Auction

The Television Academy Foundation launched its 2020 Spring Auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime television experiences for fans including exclusive set visits, celebrity ...
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February 2020 Issue: A Solute to Americana

February 2020 Issue: A Solute to Americana

By Maxine Carter-Lome The best definition of Americana that I have come across is, “material ephemera of the distant American ...
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What's Selling on eBay: January 2020

What's Selling on eBay: January 2020

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod Discovered during the clean out of a local estate. Approximately 8 inches x 7 ...
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January 2020 Issue: Defining Vintage

January 2020 Issue: Defining Vintage

The word “vintage” is ascribed to items in the range of at least 20, but more appropriately 50 years old ...
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Union soldier Benjamin Gustin’s letters worth more than the usual average price of $20 each, but the content will determine final values.

The Civil War Collector

by John Sexton Q: Mr. Sexton, I am writing hoping you can help me identify a pistol that has passed ...
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French Victorian Lyre Music Stand

Antiques Peek: Take A (Music) Stand

by Jessica Kosinski In the world of music, there are many instruments you could choose to play. However, deciding on ...
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Reality … What a Concept, 1979 At the age of 27, Robin Williams was already considered comedy’s darling. He had just finished season 1 of Mork & Mindy and was on the cover of TIME magazine.

Vinyl Laughter

by Maxine Carter-Lome Some of the earliest albums recorded for commercial distribution were comedy albums. Various collections of humorous short ...
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BOZO the CLOWN!

Wowie Kazowee! It’s BOZO the CLOWN!

by Maxine Carter-Lome In 1946, Capitol Records writer/producer Alan Livingston introduced Bozo the Clown to the world via a children’s ...
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Lot 740: Steve Martin Oscars poster signed by celebrity attendees at The 2010 Academy Awards ceremony

Great Collections: The Collection of Steve Martin at Julien’s Auctions

Emmy, Grammy, People’s Choice, and Academy Award Winner hardly begin to describe Steve Martin, who has entertained us for decades ...
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Single example from one of two pairs of lace chair arm covers. Rectangular with lightly scalloped side and back edges and larger scalloped front edge. Inner rectangle with foliate decoration. Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, ME). photo: Historic New England

Antimacassars: Then and Now

Erica Lome, Ph.D. "Necessity is the mother of invention.” This adage certainly applied to many of the domestic objects produced ...
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Hermes leather handbag, $8,750, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Hermes leather handbag, $8,750, Crescent City

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa 1992 Hermes Kelly Sellier black box leather handbag ...
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At Nuttinghame, Comfort and a Cat

Wallace Nutting: Come Into The Parlor

by Mike Ivankovich The parlor was traditionally a gathering room where family members and friends would meet, eat, socialize, and ...
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Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Wells Fargo and Company (NY) stock certificate from ...
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Arts and Crafts era Stickley Side Table

Antiques Peek: I Like My Tables On the Side

by Jessica Kosinski When talking about a modern parlor or living room, there are certain items that immediately come to ...
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