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What’s Selling on eBay: February 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: February 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,427 (48 bids, 16 bidders): Authentic Antique 18th C Early American Gentleman’s Tricorne Felt Hat. The 18th century Tricorne hat in this auction is constructed from a heavy grey felt. It measures 5”tall by 14 1/2” by 14 1/2” long on the sides by 11 1/2” across the back. […]

What's Selling on eBay: September 2015

What's Selling on eBay: September 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $440 (79 bids, 10 bidders): Steampunk 1889 Eye Dr. Scope Ophthalmometer Medical Tool Optometrist. Here’s an antique ya just don’t see every day! I believe it’s called an “Ophthalmometer,” which an eye doctor used over 100 years ago for examining a person’s eyes. The maker’s name is printed in […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chefoo Bank $2 banknote, $8,430, Archives International

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chefoo Bank $2 banknote, $8,430, Archives International

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A circa 1900 Chefoo Bank $2 issued private banknote sold for $8,430 at an auction held May 24 by Archives International Auctions in Hong Kong, China. Also, a 1910 Russo-Asiatic Bank Harbin Branch provisional issue $100 banknote hammered for $6,896; an Imperial Bank of […]

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time Celebrities’ Cancelled Checks By Daniel Wulkan When collectors like myself come across a signed cancelled check, I see a piece of history, a moment frozen in time that conjures up thoughts like where was that person at the very moment they signed that check and what was going through their mind? […]