Tag Archives: Brimfield

Publisher's Corner: December 2018

Publisher's Corner: December 2018

Past, Present, & Future Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Hard to believe we are at the end of yet another year! December issues give us an opportunity to reflect on a year gone by, take stock of where we are at, and look optimistically toward the future. For us in the antiques trade this past year […]

More Than 5,000 Vintage Fashion Items to Cross Auction Block May 10th & 11th

Rare historic and vintage clothing from museum and institutional collections will be auctioned at Augusta Auctions 8th annual spring vintage auction event. Lovers of historic textiles and vintage clothing have been planning their 2016 pilgrimage to the Sturbridge, Massachusetts venue since last year’s sale ended. Collections offered at the Tuesday & Wednesday sales include items […]

Publisher's Corner: December 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

From Our Holiday Table to Yours Holiday dinner at my grandparents’ house when I was growing up meant the privilege of eating in the Dining Room, a formal, imposing, and mostly unused part in the house reserved for good company and special occasions. All other family meals were more informally served in their kitchen. Dinner […]

Publisher's Corner: September 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Styling the Word Vintage Recently I had the opportunity to attend Augusta Auctions’ May pre-Brimfield Auction, and the Vintage Fashion & Antique Textile Show at the start of July Brimfield week. Truthfully, my previous exposure to the world of “vintage” has been limited. Having seen the word widely (and sometime questionably) applied at antique shows, […]

Collector's Showcase: June 2015

Collector's Showcase: June 2015

Museum Sommelier The collecting of wine and related accessories is not a unique or exclusive hobby, but for Jim McCormick it is a lifetime passion that has resulted in a collection that represents the history of viticulture and wine making in the state of California. Jim started his collection over 30 years ago by buying […]

Publisher's Corner: April 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Living & Working in the Field of Dreams Living in Sturbridge now and publishing this magazine, talk of the Brimfield antique shows surrounds me. For locals it is a love-hate relationship similar to what I experienced living in the Berkshires and owning an inn in an area famous for “Tanglewood,” the summer home of the […]

The Best of Ed Welch – Your Time and Your Money

The Best of Ed Welch - Your Time and Your Money

The Best of Ed Welch – Your Time and Your Money The Business of Doing Business in Antiques By Ed Welch The antiques trade is time and money intensive. No professional dealer can make a living wage in the antiques trade unless he or she is willing to work 10 to 12 hours a day […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 issue features “Discovering American Indian Baskets” by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh, “The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle” by Mike McLeod, and the July 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ Paddles”, “Guess What?“,  […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2014 issue features “Moments Frozen in Time: Celebrities’ Cancelled Checks” by Daniel Wulkan, “Ninety Five Years of Olive Oyl” by Fred Grandinetti, “Civil War Era Textiles: At the New-York Historical Society”, and the May 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites […]

A Brimfield Journal, May 11 to 14, 2004

A Brimfield Journal, May 11 to 14, 2004 – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2004 By Ed Welch For me, the buying and selling of antiques is a full-time business. I keep accurate records of all my business trips. This allows me to make business decisions related to […]