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A Notion to Collect

A Notion to Collect

by Judy Nixon Kent In the U.S., they are called notions. In the U.K., they are called haberdashery. What exactly are these oddly named things, you may ask? Generally, they are small articles or accessories that are used to complete a sewing project as a part of the project itself, such as zippers, snaps, hooks, […]

What's Selling on eBay: August 2018

What's Selling on eBay: August 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,139.89 (23 bids, 9 bidders): Maxfield Parrish Antique Edison Mazda Electric Light Bulb Store Display Vintage. Offered for sale is a very rare and beautiful Edison Mazda store display from the 1920s. This display is in all original condition and features artwork by Maxfield Parrish who was commissioned to […]

Collector's Showcase: November 2015

Collector's Showcase: November 2015

Campaign Memorabilia Presidential election seasons pique the interest or stimulate the collecting compulsion of political junkies and history buffs. Such was the case in 1972 when I purchased my first political campaign item at a flea market. By fall 1975, as unknown Jimmy Carter rose in curiosity and popularity, I was determined to acquire as […]

Publisher's Corner: November 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Welcome to the Month of November Every November we go to the polls to exercise our constitutional right to affirm, adjust, or repeal the people, parties, and ideals that define our democracy and protect our individual rights. For collectors of political and presidential memorabilia, the history of our democracy can be found in everything from […]