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Antiques Peek: August 2019

Antiques Peek: August 2019

Penny Candy by Jessica Kosinski This issue is devoted to the general store. When I think of a general store, several images come to mind right away. Near the top of the list are the jars of candy. Back in the days when kids safely roamed the streets alone and simple pleasures had more value, […]

Turning Antique and Collectible In the New Year 1919-2019

Turning Antique and Collectible In the New Year 1919-2019

By Maxine Carter-Lome One hundred years is the age when items officially become antiques, and sometimes more valuable as a collectible. As we ring in 2019, we look back on a few well known products, brands, and companies who turn 100 this year but have been collectible and part of our popular culture for decades. […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1932 Lionel #177 Scenic Railway store display, 78 inches by 57 inches, all original, sold for $12,000 at a Spring Spectacular held April 14th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a German clockwork Uncle Sam Easter rabbit, composition with glass eye and […]

What’s Selling on eBay: September 2017

What's Selling on eBay: September 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod The following two items were sold on the same day by the same owner who reported these are considered the Holy Grail of sprinkler heads, and they were found in scrap buckets at an estate sale. $3,750 (19 bids, 8 bidders): Antique Fire Sprinkler Vogel 16 Late 1800s, Extremely […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marklin steam-powered liner, $59,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1929-1930 Marklin ‘Amerika’ Series II steam-powered liner, exquisitely detailed, sold for $59,000 at an Annual Fall Auction held Nov. 11-13 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a circa-1929 Marklin ‘Rheingold’ paddleboat, 30 inches long, sped off for $35,400; a Belsnickle candy […]

Lifetime Collections to be Sold by Showtime Auctions Services, Apr. 1-3

The three-day event will be held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN….The lifetime country store and advertising collection of Tom and Mary Lou Slike, and the equally impressive coin-op collection of Deke and Joanie Richards, will co-headline a three-day auction slated for the weekend of April 1-3 by Showtime […]