Tag Archives: Chicago

Massive Phonograph & Vintage Lighting Collection Hits Donley Auctions Auction Block in July

On July 23rd & 24th 2016, Donley Auctions will sell one of the largest collections of vintage phonographs and lighting ever to come to market. And auctioneer Randy Donley of Donley Auctions in Union Illinois claims that he has never seen anything quite like it before.  Mr. Edward Boker of Riverside IL was one of […]

On the Road to… Illinois

Published On the Road To... Illinois

Welcome to “the Prairie State.” From its big cities to small towns, Illinois offers something for everyone – outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs, foodies, antique shoppers… Get your kicks on Historic Route 66 by taking in the many kitschy, interesting things to do along the stretch that runs through the state, walk Chicago’s Magnificent […]

Ken's Korner: ‘Ice House Cover’ surfaces in Chicago

Ken’s Korner: ‘Ice House Cover’ surfaces in Chicago – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 A 90-cent 1869 stamp known as the “Ice House Cover” has turned up at a stamp shop on Chicago’s North Side nearly 40 years after it was reported stolen in Indianapolis. The stamp was used on a […]

Ken's Korner: Chicagoans treated to African art exhibit

Ken’s Korner: Chicagoans treated to African art exhibit – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 There’s a special exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago titled “For Hearth and Altar: African Ceramics from the Keith Archepohl Collection.” It runs through Feb. 20 and consists of 125 pieces, representing a fascinating cross-section of African cultures: the […]