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Ken's Korner: Did you give an antique or collectible as a gift?

Ken’s Korner: Did you give an antique or collectible as a gift? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 This holiday season, did you give or receive an antique or collectible? Aside from being interesting and different, they can often appreciate in value, making them even more intriguing as gifts. Voltron (shown), Transformer and […]

Ken's Korner: Horde of coins found at Emperor Qin’s tomb

Ken’s Korner: Horde of coins found at Emperor Qin’s tomb – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2006 Archaeologists using a magnetic scan have determined that the tomb of China’s first emperor contains a large number of coins, most of them probably bronze but possibly silver, too. They may never find out for sure. “Excavation sometimes means […]