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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wells Fargo reward poster, $10,200, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wells Fargo reward poster, $10,200, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1875 Wells Fargo reward poster for “Alkali Jim” sold for $10,200 at an auction held January 25th by PBA Galleries in San Francisco, Calif. Also, a copper-engraved chart of the Straits of Singapore from 1711 realized $6,600; a collection of about 92 glass […]

Ken’s Korner: Hitler in the news: teapot, aide's diary

Ken’s Korner: Hitler in the news: teapot, aide's diary

Ken’s Korner: Hitler in the news: teapot, aide’s diary News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Adolf Hitler was in the news recently, not once but twice, first with the rather bizarre report that retailer J.C. Penney was selling a teapot that bore a striking resemblance to Der Fuhrer, […]