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What’s Selling on eBay: December 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: December 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,548 (27 bids, 6 bidders): Antique German Clockwork Christmas Store Display Windup 23-inch fur Reindeer. Reindeer is 23 inches long x 18 inches tall x 6 inches wide (approx.). Needs work. No key, so let’s say it is not working. Has age/wear /small tears/missing horns and leather pieces in […]

Freshly Ground

Freshly Ground

A Look at Antique Coffee Grinders by Maxine Carter-Lome There is nothing like the smell and taste of freshly ground coffee. Today, coffee consumers have the choice of buying pre-packaged ground coffee or beans by the pound to be freshly ground at home. This was not the case for most of rural America in the […]

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $70,400 (76 bids, 9 bidders): Antique 1957 Diner, Stainless, 50’ x 16’, seats 50, excellent condition, movable. The former Crossroads Diner was built in 1957 by the Campora Dining Car Company, Kearny, New Jersey. This short-lived company was started by Jerry Campora, a former shop supervisor at Kullman Diners […]

Playing Games in the Great Outdoors

Playing Games in the Great Outdoors

A Sampling Jacks Jacks, also called jackstones, fivestones, or dibs, is one of the oldest and most widespread games in the world. Children in ancient Egypt played a version of the game, known as “knucklebones,” with sheep toe bones. The game of knucklebones led to dice games for boys, and a version of modern jacks […]

Publisher’s Corner: June 2019

Publisher’s Corner: June 2019

Collecting Fun & Games by Maxine Carter-Lome Every child grows up with a favorite game or toy that carries with it precious memories of bygone days and friends from the past, which is why this month’s topic is particularly nostalgic and fun to consider. Toys and games from particularly the 1930s to 1980s are now […]

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,956 (32 bids, 8 bidders): Vintage Huffy Radio Bike in Great Original Condition. Huffy Radio Bike in great condition except for the flat tires. Extra handlebar inside the box. The bike was a reward from the newspaper for a job well done! When I was in elementary school, I […]

What’s Selling on eBay: March 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: March 2019

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,293 (42 bids, 11 bidders): Vintage Raymond Loewy Old Antique Colonial Globe Art Deco Bakelite Map Radio. In the rarest of colors, white Bakelite. A Google search of the “artist Raymond Loewy” and “colonial globe” will give all the historical facts on this rare item. This Art Deco Machine-age […]

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $342 (16 bids, 6 bidders): Antique Vintage Celluloid Santa Flying Zeppelin Airship Christmas Aviation Ornament. The piece is about 5 1/4 inches long, 2 5/8 inches tall, and is marked “USA.” Item is complete, all original and in fine condition. (Photo courtesy of eBay seller pinehorse) DBA: A similar […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

What's Selling on eBay: October 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,339 (12 bids, 6 bids): Mason 1858 Fruit Jar Tudor Rose Light Amber Golden Yellow Quart A62 For your consideration, we have a Tudor Rose Mason fruit jar in the very rare light amber or golden yellow color. The bottom is marked “A62.” Condition is excellent, just one shallow […]

What's Selling on eBay: July 2018

What's Selling on eBay: July 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $24,080 (11 bids, 7 bidders): Wayne Visible Gallon Gas Pump 492 Antique. Wayne 492 10-gallon visible gas pump with Roman column. Original glass. Roman column and level indicators are in good condition. Both glass and pump lock are in pristine condition. (Photos courtesy of eBay seller jprinesho.) DBA: This […]