Tag Archives: Florida

What's Selling on eBay: March 2017

What's Selling on eBay: March 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,306.60 (46 bids, 20 bidders): ca. 1905 Antique Heddon Dowagiac Killer #400 Fishing Lure Original Box. This is the box only. Box has an early label and identifies this as “Copper No 400”. Box is complete, and while there are no major tears, there is some staining, toning and […]

Antiques & Appraising School Launches New e-Course

Florida – The Asheford Institute of Antiques (AIA), a professional-level distance learning program on antiques, collectibles and appraising, recently rolled out its first ever online e-Course at an industry trade gathering earlier this month, in anticipation of the schools 50th anniversary to be held in New York later this year. Described by school spokesperson Shelly […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original painting by the Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guyasamin (1919-1999), with a certificate of authenticity from the Foundation Guyasamin, sold for $39,040 at a Mad Men Tribute Auction held April 11 by Palm Beach Modern Auctions in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, two Etruscan […]

Collector's Showcase: July 2015

Collector's Showcase: July 2015

Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City If you’re a car guy or gal, specific to GM models, Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida is the place to see. With over 99,000 square feet of classic cars spanning 80 years of makes and models, Muscle Car City is one of the largest automotive memorabilia stores anywhere.  […]

On the Road to… Florida

On the Road to... Florida

With winter blanketing most of the country in cold and snow, Florida is the place to be in February, especially if you enjoy antiquing and going to antique shows and flea markets! No matter what coast of Florida is in your travel plans, there’s sure to be a show, shop, or event of interest to […]

Ken's Korner: Divers find treasure from sunken galleon

Ken’s Korner: Divers find treasure from sunken galleon – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 Divers off Key West, Fla., surfaced with two gold bars and 15 silver coins — treasures that had been buried under the ocean floor for nearly 400 years. The objects are from the shipwreck of the Nuestra […]