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Antiques Peek: April 2019

Antiques Peek: April 2019

I Can See Clearly Now By Jessica Kosinski Glassware is commonplace in today’s society. We all have drinking glasses, wine glasses, and even bowls or other dishes made of glass. Many glass pieces may look nice, but they are not particularly special or valuable. An exception is lead crystal. Lead crystal is specially made and […]

Collecting the Tools of the Trade: Glass Molds

Collecting the Tools of the Trade: Glass Molds

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Every object holds clues as to how it was made, with some being more obvious than others. Since you are reading this issue, chances are good that you have run your fingers along a telltale ridge in a piece of glassware, or could find one amongst your collection right […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

Cooking With Glass

Cooking With Glass

The Rise of Kitchen Glass for Cooking By Rosemary Trietsch The term “Depression Era Glassware” usually evokes images of beautiful table settings in a rainbow of colors. But what very few people realize is that the earliest Depression glass produced was kitchenware and, that this lovely stuff so treasured today, was actually born out of […]

35 Years Strong! The Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show

This spring will mark the 35th anniversary of the Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show. The show began thirty five years ago with a small group of dedicated volunteers, and has grown into a premier antique show and is one of the only remaining all volunteer-run antique shows in the greater Northeast. The two day event […]

On the Road to… Texas

On the Road to... Texas

The Great State of Texas has it all – historic attractions such as the Alamo in San Antonio, world-class museums, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, great food, shopping… And in the spring and fall, the Round Top antique shows which attract over 5,000 vendors and 100,000 shoppers to this rural part of […]