Tag Archives: halloween

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Halloween Girl doorstop, $29,500, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Littco Halloween Girl cast-iron doorstop sold for $29,500 at a Select Toys Auction held March 12 by Bertoia Auction in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Carlisle & Finch Freight Shed, the only known reported example, rose to $23,600; a Buddy ‘L’ pressed-steel Tugboat, made […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2015

What's Selling on eBay: October 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,435 (27 bidders, 10 bids): Cut Tin Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Candle Holder on Wood Pole. A very scarce late-19th to early-20th century antique Halloween cut tin jack-o-lantern on a wooden pole used for a light for kids while they trick or treat. A candle is placed inside for a light. […]

The Many Faces of Halloween

The Many Faces of Halloween

The Many Faces of Halloween By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell   “The Halloween Queen” There is nothing more exciting than wondering who or what is behind the mask in front of you.  Are they human or from another world? Are they someone you might be romantically inclined toward or are they someone Dante would have delegated to […]

Hearth to Hearth: Halloween, The Food and the Frolic

Hearth to Hearth: Halloween: The Food and the Frolic – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2002 Most recognize it’s original name—All Hallows Eve—and remember that this was the time when spirits of the dead returned to earth to roam their old haunts and perhaps make contact with those still among the living. Some may […]