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Mercury Glass: Encasing the Brilliance of Silver

Collection of seven antique mercury glass vessels selling for $750 at

Mercury glass is not all it is wrapped up to be as there is no actual mercury used in the encased silvered part of the glass, except during its first […]

Pewter: Is It Worth Anything?

Pewter: Is It Worth Anything?

by William Lipovsky, First Quarter Finance, Pewter is a metal alloy of tin and lead, but it’s mostly composed of tin. Tin prices generally fluctuate between $7 and $11 […]