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Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 issue features “Collecting Petroliana” by Dan Matthews, “What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect?” by Sheldon Smith, and “Comic Characters and Collectibles: Artist Shawn Martinbrough to Appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum” by J.C. Vaughn. To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ […]

So Maybe I Don’t Want to Collect Casino Chips

So Maybe I Don’t Want to Collect Casino Chips

So Maybe I Don’t Want to Collect Casino Chips This column is devoted to pieces of gaming memorabilia OTHER than the CHIP! by Sheldon Smith There are so many items of casino memorabilia to collect that the hobby is truly diversified. Some of them are included here. If it has a casino name on it […]

Ken’s Korner: Captain Kangaroo memorabilia sold

Ken’s Korner: Captain Kangaroo memorabilia sold

Ken’s Korner: Captain Kangaroo memorabilia sold News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall An auction of items relating to the popular children’s show Captain Kangaroo from the 1950s through the ‘80s was held in Los Angeles on May 21, and the top lot – a handcrafted, screen-worn Dancing Bear […]

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home by: Victoria Moore From as long ago as I can remember one of my fantasies was to run away and join the circus. That was probably after seeing my first Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey show at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Now that I’m an adult […]

Collecting Firefighting Antiques and Memorabilia

Collecting Firefighting Antiques and Memorabilia – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2002 There is mighty speculation as to the origin and practices of early firefighting and firefighters in America. Though colonial records are few, some do exist and those pieced together provide us with a possible picture. In 1608, fire reduced the […]