Tag Archives: New York City

New York Photo Show Coming to NYC April 16

Now in it’s eighth year *The New York Photo Show* – dubbed the “affordable photo show” – is coming Saturday, April 16th only, to a new venue this year, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue (at Central Park East and 102nd) right next door to Mount Sinai Hospital in the center of Manhattan. Dealers […]

Antique Books and Fine Ephemera Take Center Stage In New York City on Saturday, April 9th, 2016!

This year’s New York City Book and Ephemera Fair, a satellite event to the prestigious New York Antiquarian Book Fair, features over 60 top-tier dealers and offers free round trip shuttle service from the Park Avenue Armory, the hub of New York’s Rare Book Week activities. New York, NY, February 25, 2016 – The world’s […]

Museum Highlights: March 2016

Museum Highlights: March 2016

By Erica Lome The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches On Exhibit through March 27, 2016 Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently showing “The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches”, an exhibition drawn from its extensive collection of French, English, Dutch, German, and Swiss timepieces. […]

Americans who like to buy their fine art through internet auction now have a friend: Barnebys.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Life’s about to get a whole lot easier for Americans who like to buy their fine art, antiques and collectibles through internet auction. Barnebys.com, the Swedish-based auction aggregator that features, at any given time, over a half million items for sale through about 1,000 auction houses worldwide, has officially launched in […]

NYC Big Flea Antiques Market, The Largest Indoor Antiques Flea Market, Returns to Manhattan's Pier 94 on September 26 – 27

New York, NY … NYC Big Flea presents the 2nd Annual NYC Big Flea Antiques Market on September 26-27, 2015 at Pier 94’s 140,000 square feet venue. Over 600 vendors from all over the world will showcase their unique goods, including vintage clothing, estate jewelry, furniture, fine art, silver and millions of dollars worth of […]

Publisher's Corner: August 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Thank You, Mickey! When I was selling off my grandfather’s autographs, by far the most popular items – in terms of interest and value – came from his sports collection of signed photos, programs, letters, signature cuts, and baseball cards. The majority of the autographs in his sports collection he solicited personally, at games, sports […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Pair of natural pearls, $3.3 million, Doyle

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Pair of natural pearls, $3.3 million, Doyle

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Pair of natural pearls, $3.3 million, Doyle Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A pair of natural pearls sold for $3.3 million at an Important Jewelry Auction held April 28 by Doyle New York in New York City. It was a new world auction record for a pair of natural […]

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle by Mike McLeod Seventy-seven years ago when the 803-foot Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 people died: 13 passengers and 22 crew (including one on the ground crew). Fortunately, on that trip there were just 36 passengers on […]

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A rare silver tea pot made by Paul Revere, Jr., in Boston, Massachusetts (circa 1782) sold for $230,500 at a sale of Important American Silver held January 24 by Christie’s in New York City. Also, a […]

Ken’s Korner: Cannon was loaded, its cleaning reveals

Ken’s Korner: Cannon was loaded, its cleaning reveals

Ken’s Korner: Cannon was loaded, its cleaning reveals News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall Maintenance workers giving a routine cleaning to an 18th century cannon at the Central Park Conservancy in New York City were startled to discover gunpowder and a cannon ball inside. Authorities were called to […]