Tag Archives: North Carolina

On the Road to… North Carolina

On the Road to... North Carolina

From Atlantic Ocean beaches to the Appalachian Mountains, fall in the beautiful state of North Carolina is for antique lovers. While there, experience one of the state’s greatest cultural treasures: the tradition, fine arts, music and dance of the 10,000-year-old Cherokee culture. Visit the battlefields and other sites that tell tales of N.C. history in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare U.S. banknote from the First National Bank of Kingston (Tenn.) that was mixed in with a North Carolina coin collection sold for $2,513 on eBay, in an auction brokered in July by Trader Chris […]

Ken’s Korner: Queen Elizabeth I portrait from 1592

Ken’s Korner: Queen Elizabeth I portrait from 1592

Ken’s Korner: Queen Elizabeth I portrait from 1592 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall An oil on oak portrait of an aging Queen Elizabeth I that hung in a modest garden gift shop on the Outer Banks of North Carolina has been dated to 1592 (when the Queen […]

North Carolina Seagrove Pottery: The Transition Period

North Carolina Seagrove Pottery: The Transition Period – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2004 by A. Everette James The utilitarian tradition of fashioning both stoneware and earthenware pottery in the Seagrove area of North Carolina had extended over several hundred years by the end of the 19th century. In fact, certain of these […]