Tag Archives: Thomas Edison

Publisher's Corner: January 2017

Publishers Corner: January 2017

Let there be light! By Maxine Carter-Lome It was New Year’s Day 1880 and visitors were flocking to Menlo Park, New Jersey to see Thomas Edison’s newest invention – the electric light. As the “New York Herald” reported that day, “Extra trains were run from east and west, and notwithstanding the stormy weather, hundreds of […]

What's Selling on eBay: May 2016

What's Selling on eBay: May 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $363 (21 bids): Plique a Jour Antique Silver 925 Scoop This antique Plique a Jour scoop is in very good condition. Royal shades of purple, blue, red, green and yellow adorn this beautifully crafted sterling utensil. It measures approximately 4 1/2 inches long x 1 1/8 inches at the […]