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Estate Executors’ Headaches: Shelves and Shelves Full of Books (9/6/13)
1 books on shelvesFrom the time I was a college student, I’ve been a collector of books. Well, not a collector exactly; more … More >>


The Auction that Launched the Antiques Trade (9/3/13)
BlenheimPalaceThe antiques business began in July, 1886. At least, that’s the claim made by author Jonathan Gash in his book “Paid … More >>


Items from the Estate of Swedish Count & Countess to Headline Elite Decorative Arts Sale (8/5/13)
Edward PerseusBOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Around 150 lots from the estate of Count and Countess Claes-Eric de Lewenhaupt of Sweden—including 19th-century … More >>


Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Connor McCrory, the 8-Year-Old Picking Prodigy (8/2/13)
connor-4In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis has a delightful conversation with 8-year-old Connor McCrory, who is a … AudioPlayer.embed("audioplayer_1", {soundFile:"aHR0cDovL3d3dy53b3J0aHBvaW50LmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxMy8wOC9XUC0xNDMuLUNvbm5vci1mb3ItV29ydGhwb2ludC5tcDM"}); More >>


Antique & Collectible Hand Tools often make for Estate Sale Windfalls (7/18/13)
planeThe big white canopy tent was erected overnight. It sat on the parking lot of a shopping mall, close to … More >>


How to Sell Your Antiques, Collectibles and Vintage Items (7/1/13)
il_fullxfull.268294122Most antique dealers and collectors find that there comes a point when the need arises to sell a few items. … More >>


Lawn Art: The Oft-Overlooked Value in Estates (6/20/13)
Pink flamingosIn American popular culture, the kitsch surrounding pink flamingo lawn ornaments appears universal. Mention such ornaments and visions of trailer … More >>


Complete Contents of West Stockbridge, Mass., English Country Estate to sell at Fontaine’s (6/12/13)
This carved R. J. Horner oak nine-tube grandfather clock, standing 120 inches tall, with movement by Westminster & Whittington, is expected to bring between $50,000 and $75,000 at a cataloged antique auction scheduled for Saturday, June 21, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The entire contents of Somerset, an extraordinary English country estate manor located in West Stockbridge, Mass., will … More >>


America’s Early Antique Stores: When did the Industry begin in Earnest in the U.S.? (6/4/13)
Photo 4 Golden Gallery first floor 2Having lunch with friends from the U.K., we discussed our afternoon spent browsing through antique stores. “Why aren’t there more … More >>


Estate Executors’ Headaches: Finding Value in a Collection (5/20/13)
matchbooksWe are a society of collectors. From bottle caps to art to old newspapers, our collections fill the closets and … More >>


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