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  • Aug 25 2016
  • 25 Aug 2016

Photographs from Harold Lloyd’s ‘Rogues’ Gallery’ to Cross Block at Julien’s

On September 23, 2016, Julien’s Auctions will have the privilege of auctioning the photographs of Harold Lloyd’s Rogues’ Gallery. The images, personally inscribed to Lloyd, […]

  • Jun 30 2016
  • 30 Jun 2016

A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find

It all began in April 2014, as I was conducting on-line research into my maternal grandfather’s military service on the Mexican Border (1916). After many […]

  • Jun 26 2016
  • 26 Jun 2016

Caring for Old Books: Top 10 Dos and Don’ts

A vintage book’s value can vary tremendously based simply on its condition. For a particularly rare and collectible book, the difference could easily translate into […]

  • May 24 2016
  • 24 May 2016

Eltham Palace Is Really an Art Deco Dream Palace

The 1930s are remembered by many people as a time of poverty and high unemployment. The economic difficulties of that era are well recorded, and […]

  • May 23 2016
  • 23 May 2016

Shelley Pottery’s Post-War Shapes and Designs

Shelley pottery during the 1920s and 30s was held in high esteem, not only by the retailers in the United Kingdom, but also by the […]

  • May 2 2016
  • 2 May 2016

Greener Creates ‘Wrought Steel Indestructible By Gun Powder’

William Wellington Greener’s work in fine shotguns is still visible though his “Facile Princeps” line of fowling pieces.

  • May 1 2016
  • 1 May 2016

Mark of the Week: Vance/Avon Faience Company

The Vance/Avon Faience Company of Tiltonsville, Ohio was a short-lived series of companies in Ohio and West Virginia. It made some of the most coveted […]

  • Apr 6 2016
  • 6 Apr 2016

North American Hooked Rugs: The Indigenous Folk Art

Since the middle of the 19th century, the practice of making hooked rugs have come in and out of fashion several times. Each time hooked […]

  • Apr 5 2016
  • 5 Apr 2016

Even if you Can’t Hit ’Em Straight, You Can Still Find ’Em and Collect ’Em

Creating a logo golf ball collection is easy. Adding to it takes a little ingenuity. Ask me. I know from where I speak. Starting out, […]

  • Mar 23 2016
  • 23 Mar 2016

Wine Collecting Goes Global, Thanks to Internet Auctions

One needn’t look any further than the nearest laptop, PC or tablet to figure out the main driver behind fine and vintage wine’s seeming meteoric […]