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  • 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 […]

Two Takes on the Take Down Rifle
  • Mar 17 2016
  • 17 Mar 2016

Two Takes on the Take Down Rifle

Accurate rifles can and have been built in takedown form.

  • Mar 9 2016
  • 9 Mar 2016

The Perils of Improperly Storing Your Campaign Buttons

Have you just started to collect political buttons? Did your grandfather just give you his prized collection of buttons from the presidential campaign of John […]

  • Mar 8 2016
  • 8 Mar 2016

Kutani Ceramics: Warmth with Technical Complexity

Kutani ceramics didn’t appeal to me at first. They seemed a little gaudy, ornate, the opposite of the type of work I like. Until I […]