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  • Feb 8 2016
  • 8 Feb 2016

How I Overcame my Fear of Consigning Things for Sale at an Auction

Last year I decided to get into the auction game. I had a couple of items that I thought would bring a nice return, to […]

  • Feb 4 2016
  • 4 Feb 2016

They May not Look Like Much, but “Pete” Miller’s Rifles are Beautiful

By R. Bruce Moon As the morning began to brighten, I watched the buzzards settle on the hog. I had shot the 180-pound boar two […]

  • Jan 26 2016
  • 26 Jan 2016

Bowie: Knife Of Legends

By Art Carter We want to touch it. We’d like to pick it up, admire its craftsmanship, and feel its solid weight, but it’s almost […]

  • Dec 23 2015
  • 23 Dec 2015

Circus Christmas Cards — A Colorful Big Top Collectible

During the Christmas season, circuses are typically at winter quarters preparing for another year on the road. Circus owners have always been alert to use […]

  • Dec 11 2015
  • 11 Dec 2015

Christmas Memories of My Mom, the Antique Collector, Dealer and Family Historian

Around this time every year, I get a bit melancholy. It is difficult to think about the upcoming holiday season with any sense of true […]

  • Dec 7 2015
  • 7 Dec 2015

Rare and Elegant—George Hoenig’s Rotary Round Action

By Ron Spomer Many premier side-by-side shotguns are sold as round actions, but rounded is the more accurate description. The sharp edges of the flat-sided […]

  • Nov 19 2015
  • 19 Nov 2015

Polishing Your Antique Silver: Tips for a Tedious Holiday Chore

Thanksgiving Day is less than a week away, and if you are tempted to get out your antique silver to make your holiday table sparkle, […]

  • Nov 6 2015
  • 6 Nov 2015

True Blue: Knowing the True Value of Turquoise

What’s in a name? When it comes to buying jewelry, this can be a very important question. And when it comes to gemstones, finding out […]

  • Oct 26 2015
  • 26 Oct 2015

Haunted Antiques: Do Some Items Retain Ghostly Emotions of Original Owners?

I hope that the title has piqued your interest in this article and I am fairly certain that a few of you are thinking “Okay, […]

  • Oct 21 2015
  • 21 Oct 2015

Halloween Collectibles – The Prices are nothing to Boo at

I think that most of us, at least those of us of a certain age, have very fond memories of Halloween. The costumes, the parties, […]