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  • Nov 30 2015
  • 30 Nov 2015

Taking care of and maintaining your Mid Century furniture

Taking care of and maintaining your Mid Century furniture

By Bradley Downs

  • Nov 27 2015
  • 27 Nov 2015

Rinker on Collectibles: Holiday Memories of the Friday after Thanksgiving

Growing up as a youngster in the late 1940s and early 1950s, the Friday after Thanksgiving marked the start of the “official” Christmas holiday shopping […]

  • Nov 26 2015
  • 26 Nov 2015

The History of Thanksgiving Day, as told in The Ladies’ World, 1892

As a fans of antiques and collectibles, whose interest in history is peaked by the things we collect, we thought it would be interesting to […]

  • Nov 24 2015
  • 24 Nov 2015

The Bird’s the Word: A Look at Steiff’s Thanksgiving Turkeys

Of course, the bird’s the word when it comes to turkey at Thanksgiving! No matter how your family prepares the ceremonial bird—roasted in the oven, […]

  • Nov 23 2015
  • 23 Nov 2015

Guns of the Mayflower: Not a Blunderbuss to be found

It seems that each Thanksgiving I happen upon a picture of a somber Pilgrim dressed in black, big buckles on his shoes, belt and hat, […]

  • Nov 20 2015
  • 20 Nov 2015

When Heroes Fade Away: A Look at Peyton Manning Sports Collectibles

There is little doubt that Peyton Manning will go down in NFL history as one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game. This […]

  • Nov 20 2015
  • 20 Nov 2015

How to Remove Stains from your Antique China, Pottery and Porcelain

Have you ever passed up purchasing a wonderful piece of art pottery, flow blue, transferware or any other collectable ceramic or porcelain because it had horrible crazing or other stains? I know I have. Condition, condition, condition is the mantra that has been drilled into our heads. Only buy the best when purchasing our collectables and antiques.

  • Nov 18 2015
  • 18 Nov 2015

The Collector’s Minute: Stag Handled Carving Sets

Items we see a great deal of that is often described as “having been in the family for five generations” are stag/bone-handled carving or cutlery […]

  • Nov 17 2015
  • 17 Nov 2015

Brayton Laguna set the Trend in Early Southern California Pottery

“In view of its innovation and influence, Brayton Laguna Pottery ranks as one of the foremost companies in the history of Southern California pottery.” Thus […]

  • Nov 17 2015
  • 17 Nov 2015

Rinker on Collectibles: Who Defines a Decade?

During a recent episode pf my radio program, “WHATCHA GOT?,” I interviewed Eric Bradley, author/editor for several KP/Krause Publications titles, including the “Antique Trader’s Antiques […]