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  • May 26 2008
  • 26 May 2008

Manassas Antique Market

This past Saturday, May 24th, was the semi-annual Manassas Antique Market in the Harris Pavillion in Old Town Manassas, Virginia. The weather cooperated beautifully for this outdoor show. It was the first time that I had participated as a dealer in the show – and what a success.

  • May 25 2008
  • 25 May 2008

china plates

i have quite a few old plates all sizes, i am moving house later this year and am looking to de clutter. shortly i will be taking photos and loading them onto this site for propesctive buyers to view. thats all for now.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Indy 500 Driver Collectibles

You can buy hundreds of collectibles including die-cast miniatures of the world’s fastest cars, emblems, patches, lighters, t-shirts, flags and the like, but there’s nothing quite like having an extensive collection of memorabilia from the race’s greatest drivers behind panels of glass.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Bob Swanson’s Indianapolis 500 Collection

With many people planning some rest and recreation along with family BBQs, the Indy 500 stands out as the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend and this year’s event is jammed packed with festivities any race fan would love to attend.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Always a Marine: Reuniting history with a collectible uniform

My favorite antiques and collectibles tell a story. It’s been my experience that unearthing the story is more rewarding than the challenge of obtaining the item. My most recent “story” began at the Hastings, Nebraska military collectibles show in March 2008. I had just set up my dealer table and started walking the floor to see what other dealers brought to sell.

  • May 23 2008
  • 23 May 2008

Grueby Faience Vase a Multi-Thousand Dollar Piece of Art Pottery on eBay With No Reserve!

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  • May 22 2008
  • 22 May 2008

Hat Pins, A Deadly Weapon?

Hat Pins, a Deadly Weapon?

  • May 22 2008
  • 22 May 2008

The Wedgwood Portland Vase History And Meaning

The Wedgwood Portland vase has become a hallmark of the Wedgwood company and its roots trace back to the begining of time.

  • May 21 2008
  • 21 May 2008

Negotiating for Leftover Items at Estate Sales And House Sales Can Produce True Treasures

What’s your next move if there are items you want to buy at a house or garage sale, but prices are firm and more than you want to pay?

Do you walk away in search of greener pastures? Absolutely not. You make a lower offer and see if it’s accepted. What’s the worst that can happen? Someone might say “no”?

  • May 20 2008
  • 20 May 2008

It’s The Condition! Grading Collectible Fishing Lures

1. Most everybody wants perfection, but few have the bucks to pursue it.

2. There are grading guides for almost anything a person collects.

3. Things change and with it so does desirability and demand.