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  • May 12 2014
  • 12 May 2014

Seven Tips for Surviving Brimfield (or any other Large Antiques Festival)

The first of the three annual Brimfield antique shows gets underway this week along Route 20 in Massachusetts, and there will doubtless be many newbies […]

  • May 7 2014
  • 7 May 2014

Mom’s Mother’s Day Gift to Her Children: The ‘Who Gets What’ Discussion

. “When I’m gone,” said Mom about a year ago, “I want you each to have back the gifts you’ve given me over the years. […]

  • May 6 2014
  • 6 May 2014

Mother’s Day, Moms and Tattoos: An American Tradition

As Mother’s Day approaches, and sons and daughters are considering what to get Mom as a gift, many will decide that the perfect gift for […]

  • Apr 30 2014
  • 30 Apr 2014

Never Pay Retail Again: 10 Tips to become a Savvy Estate Sale Shopper

Looking for something rare, collectible and maybe one of kind? Visit a local estate sale. According to EstateSales.net, there were an estimated 50,000 estate sales […]

  • Apr 21 2014
  • 21 Apr 2014

An Open Love Letter to that Big, Green, City-Smashing Hunk, Godzilla

I remember it like it was yesterday. Flashback with me to Christmas, 1979. Every Christmas there are toys that dominate the shopping season, but this […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

Auction House seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction

Babe Ruth. No other name in all of sports, or Americana, for that matter, can transcend generational divides the way he does. It seems that […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver

中國出口銀器: 琺瑯的復興現象 The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a correct assumption. However, cloisonné, […]

  • Apr 10 2014
  • 10 Apr 2014

The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver

中國出口銀器: 格拉斯哥的聯系 There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might think, apart from the […]

  • Apr 8 2014
  • 8 Apr 2014

Orson Welles Auction offers Insight to Famed Actor & Director

Want to see the world the way legendary movie actor and director Orson Welles did when he shot home movies? Someone will get that opportunity […]

  • Apr 8 2014
  • 8 Apr 2014

Non-Profits Turn to Antique Appraisal Days for Fundraising Help

The folks in Catskill, N.Y., had been looking for a new kind of fundraiser to augment their school district’s ever-tightening budget. Their new solution? Old […]