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  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

Miniature Advertising Whiskey Jugs: Calling Card from America’s Past

If you’re a serious antique collector, you go to flea markets and yard sales, in addition to antique shows and auctions. When you’re seriously hardcore, […]

  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

‘The Night Before Christmas,’ Auctioneer’s Style

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the hall Not a customer was stirring, they were all at the mall; The prints were hung […]

  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

Fabulous Christmas Find: Currier & Ives ‘New England Winter Scene’

I was originally contacted about this Currier & Ives lithograph by email from a regular client in December of last year. She had a sales […]

  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

The Warehouse Sale Has Stopped! Quit Asking Me What Happened!

As many of you are aware, I recently tried to figure out how to begin liquidating my inventory of antiques and collectibles that has piled […]

  • Dec 13 2016
  • 13 Dec 2016

All Kinds of Smoke Can Be Hazardous to Art and Antiques

Smoke is, in essence, energy that does not burn completely during a fire. Combustion occurs, giving off heat, light, carbon dioxide, and water vapor. Smoke […]

  • Dec 1 2016
  • 1 Dec 2016

Mark of the Week – Sculptsmith’s ‘Brutalist’ Starburst Sculpture

This rather abstract, unmarked metal wall hanging looks like 1960s department store relic that one might find now in a Goodwill store with a $100 […]

  • Nov 30 2016
  • 30 Nov 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: The Impact of National Politics on the Antiques & Collectibles Business

In the 21st century, outside forces impact the antiques and collectibles business. While also true in the 20th century, the impact of outside forces was […]

  • Nov 30 2016
  • 30 Nov 2016

Give the Gift of Nostalgia

Buying holiday gifts for children has always been fairly easy. For the most part, kids know what they want for Christmas; advertisers make sure that […]

  • Nov 30 2016
  • 30 Nov 2016

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Card Joins Ranks of Cardboard Elite at Heritage Sale

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions, a major player in the sports collectibles market, recently completed its Fall Catalog Auction. Many new realized price records were set […]

  • Nov 30 2016
  • 30 Nov 2016

Auction Report: A New Gold Rush Rush, NASCAR Toy Trains and Marilyn’s Dress

Welcome back… It appears to be “crunch time” for locating those perfect holiday gifts. With Christmas just a few weeks away, auction houses are working […]