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American Indian Art, Artifacts from Puffer Collection will be sold Aug. 16-17 in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. – Around 900 lots of Western and Native art, American Indian artifacts and related collectibles, many from the private collection of Herb and Peggy Puffer, will come up for bid at the Best of Santa Fe auction, an annual event to be hosted by Allard Auctions, Inc. on Aug. 16-17. The Puffers, […]

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Former NFL Head Coach Jerry Glanville to Offer Football, Racing Collectibles in Living Estate Sale

ATLANTA – Jerry Glanville, the former head NFL coach and NASCAR owner and driver, will be holding a living estate sale on May 15-17 at his lake house in Dawsonville, Ga., offering a trove of his personal collection of game balls, bowl watches and rings, photos, trophies, tickets, awards and two muscle cars from his […]

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Q & A with Harry Rinker: Kerr & Co. Gold Belt Buckle, Howdy Doody Show Marionette

QUESTION: I almost sold a belt buckle for a couple of bucks at my garage sale a few weeks ago until I took a better look at it. The front of the rectangular belt buckle has horizontal engraved lines with a central “E E H” monogram. The back has multiple markings. The top bar has […]

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Auction Report: Gettysburg Cannon Tops Dancy-Polk House Auction

DECATUR, Ala. — An authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, dated 1855 and complete with documented provenance, sold for $86,250 at an on-site sale of the contents of the Dancy-Polk House Inn on Oct. 12. The Dancy-Polk House Inn, constructed in 1829, is one of only four buildings […]

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Buckle Up, Soldier

Confederate belt buckles can be valued at thousands of dollars – a fact which has spurred an interesting pastime – digging for buckles. While record collectors refer to searching for valuable vinyl at stores or sales as “digging in the crates,” “digging for buckles” in the southern United States literally means grabbing a shovel and unearthing a specific part of, say Tennessee, for example.

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