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Lawn Art: The Oft-Overlooked Value in Estates (6/20/13)
Pink flamingosIn American popular culture, the kitsch surrounding pink flamingo lawn ornaments appears universal. Mention such ornaments and visions of trailer … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Arcade Cast Iron Farm Toy, Uncle Sam & Hitler Button (5/24/13)
Arcade’s cast iron corn planter Model #4220QUESTION: I own an cast iron, Arcade blue corn planter toy. I acquired it as part of a boxed lot … More >>


Steve Santini: A Collector of Things from the Dark Side (5/23/13)
steve (1 of 1)Steve Santini. Does the name ring a bell? From the moment I first saw him on TV, I had me a … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Firebacks (6/21/10)
A Colebrookdale fireback, circa 1763. An18th-century originals can sell for more than $3,500. In Colonial times, homes were heated by fire in stone or brick fireplaces. Normally, a great deal of heat … More >>


Trivets of Cast Metal (10/4/08)
What is the difference between Cast Iron and Wrought Iron? Cast iron objects are created from molten metal that has been poured into a mold and allowed to harden. In contrast, wrought iron items are individually created by bending pieces of hot, malleable iron. More >>


Antique cast iron wall mounting candle or latern holder (7/22/08)
This is a 19th century item that I bought from an estate sale. I have gone online to see if anything resembles this candle/latern holder. Some items I have seen resemble and are in the $800.00-1,000 range. My candle/latern holder swivels. More >>