Lifetime Pagano ‘Rustic Collection’ to Sell in November
BRISTOL, Conn. — An online-only auction totaling more than 500 lots of Victorian carved- and marble-top furniture, silver and gold coins, sporting goods and other category items will be held in the annual Fall Extravaganza Estates Auction, beginning at noon on Nov. 17, hosted by Tim’s Auction. Lots expected to draw special attention will include a […]
Rinker on Collectibles: How Collectors See Their Treasures
During the second hour of the Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 edition of WHATCHA GOT?, my syndicated antiques and collectibles call-in radio show, a caller asked the value of a Nippon Fishing Tackle Manufacturing Co. bamboo fly/spin rod accompanied by flies, line, a bobber and other accessories, all still housed in its period wooden box. I […]
Fly Fishing with Grass
Bamboo (or cane), a grass, was the material of choice used in the construction of fishing rods from the third quarter of the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century until the introduction of fiberglass.
Like many of you, I belong to a collecting club or organization and like most, mine offers rewards like publications and events that culminate in the yearly grand event,“The Nationals.”
You Can’t Take It With You
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Six, even seven days a week, Chris Lucero waits at the door of his South Broadway collectibles shop surrounded by vintage fishing lures, miles from the nearest mountain stream.
Waiting for customers. Waiting for dialysis. Waiting for the day—perhaps soon—when his body won’t allow him to wait any longer.