Found 12 articles matching category.
  • Nov 11 2013
  • 11 Nov 2013

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 […]

  • May 20 2013
  • 20 May 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Thorens Music Box, H. L. Leonard Bamboo Fly Rod

QUESTION: I have a Thorens music box and a dozen 4 ½-inch metal disc records, one of which is “A Bicycle Built for Two.” The […]

  • Feb 22 2013
  • 22 Feb 2013

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 […]

  • Oct 6 2008
  • 6 Oct 2008

Color a Big Price Consideration with Fishing Lures

Color a Big Price Consideration with Fishing Lures

By Steve Ellis

  • Sep 15 2008
  • 15 Sep 2008

What Reel Do We Use with that Bamboo Rod?

In a previous article. I talked about fishing with bamboo fly rods and I explained a little about length versus value. Now, with that in mind, I want to talk about some reels that would be appropriate.

  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

Change of heart has dealer buying collectibles again

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Chris Lucero has a message for collectors. He’s buying after all.

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

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.

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

The Nationals

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.”

  • Jul 11 2008
  • 11 Jul 2008

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.

  • May 20 2008
  • 20 May 2008

It’s The Condition! Grading Collectible Fishing Lures

1. Most everybody wants perfection, but few have the bucks to pursue it.

2. There are grading guides for almost anything a person collects.

3. Things change and with it so does desirability and demand.