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Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles (1/9/09)
New York Post day after electionSuperstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s … More >>


Persian Lamb: Telling the Genuine from the Faux (1/6/09)
faux-persian-lamb-jacket-with-white-mink-collarPersian Lamb is a beautiful fur. It’s warm, rather sturdy and can be sporty or dressy. It comes in different … More >>


Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question! (11/17/08)
Royal blue beaded cardiganVintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy! That is the Question! By Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto A guide on how to choose vintage clothing, how to wear it, what to avoid and WHY to collect it. First of all, what is vintage clothing? Some people differ on the definition, but generally, if you look it up, you will find this: More >>


Quiz 10-13 (10/13/08)
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Queen’s stockings roll up big sale (9/10/08)
The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings. More >>




Vice President Cufflinks Misrepresented (2/25/08)
Seal of the Vice President of the United StatesRecently on Ebay I noticed an unusual change to the official seal of the vice president, 50 gold stars surrounding the central eagle on a white background. Everything was correct except for the 50 gold stars. More >>


Are you wearing the real George W. Bush? (1/28/08)
The You look good. Very good. Crisp, white shirt with cobalt blue studs and cobalt blue, official presidential George W. Bush cuff links to match. Black tie and tux. Wonderful overcoat and cashmere scarf. Your new shoes shined to perfection. Limousine waiting. Your date is matching perfection. Ready to attend the President’s State of the Union speech? More >>


Buckle Up, Soldier (1/16/08)
Confederate belt buckleConfederate 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. More >>


The Inaugural Clothing Buttons of George Washington (11/12/07)
George Washington Inaugural clothing buttonsIn the first inauguration of a freely chosen president of the United States in 1789, President-elect George Washington appeared in  New York "…dressed in deep brown, with metal buttons, with an eagle on them…", according to William Maclay, a Pennsylvania Senator.   As would happen in decades to come, merchants saw a chance to sell souvenirs of the occasion and they would be clothi More >>


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