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The Great Restoration Debate: Should You Rebind or Recover Your Collectible Books?
spinesBook restoration can make a damaged book look much better, but it is expensive. Restoration is a sound decision for a family heirloom, like an 18th-century bible filled with generations of genealogical information, and it can improve the shelf appeal and durability of a treasured … more >>
 
Auction House seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction
babe ruth auctionBabe Ruth. No other name in all of sports, or Americana, for that matter, can transcend generational divides the way he does. It seems that no matter when one was born, chances are, you are at least familiar with the name if not intimately aware … more >>
 
The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver
Adrien von Ferscht, www.chinese-export-silver.com中國出口銀器: 琺瑯的復興現象 The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a correct assumption. However, cloisonné, as a technique, finds its roots back in the 13-century B.C. Mycenaean era and the Mediterranean—or at least the earliest known … more >>
 
7-Foot-Tall Stainless Steel Popeye could Rake in $25 million worth of Spinach
popeye profileNEW YORK – “I yam what I yam.” And what he is a seven-foot-tall metallic sculptural representation the of the American pop culture icon, Popeye. Considered artist Jeff Koons’ most accomplished and major work of recent years, “Popeye” will be among the offering at the Sotheby’s … more >>
 
 
 
 
WorthPoint adds Book on Chinese Export Silver & Marks to its Online Library
WorthPoint has announced that it has just added Adrien von Ferscht’s important book, …
8-Year-Old WorthPoint Fan Gives Antique Valuations at the Topanga Vintage Market
ATLANTA – 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as “America’s Youngest Picker,” will be giving …
7-Foot-Tall Stainless Steel Popeye could Rake in $25 million worth of Spinach
NEW YORK – “I yam what I yam.” And what he is a seven-foot-tall …
Just What the Doctor Ordered: Original Manuscripts of Medical Recipes
LONDON – Advances in modern medicine make it very hard to imagine a …
Annual ISA Summer Conference to Focus on Scholarship and Business Development
CHICAGO – Author and gallery director Michael Findlay will deliver the keynote address …



The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver
Adrien von Ferscht   by
Adrien von Ferscht
East Indiaman Ship中國出口銀器: 格拉斯哥的聯系 There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might think, apart … more >>
 
Orson Welles Auction offers Insight to Famed Actor & Director
Allan Maurer   by
Allan Maurer
wells with cameraWant to see the world the way legendary movie actor and director Orson Welles did when he shot home movies? Someone will … more >>
 
Non-Profits Turn to Antique Appraisal Days for Fundraising Help
Gregory Watkins   by
Gregory Watkins
riflesThe folks in Catskill, N.Y., had been looking for a new kind of fundraiser augment their school district’s ever-tightening budget. Their new … more >>
 
Guernsey’s Guitar Auction Could Rewrite Investment Guitar Market Thinking, Prices
Wayne Jordan   by
Wayne Jordan
photo 3 1930 Martin OM-45In 1933, struggling 22-year-old musician Leonard Slye needed a guitar. He found one at a California pawn shop and paid $30 for … more >>
 
Radar O’Reilly’s Teddy Bear from ‘M*A*S*H’ TV Show Hammers for $14,000
Rebekah Kaufman   by
Rebekah Kaufman
RadarWhen a “national treasure” prop or costume from an iconic Hollywood movie or television show becomes available at auction, it can make … more >>
 
 
The Great Restoration Debate: Should You Rebind or Recover Your Collectible Books?
Book restoration can make a damaged book look much better, but it is …
Auction House seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction
Babe Ruth. No other name in all of sports, or Americana, for that …
The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver
中國出口銀器: 琺瑯的復興現象 The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art …
The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver
中國出口銀器: 格拉斯哥的聯系 There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, …
Orson Welles Auction offers Insight to Famed Actor & Director
Want to see the world the way legendary movie actor and director Orson …


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