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From Primitive Privy Peg-Lamps to Louis Tiffany!
  • Oct 19 2018
  • 19 Oct 2018

From Primitive Privy Peg-Lamps to Louis Tiffany!

Collecting Antique Lighting – History Illuminated Collecting antique lighting is a fascinating pursuit, with many layers to it. I would venture to say that there […]

CARING FOR COLLECTIONS: Part I
  • Oct 19 2018
  • 19 Oct 2018

CARING FOR COLLECTIONS: Part I

The following is the first in a two-part series on general care for assorted collections.  Note, I am not an archivist, conserver, or a restorer.  […]

What is it and What's it Worth?
  • Oct 19 2018
  • 19 Oct 2018

What is it and What’s it Worth?

  Do you have any pieces in your collection that have a red iridescent glaze? If so, then you might have a treasure on your […]

When God Means Me Not To Own It
  • Oct 19 2018
  • 19 Oct 2018

When God Means Me Not To Own It

I buy antiques and collectibles based on a “God means me to own it” theory.  The theory has three criteria, all of which have to […]

Collect History in "New Deal" Era Travel Guides
  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10 Oct 2018

Collect History in “New Deal” Era Travel Guides

The Great Depression turned the United States inward with a new president helping families through innovative government programs. The Federal Writers Project was just one. […]

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES: Savitsky Folk Art, a Violin, and a Lady on a Dolphin
  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10 Oct 2018

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES: Savitsky Folk Art, a Violin, and a Lady on a Dolphin

QUESTION:  My husband I acquired a Jack Savitsky folk art drawing featuring a lion and lamb sitting together.  The notation on the back reads: “9 […]

News and Notes from the World of Sports Collectibles
  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10 Oct 2018

News and Notes from the World of Sports Collectibles

Hot Players Fueling Steamy Football Card Market For the first time in NFL history, every quarterback selected in the top ten picks in the first […]

The Evolution of Old Glory: The 24 Star Flag of the United States
  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10 Oct 2018

The Evolution of Old Glory: The 24 Star Flag of the United States

Tom Carrier, our resident vexillologist, has worked tirelessly on the history behind the creation of each version of the American flag as our country grew […]

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES:  Hobby Shop Memories
  • Oct 5 2018
  • 5 Oct 2018

RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES: Hobby Shop Memories

A September 7, 2018, email from Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, my good friend and sister in all but name, contained a graphic showing survey results from a […]

Iroquois Beadwork, Niagara Falls, and the Erie Canal
  • Oct 4 2018
  • 4 Oct 2018

Iroquois Beadwork, Niagara Falls, and the Erie Canal

Niagara Falls is widely recognized as one of the great natural wonders of the world. People travel there to hear the roar of the falling […]