Found 29 articles matching Antiquities category.
  • Jul 13 2017
  • 13 Jul 2017

Machine Age Design

One of the offshoots of early 20th Century Interior design is the “Machine Age” style, a term first used Circa 1927 in the New York […]

  • Jul 12 2017
  • 12 Jul 2017

Buying and Selling at the “Mother of all Antique Flea Markets”

Three times a year, the town of Brimfield, Massachusetts is transformed from a very typical New England historic village town, into a gigantic antiques flea […]

  • Jul 12 2017
  • 12 Jul 2017

July 2017 Auction Report

    Welcome back…  The number of advertised specialty auctions has dropped precipitously for the end of July through August. Most of what I’m seeing […]

  • Jul 12 2017
  • 12 Jul 2017

My Recent Buy–Terry and the Pirates Tattoo Transfers

“My Recent Buy” will be a regular feature in The Insider.  What did you buy recently that brings a smile to your face?  Share the […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

Pathfinder of the Seas

My wife and I have downsized twice in the past eleven years, and I have chosen to curtail my collecting hobby. Sometimes, though, I encounter […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

What Does a Museum Want?

  Want to see your collection in a museum? It’s possible, maybe. A piece of an old flag, a ceramic cup and saucer, gilded silverware, […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

From the Worthologists’ Files: A Feudal Oak Set by Jamestown Lounge Company

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all items […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Proves He’s Still the Sultan of Swat

“Curse of the Bambino” Despite having retired from baseball more than 82 years ago, George Herman “Babe” Ruth is proving he is still the Sultan […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

From the Worthologists’ Files: 19th Century Brass Bed by Simmons

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

Selling a White Elephant (or a HUGE Horse)

  I was driving through our town recently on a Saturday morning, and saw a very Norman Rockwellian scene.  In a residential neighborhood of side […]