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  • Jul 19 2008
  • 19 Jul 2008

Baseball Collectibles And Fun: DHL All-Star FanFest

I’m not someone who follows baseball religiously or follows a season with bated breath. But I’ve always had a love of the game, its sincere players, rascals, larger-than-life stories and its culture of creating history through attractive collectibles and rediscovering history through antiques. So shooting the DHL Fan Fest with a total enthusiast like Dan was incredibly fun.

  • Jul 19 2008
  • 19 Jul 2008

Braille on Coin a First for USA

Have you ever wondered how the blind population can tell what denomination of either paper money or coin they are using?

A prototype of the first U.S. coin with readable Braille characters was unveiled July 2 at the National Federation of the Blind’s annual convention in Dallas during the March for Independence.

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

DHL All-Star FanFest -DRAFT by Matt Kohn

I’m not someone who follows baseball religiously, or follows a season with baited breath. But I’ve always had a love of the game, it’s sincere players, it’s rascals, it’s larger than life stories, and it’s culture of creating history through attractive collectibles and rediscovering history through antiques.

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

Maxfield Parrish is the most reproduced American artist : by Erin C. Kruml

Maxfield Parrish is the most reproduced American artist and his works remain highly desirable on the collecting market. Though Parrish was a private man, his […]

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

The Classic Telephone

Vintage phones are popular for their nostalgic value and design. They’re the stuff of black-and-white movies and dime store sodas.

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

Do You Remember Yuri Gagarin?

In 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to enter space and orbit the globe for 108 minutes aboard Vostok 3KA-2 (Vostok I) and returned safely to earth. What a brave cosmonaut!!

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

Antique Hunting in Missouri: Part I

On the way home from the Ft Leavenworth Militaria Show in Kansas, I stopped at a few antique shops in Missouri. Over the years, I have had good luck in Missouri and many of my scores have been at the W.D. Pickers Antique Mall located in Platte City, MO (www.wdpickers.com).

  • Jul 17 2008
  • 17 Jul 2008

Chatelaines

The word “chatelaine” means keeper of the castle. The person trusted to have the keys.

  • Jul 16 2008
  • 16 Jul 2008

Antiques Alamo sword, bad guy’s briefcase & collectibles, rare bills not for deposit

In collectibles, antiques and art news, an Alamo sword and the personal effects of a notorious outlaw hit the auction block, a bank returns valuable rare bills to its customer, a stolen Renaissance masterpiece is sold and a distinctive Babe Ruth home-run ball goes up for sale for the first time.

Wild West Antiques and Militaria

  • Jul 16 2008
  • 16 Jul 2008

Heldensagen

Anyone know what Heldensagen is?