Found 39 articles matching Uncategorized category.
  • 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

Mark of the Week: Coors Pottery

  Company John Herold founded the Herold China and Pottery Company, located in Golden Colorado, in 1910.  When Herold left in 1912 to work for […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

Rosenthal Art Deco Bargains

The Art Deco period (1910-1939) has always been a love of mine. The whole era was a time of great advancement in the sciences and […]

  • May 24 2017
  • 24 May 2017

Fake News and the Antiques and Collectibles Business

Fake news has been an integral part of the antiques and collectibles business for centuries.  While apologists dismiss it as “everyone makes mistakes” or a […]

  • May 17 2017
  • 17 May 2017

Auction Update May 2017

Auction Update May 2017 Welcome back… If you collect rare, luxury, or celebrity items, you’ll like this month’s Auction Talk. Items crossing the block in […]

  • May 17 2017
  • 17 May 2017

Getting to Know You: Danna Crawford, the Power Selling Mom

In the mid-1990s, Danna Crawford was in a difficult position. A single mother working three jobs and raising three children, she desperately wanted to move […]

  • May 15 2017
  • 15 May 2017

Adorable Woolen Miniatures by Steiff

What they are:  These woolen miniatures are universally beloved by Steiff, doll, and toy enthusiasts worldwide.  Perhaps that is because they are so appealing and […]

  • May 15 2017
  • 15 May 2017

What Exactly Are Cufflinks?

Cufflinks are an alternative to having buttons of the cuffs of a shirt. Some shirts, namely dress shirts, have holes rather than buttons on the […]

  • May 14 2017
  • 14 May 2017

The Letters of John M. Jackson–Letter 1, March 15, 1856

On one of his usual treasure hunts in Maine, our CEO, Will Seippel  stumbled upon a massive collection of letters from a soldier in the […]

  • May 2 2017
  • 2 May 2017

Top Ten Tips for Spring Auction Goers

In the Northern half of the USA one of the harbingers of spring, like the return of robins, is the outdoor auction. After a long winter […]