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On April 18, Si youn Kim, 16, of Tenafly, N.J., took top honors in the 2014 National Junior Duck Stamp Contest with an acrylic painting of a king eider. The painting will be made into the 2014-2015 Junior Duck Stamp, which sells for $5 and supports conservation education.“For eight decades, ...continue reading
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Source: WORLD STAMP NEWS
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West India Stomach Bitters - St. Louis, Missouri 20 August 2014 OK, so we already looked at two “East India” embossed bitters and one embossed “India” bitters. Now we will look at a scarce and extremely rare “West India” embossed brand from St. Louis. This being the West India Stomach Bitters from ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: PEACH RIDGE GLASS
Olafur Eliasson Creates Site-Specific Installation for the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, which is located on the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark, is hosting its first major solo exhibition of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. Eliasson, who is widely considered one of the most influential and pioneering artists… ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: AFA News
Homes You Cannot Live in: The New Cost of Architectural AntiquesArchDailyWhat is the true value of architecture in today's society? According to this article by Anna Katz, rare pieces of architectural history have recently soared in value. Katz discusses the booming world of architecture at auction, featuring pieces by Mies ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: Google Antiques Feed
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The horizontal speedometer of a 1974 Plymouth Satellite. Photo by Bob Sekeksky. Editor's note: This Open Diff piece comes from Hemmings Motor News account executive Bradford Kosich, who perpetually has grease beneath his fingernails and some sort of injury from working on his latest project car. One of the great things about ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: HEMMINGS
The Rare First Collected Edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales headline Bloomsbury Auction's Bloomsbury Auctions' London two day Summer Book Sale will appeal to all collecting interests. Day one features a rare first collected edition of Hans Christian Andersen's ‘Fairy Tales' and an impressive collection of important Incunabula, including ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: World Collectors Network
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Bodie, California has been on my bucket list ever since I first discovered my fascination for all things lost, forgotten and abandoned. In fact, the first leg of our California road trip has been more or less centered around reaching the historic gold mining town which boomed through the late ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: MESSY NESSY CHIC
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In just a couple of weeks, large portions of the country will joyously shout out many of the following phrases, while many, many more will have no idea what they are talking about: The top artifact in the new College Football Hall of Fame museum is the Illinois jersey worn by ...continue reading
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: WORTHPOINT
Catherine Kwong Before and After
In this week's Introspective, we sit down with San Francisco-based talent Catherine Kwong. In only four short years, Kwong's eponymous firm has become a top West Coast office due to the designer's ability to make bold statements with crisp, classically-informed pieces and proportions. To wit: Kwong's design for the 2012 ...continue reading
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: 1st Dibs Blog
Yesterday I wrote about the appeal of luxury as can apply to coins.Today, I should point out that some sense of exclusivity is a good thing.In this case, I am thinking about it in relation to members of the American Numismatic Association, the nation's top coin collecting organization.The membership number ...continue reading
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: NUMISMATIC NEWS
Bidding concludes Saturday, Aug. 23 for SCP Auctions' latest sale, which includes a rare Lou Gehrig watch celebrating the 1928 Yankees, Johnny Manziel's 2012 Texas A&M jersey and great pieces from the Helms Foundation and Newport Sports Museum. Read More ...continue reading
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
Source: SPORTS COLLECTORS DIGEST
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By Hunter Oatman-Stanford On the edge of a small park in central Berlin stands a slightly oversized kitchen table and two matching chairs centered on a parquet floor, all cast in bronze. One of the chairs has toppled over backwards—the only sign of something amiss. Along the edge of this domestic ...continue reading
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Source: COLLECTORS WEEKLY
Catering to today's tech-savvy consumer requires small businesses to respond to this need with technology. ...continue reading
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Source: FLEA MARKET ZONE
Snapshot: The Las Vegas Strip, c. late 1960s ...continue reading
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
Source: VINTAGE LAS VEGAS
The emergence of Native American floral beadwork, one of the rare benefits of contact with Euro-Americans, is displayed at the Autry National Center, where contemporary examples indicate the tradition's rich survival ...continue reading
Mon, Aug 11, 2014
Source: THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES
Tips About Boxes When Moving Mom And Dad I didn't start out being an expert on the topic of moving seniors, but I confess, I have become the go to person on this topic.  Not only do I have personal experience on the matter of moving, but  as editor of I ...continue reading
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Source: C DIANE ZWEIG
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The FOHBC Moves to Kentucky for 2014 To be honest, most of us should have warm weather well before that date, but it is not too early to start making plans to attend this year's show being held in the Mid-West Region. It is certainly not too early to send in ...continue reading
Tue, Feb 25, 2014
Source: American Bottle Auctions

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