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UPS, FedEx and the United State Postal Service deliver hundreds of millions of packages every year and most arrive in good condition, but damage rates for the three carriers' average between 7 and 11 percent.
By Wayne Jordan If you're gifting and shipping collectibles for the holidays, I hope you are either very lucky or very well insured. I recently shipped a First World War artillery-shell lamp ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Worthpoint
Between 1973 and 1989, the East German police seized more than 200,000 objects in hundreds of raids, according to experts and archives, and some are reclaiming the art. ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: New York Times – News About Collectors
Three exhibitions in Canton, Ohio, spotlight the work of Ferdinand A. Brader, a 19th-century artist known for his pencil drawings of farms in Pennsylvania and Ohio. ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: New York Times – Antiques
TIMEPriceless Ancient Egyptian Antiques Smuggled into Paris Are ReturnedTIMEFrance Egypt French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone, left, welcomes Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi before their talks in Paris, France, Nov. 27 ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Google Antiques
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One of my first ever published articles back when I was writing for a local magazine in London, was about a street in Notting Hill called Freston Road, which declared ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Messy Nessy Chic
Downtown Las Vegas, 1974. ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Vintage Las Vegas
Pittsburgh Post GazetteSports enthusiasts cozy up to "Ugly Teams" Christm...Pittsburgh Post GazetteForever Collectibles of Somerset, N.J., expects to sell out of all 300,000 sweaters it made this year, featuring teams ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Google Collectibles
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Dr. Virgin's Wine Bitters – Concord, New Hampshire27 November 2014First of all…Happy Thankgiving. Here is another important bitters that sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Peach Ridge Glass
Since 1986 Harrods have been producing a teddy bear to celebrate Christmas bear. The first specially designed bear was ‘Snow Bear.' We ran a feature of Harrods Christmas Bears ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: World Collectors Network
Featured: Egyptian bronze Osiris, marble of Aphrodite from Greek island of Rhodes MONTROSE, CA – In 2003, after years of producing and writing ancient-history documentaries for History Channel, Discovery Channel ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Antique and Auction News
Sometimes you just have to spell it out for him…or her! Drop a hint by adding these gift ideas to your wishlist on The HighBoy. Or, treat yourself to the ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: The Highboy Weekly
Josef Albers' Celebrated “Manhattan” Mural Could Return To New York City
For thirty-seven years, Josef Albers' mural “Manhattan” graced the lobby of the MetLife (previously PanAm) Building on Park Avenue in New York City. Installed in 1963, the giant red, white, ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: News and Fine Arts
Technical literature
Photos by author. The search for further information usually intensifies shortly after we've purchased the vintage vehicle we desire. This blog will discuss a few manuals, books, booklets, and fold-outs geared ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Hemmings Daily
Excerpt: Magazine: Color Palette, From PIN–UP #17
When PIN–UP editor Felix Burrichter asked me to put together a product-driven color story for the magazine's new fall issue, which just came out last week, I said yes without ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Sight Unseen
After a devastating fire destroyed a building in the historic Columbus Farmers Market in Springfield, New Jersey, the nearby Quakertown Farmer's Market and Flea Market in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, is stepping ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: Flea Market Zone
Australia's first victory at sea during World War I was also the first engagement by a warship of the fledgling Royal Australian Navy. The Battle of Cocos took place on ...
Nov 25, 2014
Source: World Stamp News
Today is a big day for coin collectors who are fans of Batman.Use your Batputer to visit the APMEX website.APMEX is the exclusive distributor in North America of coins depicting ...
Nov 25, 2014
Source: Numismatic News
Web Appraisal: 1920s Beaded Flapper Dress, Boa, and PurseStephen Porterfield appraises a 1920s beaded Flapper dress, boa, and purse in Knoxville, Tennessee. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW airs Mondays at 8/7C PM & ...
Nov 25, 2014
Source: AntiqueRoadShow
From his earliest scenes of Detroit in the 1950s Bill Rauhauser was a poet of the streets ...
Nov 25, 2014
Source: The Magazine Antiques
By Ben MarksIt used to be that if you felt the sudden urge to shoot something but found yourself without a gun, all you had to do was hop a ...
Nov 24, 2014
Source: Collectors Weekly
Hank Stram's Super Bowl IV ring, a 1997 Ryder Cup Trophy and a 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Trophy are among the items up for bids at Worthridge Auction. ...
Nov 24, 2014
Source: Sports Collectors Digest
Now in its 13th year, the swirling, whirling bacchanal — and, oh yes, tremendous coming-together of a great deal of world-class art — that is Miami Art Week is showing ...
Nov 24, 2014
Source: 1stdibs Introspective
Whether clerk or customer we're all familiar with the phrase "thanks - just looking" when it comes to visiting retail shops without a primary focus for the visit. However, as ...
Nov 23, 2014
Source: Antique Trader
When people say fashion should be fun, this is what I envision. Zebra on sweater. Zebra"ish" striped maxi skirt and a layer of bright accessories added to the mix. Every ...
Nov 23, 2014
Source: Thriftanista in the City
Making Your Parent's Move More Colorful: Using Color Coded Labels For Plastic Storage BoxesHelp!!! I am addicted to clear plastic storage boxes. In fact I think the obsession has spread ...
Nov 02, 2014
Source: C. Diane Zweig
It's always exciting when we add a new arrival from a Roseville Pottery pattern and we've recently added several pieces of Roseville in different patterns on our New Arrivals page. Roseville ...
Sep 17, 2014
Source: Art Pottery Blog

Shows and Events

Daily RecordSongs (and bargains) of the seasonDaily RecordThe Christmas set list includes many of the expected carols along with a few lesser-known songs McDonald has recorded over the years, including ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Google Events Feed
Hattiesburg AmericanJoin the ConversationHattiesburg AmericanThis month's meeting is at the Doll Corner of Calico Antique Mall, 309 E. Pine St. Details: 584-6422. •Meeting: .... •Event: “A Jingle Jazz Christmas,” 7 ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: Google Events Feed
December 2-7, 2014 - Art Miami Pavilion, Miami, FloridaArt Miami will be the very first time that Tim Walker will have a solo show in the US, and many of ...
Nov 27, 2014
Source: ArtfixDaily Calendar – Events in the Art World
February 1-21, 2015 - The Fosse Gallery , Stow on the Wold, United KingdomA Centenary Exhibition of Works on Paper from 1947-1996 by William Gear is devoted to his herculean ...
Nov 25, 2014
Source: ArtfixDaily Calendar – Events in the Art World

Upcoming Events

     
Event ImageEvent DatesDetail Link
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 - Thu, Nov 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Shipshewana Auction and Flea Market
Shipshewana Indiana
Fri, Nov 28, 2014
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wright County Swapper’s Meet
South Haven Minnesota
americanlegionwhiterighttexFri, Nov 28, 2014 - Sun, Nov 30, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
American Legion 4th Monday Trade Days
Whitewright Texas

Press Releases from the World of Collecting

Russ and Karen Goldberger/RJG Antiques year-end sale starts today and runs through December 29. Everything on their website is discounted at least 30%. The ...
Dec 14, 2014
Source: ArtfixDaily ArtWire – Press releases from the Art World
With a packed saleroom, TV cameras rolling, and hundreds of bidders tuning in via telephone and the Internet, the TCM Presents…There's No Place Like Hollywood auction at Bonhams New York ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: ArtfixDaily ArtWire – Press releases from the Art World
Acclaimed Brooklyn-based artist explores multicultural identity and consumerism in imaginative multimedia exhibition for our new media gallery. The Chrysler Museum of Art ...
Nov 26, 2014
Source: ArtfixDaily ArtWire – Press releases from the Art World
 
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