Graduation season has begun. Many colleges and universities have reinstated in-person commencement ceremonies this year — outdoors with social distancing, of course. Here are our Top 5 vintage graduation gift suggestions that show you care.
It was the first “worldwide” manhunt and one of the oldest unsolved mysteries of the ages: No one knew what happened to the murderous English pirate after he led a deadly ambush in 1695 of a royal ship owned by the Indian emperor. Historical accounts say the pirates killed the men aboard the Indian ship before escaping to the Bahamas and then Ireland. But more than a dozen 1600s coins minted in Yemen and unearthed by a metal detectorist in New England tell a potentially different tale.
Q: I have six of these Wedgwood plates marked with the word “Rustic” on a banner across the vase-shaped mark and “Copyright depose 3” below that. They are also marked “Brooklyn, Ovingtons, Chicago” and “ Rd1474.” The word “Wedgwood” is embossed near the marks. How old are these plates and what are they worth?
Kovels Antiques, Inc., was founded by Ralph and Terry Kovel. Hailed as “the duke and duchess of the antiques world,” they have written more than 100 books and special reports about collecting. Their bylined column is the longest-running syndicated weekly column in the country, distributed to more than 150 newspapers. Their guides include the annual Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, which has sold over 4 million copies since its first edition.
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