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  • 5 Hot Beachy Collectibles

    5 Hot Beachy Collectibles

    It’s hot in most of the U.S. and the beach is the place to be. Here are 5 beachy collectibles to enjoy at the shore and later, at home.            

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  • Happy #whatsitwednesday!

    Happy #whatsitwednesday!

    Be the first to guess what the pictured item is by leaving a comment below. If you have your own whatsit, our editors can include it in a future post....

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  • Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles August 2018 Newsletter Available

    Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles August …

    Kovels' August newsletter features Shirley Temple dolls and accessories, scientific instruments, Muncie art pottery, vintage Japanese baskets, and Molesworth Arts & Crafts furniture, all with information, photos and prices.          

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  • It's #whatsitwednesday!

    It's #whatsitwednesday!

    Be the first to guess what the pictured item is by leaving a comment below. If you have your own whatsit, our editors can include it in a future post....

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  • Finding Treasures: ‘Privy Digging’ is not-so-secret Trick of the Trade

    Finding Treasures: ‘Privy Digging’ is not-so-…

    With a little pre-planning, proper precautions and permission, bottle collectors can find treasure beneath modern-day feet. It’s called “privy digging.”  

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  • Celebrating Chippendale

    Celebrating Chippendale

    Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779) designed and made furniture that even now, 300 years after his birth in England, evokes images of classic elegance fit for kings, queens, noblemen and centuries of...

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  • Japanese Baskets: Woven Artistry

    Japanese Baskets: Woven Artistry

    The interest in Japanese baskets is growing. They are intricately woven into graceful shapes using distinctive techniques and are often sold with custom-made boxes. This basket is made from bamboo...

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  • Shirley Temple Collectibles Stir Nostalgia

    Shirley Temple Collectibles Stir Nostalgia

    Shirley Temple dolls were a hit when they came out in the 1930s and they are still popular today. Ideal-branded dolls, like this fully jointed Shirley in a turquoise coat...

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  • Scientific Instruments Measure Up

    Scientific Instruments Measure Up

    Scientific instruments attract buyers interested in history, nostalgia or conversation pieces. Many of the tools and devices still work, but have been eclipsed by more modern, easier-to-use technology. This brass...

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  • Muncie Art Pottery Catches Eyes

    Muncie Art Pottery Catches Eyes

    This Rombic vase by Reuben Haley was one of the stars of a recent auction featuring Muncie Art Pottery. The company made colorfully glazed candlesticks, ashtrays, planters and more from...

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  • Molesworth Furniture: Rugged and Western

    Molesworth Furniture: Rugged and Western

    Thomas C. Molesworth made fewer than 10,000 pieces of furniture, each with a handmade appearance. This 1923 burlwood-and-leather armchair has Western flair and a one-of-a-kind appearance. Mosey on over to...

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  • The Next Big Thing? Modern Design

    The Next Big Thing? Modern Design

    A Chicago auction of vases, lamps, and artwork from a famous collection of the quirky Jim Walrod attracted worldwide buyers. Included was this unique Gaetano Pesce Fish Design vase. Find...

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