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  •  Are Antiques a Good Investment? Part III, 1988 – 2017

    Are Antiques a Good Investment? Part III, 19…

    The Kovels compare 1988 prices with today's prices. Wow! The antiques and collectibles market had a fantastic year in 1988, with record prices, new types of collectibles, and profits for...

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  • Sturdy Stickley Seating Sells

    Sturdy Stickley Seating Sells

    Gustav Stickley and his brothers are the original designers of American Craftsman (Mission) style furniture. Collectors value finding pieces to complete a room or even a house in turn of...

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  • Banks Worth Saving

    Banks Worth Saving

    Cast iron banks sold for over $100,000 in a recent sale. Some fool the eye like this Mikado mechanical bank. Place a coin under the Mikado's right hand, turn the...

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  • Baskets Gather Good Prices

    Baskets Gather Good Prices

    Baskets are part of every day chores. Often known by their purpose or shape, they have names like "buttocks," "lightship," "gizzard" and "egg." Hand woven baskets with original paint and...

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  • Pocket Watch Holders – A Timely Collection

    Pocket Watch Holders – A Timely Collection

    Pocket watch holders are hard to find and even serious watch collectors have just a few examples. A recent sale in Iowa featured over 250 watch holders from a single...

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  • Collectors Sweet on Sugar Shakers

    Collectors Sweet on Sugar Shakers

    Sugar shakers attracted collectors looking for a little something sweet at a sale in Virginia. The most popular shakers were opalescent or art glass. This 5 ½-inch example is Rubina...

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