It's almost Thanksgiving. Are you serving turkey? Start a tradition of serving Thanksgiving dinner on decorated plates—like this one marked Blue Ridge. It sold at a Dirk Soulis auction for $34.
Vampires are popular today in books, movies, music and video games. The collector who paid $4,700 for this vampire killing kit mustn't have thought fire or a shaft of sunlight was enough...
Theorem painting was popular from about 1800 to 1840. This is a contemporary version and sold for $81 at a Conestoga auction in Pennsylvania.
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Terry and the late Ralph Kovel will be inducted this fall into the 2010 Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame by the Press Club of Cleveland. The Kovels have kept collectors and dealers up to date for more than four decades by writing 99 books, a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a monthly subscription newsletter, "Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles," and numerous articles and other publications.
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