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Smile! Our Focus Is on National Camera Day   

Picture this: Today is National Camera Day! Vintage cameras, as well as verified old photographs, are popular today. They offer a glimpse into the past and humanize 19th-century people and customs.

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Shaker Boxes: The Beauty of Function 

Shaker containers — boxes, baskets and buckets — were simply constructed, simply functional and simply beautiful. In the 19th century, the Shakers made them for their utility, not decoration. Yet collectors love them for their looks. Discover collectors’ true affection for these modest objects.

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