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  • March 2011 – Bottle Convention
    The convention of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors was in Ohio. There were lectures, exhibits of collections—from ink bottles to battery jars to jelly jars—and lots of dealers and...
  • Wrecking Ball Lamp
    February 2011 – Art Basel & Design Miami
    The largest art show in the United States is the Art Basel show held in Miami Beach every December. The Design Miami show goes on at the same time. This lamp is called the “Wrecking Ball Lamp.” It...
  • English delft berry bowl
    January 2011 – Hudson, Ohio, Part II
    continued from last month...         I also spotted a familiar red Jersey Coffee store bin for $1,100 and a country store hardware cabinet for $3,295. An old “friend,”...
  • December 2010 – Hudson, Ohio – Part I
    The sun was shining, so I went to the annual outdoor antique show in Hudson, Ohio. The sun was shining, so I went to the annual outdoor antique show in Hudson, Ohio. It’s a fundraiser for a...
  • November 2010 – Hawken School – Part II
    I go to many shows, so to make things interesting I decided to look for the weird and unusual. I go to many shows, so to make things interesting I decided to look for the weird and unusual. A...
  • October 2010 – Hawken School – Part I
    The annual outdoor antique show at Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio, is now held inside a building. It started 25 years ago as a school fundraiser, with dealers’ booths on the grounds. It has...
  • Silver cup
    May 2010 - Miami Beach Show – Part II
    ...continued A dealer who had taken over her mother’s business was displaying skirt lifters and nosegay holders from the 1880s. Most shoppers did not know what they were. A skirt lifter...
  • November 2009 - Fairfield, Maine
    If you’ve never attended a live auction, this article is for you. We went to James Julia’s August auction and are reporting everything—from registering to tracking final sales. If you’ve never...

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