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Sale Reports

You will find hundreds of sale reports with color pictures, descriptions, prices, and an explanation of what influences the highs or lows. For everything from toys to formal furniture, glass, pottery, silver and more, get the low-down on items both unique and useful. The sales reports give the history of factories and items, as well as prices. They will help you discover the value of your piece. Read bits of advice and tricks from how to find expensive antiques at bargain prices to why you need a bungee cord at a flea market.


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  • Cast iron faux bois garden bench
    Rustic Benches Spice Up Gardens

    Vintage, ornate cast-iron, stone and wooden garden furniture, like this cast-iron bench with a grapevine decoration, are attracting interest. Dig into this sale report and read more about decorative benches and tables.






  • Rook paperweight
    Rookwood Paperweights – Fun and Affordable

    Rookwood Pottery, a leader in the art pottery movement since 1880, attracts pottery lovers. Affordable Rookwood paperweights sold at an auction of all kinds of Rookwood, including this 1922 bird paperweight. See more.






  • Vintage Tire Signs Drive Collectors Wild

    Advertising for gas pumps, globes, hood ornaments, garage displays and any and all images related to automobile tires got high prices at a recent auction. A colorful 1930s Kelly Tires tin garage sign was just one of the items that drew automobiliana enthusiasts. Hop behind the wheel and drive for more.






  • Modern Art Glass Is Whimsical, Colorful

    Thanks to its vibrant colors and organic shapes, modern art glass is garnering top prices. This 2006 carved and polished glass vessel by Lino Tagliapietra and other items were over-estimate in a recent auction. See more.






  • Boehm Barn Owl
    Boehm Porcelain – Birds, Pandas and Pumas

    Accurate, delicately crafted details, seen in this hand-painted barn owl sculpture, make Boehm porcelain perennially popular. Many are found in museum collections. For more porcelain beauties, fly to our sale report.






  • Eric de Kolb pin
    Abstract Jewelry Enjoying Resurgence

    Modernist jewelry is known for its abstract and asymmetrical shapes and whimsical designs, like this surrealistic mask with peering eyes. We show more modernist pins.





  • Lady with flowered Bonnet half-doll
    Details Set Porcelain Half-Dolls Apart

    Finely detailed porcelain half-dolls from Germany served as decorative covers. See more of the collectible figures, including this intricate, 1910 “Lady with Flowered Bonnet.”







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