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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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  • Spotlight on Arts and Crafts

    A recent sale offered everything needed to recreate an Arts and Crafts room. The movement brought simple lines and natural hues to 1930s home décor. Reds and olive greens were popular. This lamp with a green pottery base and a green textured glass shade is a perfect accessory. See more photos of accessories and their prices.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Loving Limoges Chargers

    Limoges chargers are decorative despite being destined to sit beneath another plate. Nature scenes are common, as are still lifes like this fruit basket. To see more plates and prices, charge over to our article.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Coca-Cola Advertising Sells

    Advertising is designed to catch the eye and Coca-Cola’s signature red logo is recognizable all over the world. This 1954 cardboard sign features crooner Eddie Fisher, star of “Coke Time.” Take a refreshing break and see pictures and prices of Coke advertising.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Colorful Early American Treasures

    Paint was a way to both protect the wood and provide color. This painted, 19th century pine blanket box, still vibrant, was one of several pieces attracting interest at a recent sale. More examples of painted "American country" furniture await.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Comic Books are a Marvel

    Comic books are earning grown-up prices but condition matters. This 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 comic book introducing Spider-Man fetched more than six figures! Swing over for prices and more photos.

     

     

     

     

     

  • American Art Pottery

    The popularity of finely crafted ceramics continues. This Owens Henri Deux umbrella stand is just the item for a rainy day. See photos and prices.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Presidential Collectibles

    Presidential lifestyle, pets and even legends were often portrayed in collectibles. To see President Warren G. Harding’s dog depicted on a Laddie Boy doorstop as well as other memorabilia, march to our article.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • How Original Boxes Add Value To Toys

    Boxed toys attract high bids. Collectors often display the boxes along with the rest of the collection. The box under this set of Brownie blocks helps to keep them in order. Don't get boxed in; go find more photos and prices.

     

     

     

     

     

  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Furniture

    T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings was a 1950s design leader. This chair and ottoman designed by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb have the wide lines and rectangular angles that were common in mid-century design. See more photos of more Robsjohn-Gibbings pieces with prices.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Relive An Era With Canadian and Western Art

    The West was wild, but the artifacts and artwork from that area show a rustic charm. For a look at such items as this 1934 Saskatchewan Parks radiator badge, a figural beaver on a log with the monogram SNR, mosey on over to the article.

     

     

     

     

     

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