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Lamp and glass antique auction may gather $2-$3M

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Hot on the heels of their hugely successful firearms auction that grossed $10 million, James D. Julia, Inc. is about to impress their glass buying clientele with a two-day auction of fine lamps and art glass, Dec. 2-3. The outstanding array of treasures is comprised of over 700 lots expected to...

Important art glass finally comes to auction

WICHITA, Kan. – Hundreds of pieces of rare and vintage art glass will be sold Dec. 11 in Wichita, Kan. Offered will be Wave Crest, Tiffany, R.S. Prussia, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Worcester, Daum Nancy, Gallé, Thomas Webb & Sons, silver, jade and fairy lamps.

Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show Ending After 39 Years

MADISON, N.Y. – Jock Hengst, owner of the Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show, announced today he is ending the event’s 39-year run by selling the land to a farmer after a failed, five-year attempt to sell the business. Hengst told television station WSYR he finalized the sale of 90 acres of land to White Eagle Farms...

Worthpoint marks 10,000 subscribers

This week, Worthpoint announced the number of paid subscribers has topped 10,000, a major milestone in the company’s newly relaunched business plan. The site was started in 2007 by collector/dealer/business guru Will Seippel. In 2008, the company purchased GoAntiques.com, one of the first antiques and collectibles buy/sell sites on the web. “It’s quite a...

Victorian spooners on display at Texas A&M

BRYAN, Texas –A new exhibit, “Victorian Era Spooners from the Peggy Wilkinson Collection,” will run from Sept. 24-Nov. 6 at the MSC Forsyth Center Galleries. An important part of the Victorian table, spooners – or spoonholders – served a symbolic function for 19th century society. By prominently displaying her spoons, the lady of the...