Vintage Christmas tree pins: pretty and profitable

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Whether it’s ever dawned on you to pick up a holiday tree brooch while out doing your consumer-spending duty, if you do, more choices grow in emporia than simply sparkling Christmas brooches. Whatever it is you love in the world, you likely can find a holiday tree that represents that hobby – and here’s 14 of the most popular styles! PLUS: The Top 5 Reasons Not to Collect Christmas Tree Pins

Whatever it is you love in the world, you likely can find a holiday tree that represents that hobby – and here’s 14 of the hottest categories! Plus: The Top 5 Reasons Not to Collect Christmas Tree Pins Read More +

Asian decorative arts, fine clocks fill online auction ending Nov. 18

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More than 400 quality lots of merchandise, drawn from prominent estates and collections and in a wide array of categories, will be sold in an Internet-only auction that has already gone online and will conclude with live bidding Nov. 18. A few of the predicted top lots include a large Chelsea ship’s timepiece mounted onto a molded frame, with a dial signed “Harrison & Co., Montreal,” and a 16-inch verdigris green and metal patinated ovoid form vase attributed to Charles Clewell of Canton, Ohio. Read More +