In 1905, Sidney Albert Umsted owned and operated a large, successful sawmill in Smackover, Ark. Within 15 years, the mill was the primary source of employment in the area.
An exceptional antique estate auction featuring some of the biggest names in period American furniture, vintage lighting and more will be sold Saturday, April 4, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery.
NORTHPORT, Ala. – An exceedingly rare pierce-carved laminated rosewood bed, crafted by John Henry Belter (circa 1850s) and one of only two known, soared to $201,250 at a multi-estate sale held Feb. 21 by Hal Hunt Auctions.
Thanks to K-Tea van Geel for sharing a copy of the “More on the Map” 2008 calendar from her new home in western Massachusetts. Each month, this calendar from Florence Savings Bank features antique postcards of local communities like South Deerfield, Hatfield, Williamsburg, Hadley, Amherst, Belchertown, and Granby
A packed Bonhams saleroom in Knightsbridge saw 120 lots from the iconic Café Royal go under the hammer at Bonhams. The bidders were largely private individuals who had memories of celebrations at the Café Royal or some other personal link.
Welcome to Mar-a-Lago, a historic property on 20 acres with a pedigree and undoubtedly the premier piece of Palm Beach real estate. Just like Donald Trump, Mar-a-Lago is over the top and bigger than life.
A collection of more than 35 pieces of John Henry Belter furniture, including a rare pierce-carved laminated bed (one of only two known), will be sold by Hal Hunt Auctions. The only other known example of the bed is on display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.
As Pensacola celebrates its 450th anniversary, there’s no better time to discover the historic side of Pensacola and seek unique finds and bargains.
A gorgeous antique mahogany winged griffin two-piece parlor suite, crafted in the 1880s by R.J. Horner, soared to $10,450 at a multi-estate sale held Jan. 1 by Hal Hunt Auctions.
Welcoming the future, in the form of a new calendar year, has always brought with it reflections on the past and hopes for what the future will bring.