What I expected to be a pleasant way to kill an extra hour of travel time was actually an inspiring visit that will come to mind every time I’m in the area. I’m excited for the opportunity to visit again – soon. Read More +
More than 120 antique dealers will converge on historic downtown Gettysburg, Pa., May 19, 2012 for the 45th annual spring Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show. Read More +
Shoppers turned out in force at the 2012 Richmond Extravaganza, which featured about 100 exhibiting dealers at The Showplace Feb. 24-26; the event drew more shoppers this year than it has in any of the past five. Read More +
The U.S. Postal Service today issued the 45-cent weathervanes first-class mail stamps in five designs featuring a photograph of eye-catching 19th century weathervanes made in the United States. All the weathervanes featured are part of Shelburne Museum’s collection: a cow, an eagle, two roosters and a centaur. Read More +
VIRDAN, Ill. – More than two semi trailer loads of country store collectibles and antiques will sell during a live, on-site-only auction Oct. 28-29 in Virdan, Ill., at the Mansion 55 Expo. H.A.S. Auction of Virdan, Ill., is officiating the … Read More +
The BWADA Fall Antique Show, which will be held Nov. 5-6 in New Haven, Michigan, will be collecting donations of money and toys for the Toys For Tots program. Read More +
Cordier Auctions has been selected to auction the Charming Forge Mansion in Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania Oct. 4, 2011. Set on approximately 49 acres overlooking the village of Charming Forge, the 8,200 square foot, seven bedroom, four bath Georgian style home dates to 1749 with a later addition completed in 1780.
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Kaminski Auctions discovered a very rare 47 star American flag celebrating New Mexico’s entry into the Union. Recovered from an attic in Salem, Mass., this well-preserved 47 star wool and muslin American flag is one of a few 47 Star flags ever made. New Mexico was admitted to the Union as the 47th State Jan. 6, 1912, followed by Arizona, as the 48th State, only five weeks later. Read More +
At the Wisconsin location, this Eiffel Tower telephone, SSN 3109, with black cords, is listed at $2,500. (Ref. #225.) Photo courtesy Creator’s Touch Ministry. A permanent location has been found for the H.G. Allen Telecommunications Historical Museum (Read Antique Trader, … Read More +
For almost 50 years, more than a dozen century-old buildings in the farming community of Scotch Grove, Iowa, have guarded a time capsule. Recently, representatives from two auction companies opened the doors of these 16 buildings to find hundreds of thousands of retail, wholesale and service items still on shelves and floors — some still in their original packaging and store displays. The discoveries will be sold Sept. 15-17, 2011.
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