Few baseball fans would argue but that there is a certain fresh smell about a new baseball– sort of a clean, earthy smell. But without that piece of lumber called a bat, the ball would be no more to the game than a meaningless sphere orbiting through the air as it is tossed from...
Long before the secessionist movement to establish the political independence of the South, Southerners were engaged in a war for cultural independence.
While hats may not have the fashion status they once did, some of the classic examples from the past still enjoy some popularity today.
Over the centuries, humankind has developed the prosperity to tease, torment, titillate and please its taste buds with all manner of edibles.
In the summer of 1869, Dr. William G. Pool of Elizabeth City, N.C., took his family to the seashore for a few weeks. The place he chose was a small resort called Nag’s Head. It lay on one of the long sand banks separating the ocean from the coast of North Carolina.
If, while browsing in a flea market, antique shop or junk store, you may happen upon a small figural item with a hollow back and a tiny hole somewhere in the front. It might have the face of a human or animal.
Every collector should be constantly alert for fakery and reproductions within his category of collecting. However, many collectors mistakenly assume that an object is reproduced, faked or copied only after it has become classified as an antique or collectible.
Some of the best things at the Kentucky Derby are absolutely free.
During the latter part of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, iceboxes were regarded as an item of furniture.
Are you a phillumenist? You could be and not even be aware of it.