Driving to work last week I was momentarily alarmed when, just in front of me, there yawned what seemed to be a great black chasm.
When the March 29-30 edition of the Atlantique City Antiques Show opens its doors at the Atlantic City Convention Center, among the familiar faces to show-goers will be that Alan “Mr. Mint” Rosen, the best-known name – and face – in the sports memorabilia business.
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When the Oct. 20-21 edition of Atlantique City comes in a couple weeks, Caroline Ashleigh – Antiques Roadshow personality, expert appraiser and owner of her own business, Appraise Your Art – will be back for her third year.
It’s rare to be able to say, without qualification, that a given auction is truly a once-in-a-lifetime sale, but in the case of the Thurman “Jack” Naylor photographic collection, there can be no doubt.
When it comes to the world of antique toy auctions, there is one name that usually is the first on the lips of most collectors: Bertoia.
While global reach is the trademark of so many mega-auction houses in the world today, it is the personal touch that has led to the rapid rise of Quinn’s Auction Galleries and Waverly Rare Books, formerly Waverly Auctions, in Falls Church, Va.
Will the number 756 ever be as hallowed in sports memorabilia circles as the number 755? According to a number of industry experts, probably not.
With change comes purpose. It’s a universal truism, indisputable. The universe is in constant flux as, it seems, so are people. Change is everywhere, everyday.
When it comes to photography, technology is certainly the great equalizer. We can take pictures on our cell phones, with our big fancy digital or ultra-thin super high-tech cameras that we can slip into our shirt pockets and go casually on our way.