Gavel falls for the last time for Frankoma Pottery; auction clears out vintage pottery factory

Tough economic times have dealt a hammer blow to a classic, Made-in-America pottery. Last week a factory closeout auction was held for Oklahoma-based, Frankoma Pottery. According to Colonel Robert Hawks, of Robert Hawks Auction Co., there were 382 registered bidders at the live onsite auction. A total of 472 lots were offered at the auction, including pottery, fixtures, and equipment.
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Charles Denning Clocks: A timeless mystery

All good mysteries need good detectives. In this case, renown Royal China experts Deborah and Dave Folckemer put their sleuthing skills to work to solve a case that has been a long unsolved mystery to Royal China collectors: Why do these Royal China clock plates have both Imperial and Charles Denning markings?
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Found antiques are like opening a time capsule

While walls don’t actually speak, for a lucky few there is still a timeless story to be pieced together through the history and contents revealed in their home. I recently caught up with two Wisconsin homeowners who, through remodeling projects over the years, found themselves literally looking into time capsules. Read More +