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18kt gold with diamonds snake bracelet

Find your favorites at Scott Antique Markets

By Jess Grimm Diamonds on bracelets, candlesticks in pairs, Bright silver goblets and rows of fine chairs, Stunning Persian rugs handmade of wool strings, These are a few of our favorite things. Once a month vendors fill two huge buildings at the Atlanta Expo Centers with their amazing pieces hoping they...

Vintage fashion treasures always can be found at Zurko’s monthly Grayslake markets.

Tech hunters prowl Chicago area vintage market

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. – After 48 years in the antique promotion business, Zurko’s Midwest Promotions has hosted a segment of the Discovery Channel’s international Vintage Tech Hunters series. To be distributed worldwide, the show’s focus is on the hottest collectibles in vintage technology. The filming took place at the Lake County Fairgrounds...

Lee & Roxanne Bernard of Lee Bernard Antiques, Jackson, WI will share a favorite at the exhibit, stating, “We have one exceptional old composition candy container that has two tabby cats, gray & brown, popping out of a barrel that we bought years ago when we had our first two cats, one of which was gray, the other brown.”

Fall WADA show gives a nod to antique candy containers

By Debbie McArdle Candy containers and their history The 19th century candy container was early packaging and merchandising at its best, designed to delight the affluent child, first with the candy and, afterwards, with the toy that remained. The early 1900s were the golden years for candy containers. The first commercially...

A working Apple-1 computer offered in a Sept. 25 auction. A preliminary, close-up video of the Apple-1 can be viewed at https://bit.ly/2obVJfr. Photos courtesy RR Auction

Rare, working Apple-1 should process investor interest

BOSTON — A rare Apple-1 computer, the first personal computer produced by Steve Jobs and Steve “Woz” Wozniak at the fledgling Apple Computer Co. in Palo Alto, California in 1976, is being offered for sale by RR Auction on Invaluable.com. The “Remarkable Rarities” sale takes place Sept. 25 beginning at 1 p.m....

An antique ice cream parlor soda fountain set was available for sale for $850 at the Scott Antique Markets Washington Court House show in June.

Antique market offers antiques for everyone

By Jess Grimm, Scott Antique Markets Washington Court House, Ohio antique market in review Clouds gave way to warmer, dry weather the morning of Scott Antique Markets in Washington Court House June 22-24, bringing with it an eager crowd of shoppers. Vendors filled many of the buildings and outside spaces at...

Jerome B. Secor ‘Freedman’s’ mechanical bank, circa 1880, American, one of fewer than 10 known examples, $132,000

Freedman’s Bank stashes away $130K during toy auction

VINELAND, N.J. – Family-owned Bertoia Auctions produced another big winner on April 27-28 as its 2018 Spring Signature Sale rang the register at $1.9 million. More than 1,000 lots of high-quality toys, banks, trains and Christmas antiques attracted an energetic crowd to Bertoia’s gallery. Hundreds of other bidders battled for favorites...