Antique Shows

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...

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...

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Ohio Country continues tradition of guaranteed authenticity

WILMINGTON, Ohio – The charm and simplicity of early American country decor will fill the Montgomery Room exhibit hall when the Ohio Country Antique Show returns to the Roberts Centre on Saturday, Oct. 27. Now in its 14th season of semi-annual sales, this specialized “traditional and primitives” presentation celebrates our nation’s...

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150 years of political memorabilia in the spotlight

SAN MARINO, Calif. –  On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., members of the public can view and purchase political Americana, have political items appraised (and possibly auctioned off), and meet other collectors at the annual political memorabilia show and sale hosted by the American Political Items Collectors (APIC)...