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Wherever you live, its a good bet there are antiques shows and auctions coming up. A good way to shake off the winter blah's and feed your passion for antiques and collectibles is to take in an auction or show.
It will be a wonderland of decorative arts, including many lots of fine art glass, during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Feb. 8-9 Winter Auction.
The fifth annual Palm Beach Auction, set for Feb. 15-17, will feature everything from period furniture and decorative accessories to hundreds of war posters.
Everything from oil cans to porcelain and metal gas and automotive signs and even full-size gas pumps, plus a special collection of gas pump-shape salt and pepper shakers are the feature at Morphy Auctions' Feb. 28 auction.
More than 850 lots of vintage toys, including 250-plus robot and space toys lots and more than 250 character and tin toys, will headline Morphy Auctions' first major toy sale of 2014, on Feb. 15.
Fans of Red Wing stoneware and pottery are gearing up for a weekend of talks and festivities focused on jugs, crocks, art pottery and more, during the Red Wing Collectors Society’s (RWCS) Annual MidWinter GetTogether, February 7-9.
In the latest Behind the Gavel column Wayne Jordan draws on his past “close encounters with consultants” to explain two valuable tools for doing antiques business: cash flow statement and an open-to-buy inventory plan.
The Wisconsin Antiques Dealers' Association is gearing up for its annual Winter Show, set for Feb. 7-8, featuring more than 50 hand-picked dealers.