Modern

Mid-century masterpiece: Kuba Komet television console brings $3,250

This scarce Kuba Komet combination stereo and television was made in Germany, circa 1960. Its modernistic two color wood cabinet features a rotating top housing a 21-inch television. The lower cabinet has a pull down door revealing a Kuba international band radio with short wave, Imperial record turn table, Telefunken tape recorder and eight...

More than 20,000 vintage casino chips found under parking lot

Here’s a fascinating story out of Carson City, Nev., this week as members of the Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club are still finding (and now selling) vintage chips from the Travelodge Casino, closed since 1979. Stopping for a soda on his way home from work, Mike Olson spotted a few men digging...

Jay Jay French’s Pinkburst Project unites rival guitar makers at May 1 Skinner Inc charity auction

Skinner’s May 1 charity auction is helping rocker Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister fight childhood blindness through The Pinkburst Project. The project features 13 pink, custom-made guitars crafted by such leading brands as Fender, Gibson, Gretsch and Martin. Pinkburst also includes 12 custom pink amplifiers built by Marshall, Hartke, Vox and other industry...

New North Shore Flea coming this summer to the Chicago area

HIGHWOOD, Ill. – Just north of Chicago, the City of Highwood has introduced the addition of the North Shore Flea to its renowned Evening Gourmet Farmers Market. This sustainable vintage market will bring some 20 vendors from around the greater Chicago area to showcase their wares to the North Shore every Wednesday beginning June...

Antiques, Modern and Asian art in online sale, ends May 4

LITCHFIELD, Ct. – More than 1,000 lots of fresh to the market quality property collected from distinguished New York and Connecticut estates and private collections will be sold in an online sale that ends May 4. Litchfield County Auctions‘ (LCA) Online Spring Sale focuses on Modernism, ethnographic and Asian art and antiques, and also...