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. Read More +
It was a wild weekend at the Red Wing Collectors Society MidWinter GetTogether – a wild west themed weekend that is, and Red Wing pottery was the star! Read More +
The 56th annual Green Bay and De Pere Antiquarian Society Antique Show & Sale is taking place in the elegant setting of the Rock Garden Banquet and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 16-17, 2012. Read More +
A 30-gallon salt glaze crock with a cobalt butterfly decoration sold for $12,750 at the July 12, 2012 Red Wing Collectors Society auction. The RWCS celebrated its 35th anniversary at this year’s convention, which brought more than 1,500 visitors to the city of Red Wing from July 11-14, 2012 to buy, sell and learn more about the lines of Red Wing stoneware, pottery and dinnerware. Read More +
More than 300 Red Wing stoneware and pottery collectors attended the Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) MidWinter GetTogether Feb. 10-12 in Des Moines, Iowa. Read More +
Most of the Red Wing stoneware, dinnerware and art pottery that was stolen had been donated by RWCS members to be used for the KidsView Program that takes place during the RWCS Annual Convention in Red Wing, Minn. Read More +
NEWMAN GROVE, Neb. — Beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 8, the Community Center, downtown Newman Grove, Neb., will be the site of a one-day estate-auction event clearing the collections of Ron Wiese and the late Jackie Wiese. Fowlkes Realty & … Read More +
Whenever I hear freight trains switching or moving slow down the tracks it takes me back to my boyhood home at 106 East North Street in Abingdon, Ill., a block away from the Abingdon Pottery. Read this touching recollection on how the Abingdon Pottery factory created a lifelong collector.
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This September Rock Island Auction Company is featuring The Putnam Green Collection Part II: an outstanding collection of rare, historic, and high condition U.S. and German Military arms. The collection has more than 100 unique firearms, uniforms and holsters such as the finest known historical U.S. DWM Model 1902 American Eagle cartridge counter Luger pistol (shown here), expected to sell for $50,000 to $90,000.
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The big bats in the flask collectors league were hot during a July 25, 2011 Internet and phone auction of nearly 400 early flasks, bottles and stoneware. Among the most sought-after items in the auction were three 1840-1850 flasks from the Louisville, Ky., glass works. Lot 59, a marked "Louisville Glass Works" scroll flask in a brilliant olive-yellow color was the highlight of the sale. Estimated at $6,000 to 8,000, it hammering at $31,050.
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