Vintage Fashion

This tested 18kt / 22kt gold and red coral hair comb, measuring 3 1/4 by 3 inches, sold for $900 through Austin Auction Gallery. Photo courtesy Austin Auction Gallery

10 Interesting facts about hair combs

1 Examples of primitive combs have been found among the discoveries of archeological digs in all corners of the world, with the earliest reportedly dating back 5,000 years. 2 A Sea Holly hair comb, circa 1900, made of horn, silver, gold, glass, and signed by Rene Lalique, measuring 3 3/4 inches wide by...

Celebrating collectibles of manly character

According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.
Vacheron and Constantin ladies pocket watch

Noted designers’ creations in online auction of vintage jewelry, couture

First edition of John Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath.” All photos courtesy Litchfield County Auctions LITCHFIELD, Conn. – Litchfield County Auctions has announced its Annual Holiday Jewelry & Couture Auction, together with books, historic documents and coins, which will take place online from Nov. 16 at igavelauctions.com, through Wednesday, Nov. 30. Highlights...