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March Mania takes over spring Pier 94 Antiques Show

NEW YORK — The aisles are packed, the atmosphere charged. It’s a hot shopping party and everyone is in on the action. Newlyweds are spotted purchasing a 12-foot long industrial table. (Are they thinking family, or what?) Is that a celebrity checking out the leaded glass Tiffany lamps?

Antique lamps, art glass light up Julia’s final auction of 2009

FAIRFIELD, Maine — The auction firm of James D. Julia ended their 2009 auction season with a bang. As part of a three-day auction event, Julia’s combined the efforts of Julia’s advertising, toy and doll division head Andrew Truman and glass and lamp department head Dudley Browne in an outstanding array of quality antiques.

If you’re into 20th century design …

then you’ll probably want to check out Heritage Auction Gallery’s June 4 auction offerings at, where the press release boasts ” a wide selection of American Modernism, with work by names like George Nakashima, Harry Bertoia, KEM Weber, Gilbert Rohde and Donald Deskey as well as examples of American Arts & Crafts up through...