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Weston Antiques Show
by Clayton Pennington

Weston, Vermont For the 60th time an antiques show was held to benefit the Weston Community Association in Weston, Vermont. The Weston Antiques Show, held September 28 and 29, with a preview party on September 27, housed 30 diverse dealers in the sprawling Weston Playhouse, the main beneficiary of the funds ... (Read More)


Potomack’s Fall Sale Is a Gem
by Walter C. Newman

The Potomack Company, Alexandria, Virginia Photos courtesy The Potomack Company The Potomack Company’s most recent fine art and period antiques auction was held at the firm’s galleries in Alexandria, Virginia, on September 29 and October 2 and 3. The Potomack Company has settled comfortably into a schedule of staggered sales, with a ... (Read More)


Log Cabins on the Hill Antique Show
by Don Johnson

Oakland, Illinois Log Cabins on the Hill Antique Show debuted with 25 dealers offering country antiques and Americana on September 29, 2018, outside of Oakland, Illinois, at Independence Pioneer Village. For months, dealers who previewed the venue had talked excitedly about the setting of the show—acres of grassy yard dotted with ... (Read More)


The Okemo Antique Show
by Clayton Pennington

Ludlow, Vermont The calendar was no friend to this year’s Okemo Antique Show, held at the Mountain Lodge of the Okemo ski resort in Ludlow, Vermont.The slate of five Vermont shows traditionally occurs just before and during the first weekend in October, with the last event occurring on the first Sunday ... (Read More)


The Black River Antique Show Debuts
by Clayton Pennington

Ludlow, Vermont Kris Johnson and Steve Sherhag, assisted by Bobby Conrad, took over the management of the Ludlow Antiques Show this year. They changed the name, and, more importantly, they raised the quality of the goods. The two-day show, which opened at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 28, looked similar. It was ... (Read More)


Suit Filed against Worth Auctions, David Hall, and More
by M.A.D. staff

Suit Filed against Worth Auctions, David Hall, and More On June 28 the Grippi Revocable Trust filed a lawsuit against David Hall; Worth Auctions, LLC (doing business as National Book Auctions and Worth Auctions); Bid Club, Inc.; and JLF Holdings, LLC.   According to the suit, on August 23, 2017, the ... (Read More)

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Printed and Manuscript Americana and the Harold Holzer Collection of Lincolniana
by Julie Schlenger Adell

Swann Galleries, New York City Photos courtesy Swann Galleries Harold Holzer amassed a collection of images of Abraham Lincoln over a span of almost 50 years. The purchase of an autograph by then Congressman Lincoln was the acquisition “that started it all,” said Holzer, and in 1971, at the age of 22, ... (Read More)

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Letter from London, October 2018
by Ian McKay,

There remain on my files a good many items that I had picked out from the summer sales for inclusion in one of these “Letters,” some of which I may well be able to get into next month’s issue before the new London season gets fully under way. I shall ... (Read More)

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The Red Earthenware Available in the 18th and 19th Centuries in New York City
by Justin W. Thomas

New York City’s 18th- and 19th-century stoneware industry is well documented, with production that was established, and later intertwined by the Crolius and Remmey families, as early as the late 1720s and 1730s in Manhattan. This early stoneware production drew inspiration from the Rhineland area in Germany, where these families ... (Read More)

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A Treasure-Trove of Antique Jewelry at Skinner
by Mary Ann Brown

Antique Jewelry & Gemology Photos courtesy Skinner, Inc. Skinner’s sale of jewelry held on September 25 in Boston “was a great sale for antique jewelry,” according to Kaitlin Shinnick, senior specialist of fine jewelry. “Attendance was strong, both in person and online.” The auction opened with antique offerings, and they kept coming. ... (Read More)
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