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Mancuso's Books at the 25th St. Armory Changes Dates
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Mancuso Show Management's annual Books at the 25th St. Armory in New York City is changing dates and will be held January 11 and 12.The show has traditionally been scheduled as one of the final shows of Americana Week in New York City. The 69th Regiment, however, has been called ... (Read More)

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Mickey in Waldoboro
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Fawcett's Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum is displaying original Walt Disney Studios corporate Christmas cards and art this holiday season. These rare cards were only given to people who did business with Walt Disney Studios. On display is original Christmas and World War II Disney insignia artwork drawn by ... (Read More)

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Reorganized Salander-O'Reilly Emerges, Sotheby's Cancels Auction, and Art Owners Complain
by David Hewett

by David HewettIf the Lawrence Salander/Salander-O'Reilly Galleries Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings seemed convoluted last time you looked, read on for the truly bizarre.A quick reiteration of the situation. A core group of creditors entered a Chapter 7 Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition for the gallery on November 1, 2007, in New York ... (Read More)

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Santa Anna's Spurs, Other Texan Artifacts Missing
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The Dallas Historical Society (DHS) is missing 21 items from its permanent collection that were removed from the Hall of State in Fair Park recently. DHS officials are cooperating with a Dallas Police Department investigation. The items include historic photographs, documents, and artifacts relating to the earliest days of the ... (Read More)

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New Show in Sarasota
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JMK Shows will launch a new antiques show in Sarasota, Florida, January 25-27. The Sarasota International Antiques and Fine Arts Exposition will kick off with a gala cocktail preview party to benefit a popular local charity on Thursday evening, January 24, prior to the show’s scheduled Friday opening to the ... (Read More)

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American Silver Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Established in Boston in 1808 and relocated to Philadelphia three years later, the silversmithing firm of Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner produced American silver of unprecedented quality and grandeur, according to a press release from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher ... (Read More)

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New Dates for VADA Show
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September will no longer be VADA's show time. James Dunn, president of the Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association, announced at the annual fall meeting, held at the Hartness House in Springfield, Vermont, that VADA would be changing the 2008 show dates to August 23 and 24. The new August date was ... (Read More)

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Carousel Horse Tops Virginia Auction
by Walter C. Newman

Green Valley Auctions, Inc., Mt. Crawford, Virginiaby Walter C. NewmanGreen Valley Auctions held its semiannual sale of antiques, Americana, and decorative arts on November 10, 2007, at its Mt. Crawford, Virginia, facility. A subheading in the 944-lot catalog noted that this sale featured a "focus on Virginia and the South." ... (Read More)

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Firearms Column
by Robert Kyle

by Robert KyleWhen a government doesn't understand its own gun laws, bad things can happen.At first light on September 13, 2006, members of Britain's Metropolitan Police surrounded the suburban home of Mick Shepherd, for over 30 years an internationally known and well-respected firearms collector and dealer. The 56-year-old grandfather is ... (Read More)

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"Success to the Railroad" Flask Brings $29,900
by Ed Pfeiffer

Norman C. Heckler & Company, Woodstock Valley, Connecticutby Ed PfeifferNorman Heckler Sr. of Woodstock Valley, Connecticut, brought 100 lots of antique bottles, flasks, and related glass objects up for bids in an absentee auction ending on October 31, 2007. Bidding was active and produced strong price results. Although one lot ... (Read More)
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