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New National Capital Winter Antiques Show Postponed
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Washington, DC-based promoter Armacost Antiques Shows has announced that its new antiques event, The National Capital Winter Antiques Show, has been postponed until 2008. The inaugural show had been scheduled to take place November 30-December 2, 2007. New dates, location, and other details will be released in the near future. More ... (Read More)

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Antique Duck, Goose Decoys Break $1 Million Barrier in Private Sale
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According to a press release from Stephen O’Brien, Jr. Fine Arts of Boston, the firm sold two antique decoys, a duck and a goose, on September 20 for a record-setting $1.13 million each in a private sale. The decoys were both made by carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1954) of East ... (Read More)

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Inlaid Cherry Dressing Table Brings $130,900
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An inlaid Kentucky cherry dressing table sold for $130,900 (includes buyer's premium) to Richmond, Virginia, dealer Bob Crawford of R.E. Crawford Fine Art and Antiques, who was bidding on behalf of a client. The table was part of the July 6 auction at the Mark Mattox auction facility in Carlisle, ... (Read More)

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Walter Emerson Baum Painting Sets New Auction Record
by Karl H. Pass

Alderfer Auction & Appraisal, Hatfield, Pennsylvaniaby Karl H. PassAlderfer Auction & Appraisal in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, has a reputation for putting together sales of quality, diverse estate material. Its niche is fine art, especially the New Hope school of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings. Its three-day sale, held June 14-16, totaled $1,574,674.65 (includes ... (Read More)

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A Major General Auction
by Mark Sisco

Gerald W. Bell, Jr. and George Morrill, Portland, Maineby Mark SiscoIt took special circumstances to drag Maine auctioneer George Morrill out of retirement. "Just some special stuff like this," he said, of the single-owner estate sale he brought to market on June 1 and 2. He teamed up with auctioneer ... (Read More)

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Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenFor 36 years the Brandywine River Museum has ushered in the Memorial Day holiday weekend with its annual antiques show. More than 100 volunteers make it the most hospitable show on the circuit for dealers and for showgoers.Stunning flower arrangements from the volunteers' own gardens and ... (Read More)

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Fisher Oil Leads Antiques and Fine Art Auction
by Mark Sisco

The Cobbs Auctioneers, Peterborough, New Hampshireby Mark SiscoOils on canvas by Frank Shapleigh and William Aiken Walker have featured prominently in the Cobbs' auctions over the past few years. The same held true for their July 7 sale in Peterborough, New Hampshire, but perhaps they weren't quite as prominent as ... (Read More)

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Wallpaper, Browser, Free Software
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #225by John P. Reid, e-mail: [email protected] This month we have a miscellany: wallpaper for the antiquer's computer desktop, a new Internet browser, and free on-line word processor and spreadsheet.-Computer WallpaperWindows computers come with an assortment of wallpaper images that can be used as a background behind the icons ... (Read More)

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Wallpaper, Browser, Free Software
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #225by John P. Reid, e-mail: [email protected] This month we have a miscellany: wallpaper for the antiquer's computer desktop, a new Internet browser, and free on-line word processor and spreadsheet.-Computer WallpaperWindows computers come with an assortment of wallpaper images that can be used as a background behind the icons ... (Read More)

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The 11th Annual Eastfield Village "Dish Camp"
by Jonathan Rickard

East Nassau, New York ... (Read More)
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