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Maximize Your Functionality: Notes from eBay Live! 2007
by Jeanne Schinto

Boston, Massachusettsby Jeanne SchintoA man in a white lab coat stands on stage, about to address an audience of several hundred. It's opening day of the sixth annual eBay Live! 2007 and the first in the Northeast. Billed as "a Community celebration" and held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition ... (Read More)

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Editorial: Jackson Parker, 1920-2007
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This month's obituary pages say good-bye to a number of people who have made the antiques market the way it is today. We'll miss them all, but it was particularly hard to say good-bye to Jackson Parker, who covered the decoy market for M.A.D. for 30 years. Jackson came to ... (Read More)

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AAA Programs
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AAA ProgramsThe Appraisers Association of America (AAA) has launched a new series of programs and publications for high-net-worth collectors and their advisors, including estate accountants, estate planners, and trust and estate lawyers. The purpose is to underscore the need to prepare for newly issued IRS regulations regarding non-cash charitable contributions ... (Read More)

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Variety Marks Farmer Sale
by Walter C. Newman

Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, Radford, Virginiaby Walter C. Newman Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals held its summer cataloged estate and collectibles auction at its Radford, Virginia, facility on June 10. The 817-lot sale consisted of antiques and collectibles consigned by several different estates from Virginia, West Virginia, and North ... (Read More)

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Changeable Weather Means Mixed Results
by Ed Pfeiffer

Farmington, Connecticutby Ed PfeifferFor the Farmington Antiques Weekend on June 9 and 10 in Farmington, Connecticut, the weather factor was good news and bad news. A heavy downpour on Saturday morning drenched the event. Fortunately, nearly all of the 262 exhibitors were in tents. But ugly rain clouds filled the ... (Read More)

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Fortuitous Circumstances Result in Recovery of $60,000 Atlas
by David Hewett

by David HewettSometimes fate is on the side of the good guys, and when it happens it should not go unrecognized.Consider this. On Saturday, May 5 Julia Hickey of the Historical Society of Rockland County, New City, New York, sent out e-mails alerting readers to the fact that someone had ... (Read More)

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Blackstone Illusions Up for Sale
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On September 1 and 2 at Opportunities Auction in Newnan, Georgia, illusions used by Harry Blackstone Sr. and later used by Harry Blackstone Jr. will be offered.The Blackstone name is synonymous with magic. Harry Blackstone Sr. was younger than Harry Houdini, and there was competition between them for a number ... (Read More)

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New Digs for Cohen and Burk Philadelphia Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-CohenThe spring show in Philadelphia, promoted by Barry Cohen and Jim Burk, will go on in a new location.When the Philadelphia Antiques Show signed up the Navy Pier for its 2008 April show, it left the Cohen and Burk spring show, which had encamped at the Navy Pier ... (Read More)

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High Prices in Manchester
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Antiques Week in New Hampshire, the annual slate of shows and auctions in and around Manchester, New Hampshire, in August, started off with a bang when Northeast Auctions sold a nest of 12 painted Shaker boxes for $209,500 (includes buyer's premium) to Patrick Bell of Olde Hope Antiques, Solebury, Pennsylvania, ... (Read More)

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New Show Coming to D.C.
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Washington, D.C.-based promoter Armacost Antiques Shows will launch a new antiques event, the National Capital Winter Antiques Show. The inaugural show, which will feature 150 dealers in room settings, will take place in the DC National Guard Armory, November 30-December 2.For more information, call (202) 537-1169. ... (Read More)
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