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Chest Spices Up Auction
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Chest Spices Up Cincinnati Auction ... (Read More)

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27th Summer Antiques Show Sizzles a Second Time
by Robert Kyle

Baltimore, Maryland by Robert Kyle The Three Musketeers did it again. The trio of young show promoters, known as the Palm Beach Group, convincingly confirmed that last year’s dramatic resurrection and rebirth of a middling 26-year-old downtown Baltimore event was no accident. One for all and all for one certainly translated into ... (Read More)

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Correction about Indian Weathervane Sold at Sotheby’s
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The Indian weathervane sold at Sotheby’s on October 4, 2007, to Leigh Keno was gilded, not painted as the caption suggested in an effort to explain the comparatively low price of $241,000 (M.A.D., December 2007, page 3-D). An Indian weathervane of this size sold at Northeast Auctions for $365,500 in ... (Read More)

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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 on 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 ... (Read More)

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Dutch Joinery in 17th-Century Windsor, Connecticut
by Erik K. Gronning

by Erik K. Gronning, Joshua W. Lane, and Robert F. TrentThe earliest American furniture scholars were intrigued about furniture made by Dutch artisans in the English colonies of North America. Queen Anne chairs were habitually referred to as "Dutch," and the large size and broad proportions of New York furniture ... (Read More)

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General Sale Sells General's Stuff
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Alderfer Auction & Appraisal, Hatfield, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenAlderfer Auction & Appraisal in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, a family-owned full-service auction business founded by Sanford Alderfer in 1959, fills a real need in the Delaware River valley. Alderfer's sales every Thursday find buyers for a huge variety of goods. Dealers and collectors for ... (Read More)

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High Prices Bring Out Great Material
by Alice Kaufman

Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Californiaby Alice KaufmanPrices include the buyer's premiumScot Levitt, California and American paintings specialist for Bonhams & Butterfields, called the $5,514,060 Los Angeles and San Francisco auction on August 7 "better than average, the second best ever."Why? "We had top examples of Impressionists ... (Read More)

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"A Lively Experiment"
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Book Reviewby Lita Solis-Cohen"So many people asked me so many questions about Newport that I decided the last thing I would do for Newport was this book," said Ralph Carpenter, who has been a booster of Newport, Rhode Island, since the 1930's. "I was ninety-two years old when I first ... (Read More)

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The War between the States on the Web
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #227by John P. Reid, [email protected] War material is always good. Sometimes it is hot. J.E.B. Stuart's personal battle flag, hand sewn by his wife, Flora, brought $956,000 (including 19.5% buyer's premium) at its December 2006 Nashville, Tennessee, auction, according to Heritage Auction Galleries (www.ha.com) in Dallas, Texas. The ... (Read More)

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The War between the States on the Web
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #227by John P. Reid, [email protected] War material is always good. Sometimes it is hot. J.E.B. Stuart's personal battle flag, hand sewn by his wife, Flora, brought $956,000 (including 19.5% buyer's premium) at its December 2006 Nashville, Tennessee, auction, according to Heritage Auction Galleries (www.ha.com) in Dallas, Texas. The ... (Read More)
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