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Final Ford Sale Yields a Nugget
by Alan V. Weinberg

Stack's, New York City ... (Read More)


Target Ball Prices Take Wing
by Ralph Finch

American Bottle Auctions, Sacramento, Californiaby Ralph FinchAnother exciting installment of the sale of the Alex Kerr target ball collection took place August 8-13 when Jeff Wichmann and his American Bottle Auctions (ABA) of Sacramento, California, offered a helping of 23 items ranging from common to very nice to one-of-a-kind-and selling ... (Read More)


Washington Chair and Tiffany Desk at End of Summer Sale
by Mark Sisco

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, Maineby Mark SiscoLabor Day weekend saw two major auctions competing head-to-head on the coast of Maine. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries held a two-day sale September 1 and 2 in Thomaston, while just a few miles down the road in Newcastle, Robert Foster held his big ... (Read More)


The USArtists Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenFor the first time in the 16-year history of USArtists, the annual all-American art show in Philadelphia that benefits the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), a $1.2 million John Chamberlain sculpture made of car parts was front and center in Mark Borghi's stand. "I just ... (Read More)


2007 Vermont Dealers' Show Is Successful
by David Hewett

Manchester, Vermontby David HewettThere were generally favorable reports coming from exhibitors at this year's Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Antiques Show, but the best news was contained in this one: "I walked the floor most of the weekend and saw a lot of younger customers this year," manager James Dunn said. ... (Read More)


The Weston Show: 49 Years, with or without Mother Nature's Assistance
by David Hewett

Weston, Vermontby David HewettThe only element separating this year's version of the Weston Antiques Show from those of the past was attributable to Mother Nature. Where the setting for past shows has been smack-dab in the middle of the shining yellows and vivid reds of Vermont's premier attraction, foliage season, ... (Read More)

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The Young Collector: The Stigma of the Middle Market
by Andrew Richmond and Hollie Davis

The Young CollectorThe Stigma of the Middle Marketby Andrew Richmond and Hollie DavisThe middle market is soft. How many times have we heard that? It seems as if nearly every article that covers a show or auction where buying wasn't frenzied includes quotes from the exasperated dealers and auctioneers proclaiming ... (Read More)


Resignations Magnify Problems with Move of Philadelphia Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-CohenWhen four major Americana dealers resigned in protest from what some call the best show for Americana in the country, it focused attention on their criticism of show management. The revamping of the venerable Philadelphia Antiques Show, which is moving to a new venue, has had the trade ... (Read More)


Reorganized Salander-O'Reilly Emerges, Sotheby's Cancels Auction

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to Expand, Add Glass Department
by Sharon Verbeten

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinoisby Sharon VerbetenWhen Leslie Hindman Auctioneers reopened the doors of its Chicago auction house four years ago, success was not only on the horizon. It was expected. And with the firm's reputation and experience in the auction world, owner Leslie Hindman planned for big things. "We're ... (Read More)
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