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Bedford, New Hampshire: Stampede Opens Flamingo's Manchester Show
by Jeanne Schinto

by Jeanne SchintoThe satellite show that Flamingo Promotions begat nine years ago to take advantage of the crowds of collectors drawn to Antiques Week in New Hampshire increased its gate this year by 20%, according to Flamingo's Tina Bruno. "I think folks are finally finding out that this is a ... (Read More)


Experiencing History: "Flyers of the Hudson"
by A.J. Peluso

by A.J. Peluso, Jr.Old paper and glass are perishable. Don't believe it. Many lithographs, newspapers, photographs, and postcards survive despite their insubstantial nature. They gravitate to attic trunks, closet corners, and little-used dresser drawers. Out of the way, they lie dormant in dry and dark places for ages undisturbed. But ... (Read More)


Green Valley Auctions, Inc., Mt. Crawford, Virginia: Newcomb Pottery Bowl Leads Green Valley Sale
by Walter C. Newman

by Walter C. NewmanIt is not surprising to learn that a piece of pottery emerged as the top lot at a Green Valley Auctions sale. It is surprising to learn that the piece in question is from the 20th century, and that it is not from the Shenandoah Valley. Such ... (Read More)


Rail Splitter Auction

The Rail Splitter, a national organization of Lincoln and Civil War collectors, is hosting its 12th annual auction of Lincolniana and Civil War-related memorabilia. The auction, which concludes on September 27, consists of more than 1200 lots and is the organization's largest sale ever of historical artifacts, documents, and material ... (Read More)


Settlement Reminder

Several years ago there was a court settlement in excess of $500 million against Sotheby's and Christie's for colluding illegally on consignor fees. The court let the defendants off easily in part by ordering the two auction houses to issue thousands, if not tens of thousands, of rebate "stock-like" certificates ... (Read More)
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