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Editorial: The Compact Market
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It's a bit ironic, but the antiques industry, what some would call the ultimate consumer industry, could get a much-needed boost by an environmentalmovement that advocates less shopping. Dealers looking for new customers in existing markets would do well to find out about the Compact and compact shoppers.The Compact, born ... (Read More)

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Fall Americana Sale Includes Paintings and Sporting Items
by Jackie Sideli

Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc., East Dennis, Massachusettsby Jackie SideliSeveral times a year the Robert C. Eldred Co. holds an Americana sale at its East Dennis, Massachusetts, auction gallery. The November 16 and 17, 2007, sale, billed as "Americana, Paintings, Sporting Items, and Marine Art," was a classic Eldred's auction ... (Read More)

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Currier Museum of Art to Reopen
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After four years of planning and 20 months of construction, the grand reopening of the expanded Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, will be held Sunday, March 30, with a public celebration. The entire first week will be open free to the public (excluding Tuesday, when the museum ... (Read More)

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The Folk Spirit of Albany
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On Saturday, January 26, the Albany Institute of History & Art will open the exhibition The Folk Spirit of Albany: Folk Art from the Collection of the Albany Institute of History & Art. Drawn from the museum's collection of folk art dating from the 18th century to the present, this ... (Read More)

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Frank Gaglio New Manager of Guilford Antiques Show
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Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio will be managing the New Guilford Antiques Show for the Dorothy Whitfield Historical Society on April 19 and 20. The show benefits the Hyland House Museum in Guilford, Connecticut.Approximately 40-plus exhibitors are planned to fill room-setting booths at the Elizabeth Adams Middle School, located ... (Read More)

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Glass Results
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Some big prices were paid at Glass International’s auction featuring early American blown glass that closed on November 26, 2007. According to a press release from the Medford Lakes, New Jersey, firm, a circa 1800 sea green Mid-Atlantic pattern-molded 32-rib vase with applied handles sold for $28,600 (including buyer’s premium); ... (Read More)

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Lalique Owl Flies
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A clear and frosted glass René Lalique owl car mascot known as Hibou sold for $47,300 (includes buyer's premium) at Turkey Creek Auctions in Citra, Florida, on November 17, 2007. Hibou was from the estate of Edgar Hoover Bankard, who was the purchasing agent for B & O Railroad around ... (Read More)

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New Managers for Columbus Show
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Rod Lich and Susan Parrett of Rod Lich Promotions, Inc. have been hired to manage the 2008 Columbus Academy Antiques Show in Columbus, Ohio, April 25-27.Lich and Parrett have promoted and managed shows for 28 years in Kentucky and Indiana. Their shows include the Louisville Locust Grove Antiques Market, the ... (Read More)

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Rare Unillustrated Medal Surfaces
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A rare medal at a bargain price. Isn't that the dream of all collectors?According to an article by Eric von Klinger in the January 14 issue of Coin World, it happened to a trader whose on-line I.D. is jonathanb.The medal he bought for $65 is a 36.5 mm gold school ... (Read More)

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New Multiuse Antiques Building to Open
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The former Calico House, then Great West Trading Center, is poised to become one of New Hampshire's largest antiques centers. Hooksett residents Mike and Karen Donnell have come to an agreement with the owners to utilize what Mike Donnell calls "one of New Hampshire's most beautiful buildings.""This is a lifelong ... (Read More)
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