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Rumors Don't Hurt Northeast's August Americana Sale
by David Hewett

Northeast Auctions, Manchester, New Hampshire ... (Read More)


Fiftieth NHADA Show a Smash Hit, Just Like the Others
by David Hewett

by David Hewett"It's just like the old days!" marveled Judith Milne, as she watched the crowds surge into her booth and claim pieces on and off the wall and the floor. It really was. A few minutes earlier, just seconds after the doors opened, the initial flow of prospective customers ... (Read More)


A Titanic Morning for R.M.S. Titanic Memorabilia at Ocean Liner Sale
by Richard de Thuin

Christie's, New York City by Richard de ThuinA deck log for the cable ship S.S. Mackay-Bennett, the first of four ships chartered by the White Star Line to search for bodies in the aftermath of the Titanic sinking, realized $102,000 (includes buyer's premium) from a bidder who left the salesroom ... (Read More)


Poulin's Antiques and Auctions, Bangor, Maine: The Hannibal Hamlin House Sale
by Mark Sisco

by Mark SiscoBangor Theological Seminary, founded in 1814, was originally located in nearby Hampden but relocated to Union Street in Bangor in 1819. Two years ago the seminary decided to sell its Union Street land and buildings and move to the campus of Husson College in Bangor. Poulin Antiques and ... (Read More)


Presidential Coin's 77th Medals and Tokens Auction
by Alan V. Weinberg

Presidential Coin & Antique Company, Baltimore, Marylandby Alan V. Weinberg H. Joseph Levine's Presidential Coin & Antique Company (PCAC) of Clifton, Virginia, conducted its 77th medals and tokens auction in Baltimore, Maryland, on June 30, in connection with the Baltimore Coin & Currency Convention, recently acquired by Whitman Publishing Company ... (Read More)


Sloans & Kenyon: Furniture, Photographs, Jewelry, and Asian Arts Strong
by Robert Kyle

>by Robert KyleDealers and collectors of fine art, furniture, photography, Asian artifacts, Japanese swords, and diamonds quenched their desires at Sloans & Kenyon, June 22-24, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Amid the nearly 1700 lots there were rarities that commanded attention. Nearly $1.4 million was spent by 368 registered bidders.The Friday ... (Read More)


Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia Teakettle from the Shop of Benjamin Harbeson Sold for $9200
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-Cohen A copper teakettle, stamped on the top of the handle "Harbeson" in a serrated arc above a crown mark, sold at a Wiederseim Associates auction in Chester County, Pennsylvania, on June 23 for $9200 (includes buyer's premium). Cataloged as English and estimated at $600/800, the three-quart, 11" ... (Read More)


Dallas, Texas: Ralph Willard's Tower Antique Show at Fair Park
by David Anderson

by David AndersonRalph Willard's Tower Antique Show at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, June 1-3, had a nice mix of local and out-of-state vendors. Many of these vendors are longtime veterans of the same display space in this spacious air-conditioned exhibition hall in the Food and Fiber Pavilion and, along ... (Read More)


Withington's Last Big Sale at the Hillsborough Center House
by David Hewett

Richard W. Withington, Hillsborough, New Hampshireby David HewettThere was standing room only around the big white tent pitched in Richard W. Withington's backyard on Thursday morning, July 26. The nearly 90-year-old auctioneer, who counts a #1 New Hampshire auctioneer's license among the trophies won in a career spanning nearly 70 ... (Read More)

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The Young Collector: Who Is the Young Collector?
by Andrew Richmond and Hollie Davis

by Andrew Richmond and Hollie DavisWith the plaintive cry of "Where are all the young collectors?" going up all over the marketplace these days, we thought it might be timely to answer the more appropriate first question: who is the young collector?Who is this nameless, faceless entity so important and ... (Read More)
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