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Americana auction offers more than 2,000 lots - Holabird Western Americana Collections' upcoming Americana auction, planned for Aug. 24-26, marks the start of a summer-fall-winter season brimming with a number of major collections.

2018 Favorite Finds Contest tempts with big prizes The Grand Prize winner will also receive a selection of furniture care and restoration products from long-time Antique Trader supporter Howard's Products valued at $75. The prize package includes handy products including Howard's Restor-A-Finish, Butcher Block Conditioner, Leather Conditioner, and Stainless Steel Cleaner.

The Religious Experience of Antiques Roadshow Could you own something just as surprisingly valuable? These questions keep Antiques Roadshow viewers coming back for more week after week. The show, which portrays professional appraisals of people's random antiques, has been running in the United States since it spun off from a similar British series in 1997.

Music legend Sir Rod Stewart's putting some of his antiques and furniture up for sale If you're a fan of Sir Rod Stewart - and have a bit of spare cash - the opportunity's come up to bid for thousands of pounds worth of his possessions. The legendary singer is having a clear out of his home, with items going under the hammer at Sworders Auctioneers in Stansted Mountfitchet on the Herts / Essex border next month.

The Warwick Cabinet at The Bowes Museum: Shopping for Antiques in Two Centuries This is a longer than usual blog-post; it derives from my recent research on objects at The Bowes Museum and the history of the antiques trade.

Buyers forage for hidden gems at Beccles Antiques Street Market Beccles Antiques Street Market returned to the town on Sunday, August 12, attracting a host of interested buyers looking to unearth a hidden gem or two. Now in its ninth year, the event features a variety of general and specialist dealers selling collectables including silver, jewellery, furniture and vintage clothing.

The Buck Stops Here: House hunting with downsizing in mind Our first buyer couldn't get mortgage approval. After tying our house up for 30 days, their contract fell through and the backup offer took priority. While couple #2 were applying for their financing, we had yet another offer come in and take back up position.

Vintage Tupperware is making a comeback with collectors Avid collectors say they marvel at the clean designs and functionality of Tupperware. Earl Tupper's innovative method for molding plastic into clean, modern designs has landed vintage Tupperware in museums.

Antiques Road Trip is coming to Folkestone Antiques Road Trip is coming to Folkestone. The much-loved BBC One show will be visiting Kent Auction Galleries in Highfield Estate for an open auction on Saturday, September 1.

Antiques galore at Baytree this weekend This weekend marks the return of the popular Antique and Vintage Fair at Baytree Garden Centre in Weston - with the biggest amount of goods on offer to date. Iain Anderson, owner of 3 Pieces of Eight Antiques at the centre, has helped organise the event, welcoming traders and the public alike to attend.

OUT NOW! Find out what's inside the September issue of Antique Collecting The latest issue of Antique Collecting is out now! Find out what's inside another packed issue - from early oak to glam rock posters!

Rod Stewart is selling his stash of antiques in Essex The Maggie May singer, who was knighted at Buckingham Palace in October 2016, is selling property locally in Essex and, in need of a good old fashioned sort out, approached the Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers in Stansted Mountfitchet with his collection of antique and decorative furnishings.

"It Really Works!": The New Orleans Antiques Forum celebrates objects of everyday life 3 gathered antiques experts, collectors, aficionados, as well as the event's sponsors, to celebrate the 2018 New Orleans Antiques Forum, presented by the museum. The theme for the 11th annual forum was "It Really Works!

Legendary Private Collection Glenlivet single malt in Glasgow sale A legend of the world of single malt Scotch whiskies, the Private Collection Glenlivet 1943, aged for 70 years, goes under the hammer at a Glasgow auction house this week. One of the rarest Scotch whiskies ever bottled, the unique spirit has an auction estimate of between £30,000 and £40,000.

Auction Preview: Fine Art, Antiques and Estate Jewelry at Kodner Galleries Inc., Dania Beach, Aug 16 What: Fine Art, Antiques and Estate Jewelry. Where: Kodner Galleries Inc., 45 S Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA. When: August 16. Top lots of the sale:. - Hans Zatzka, Austrian Oil on Canvas "An Allegory Of Love". Signed lower right, inscribed en verso.

Stuart Devlin silver collection set to sparkle in sale A single owner collection of works by renowned silversmith Stuart Devlin will go under the hammer in Surrey in October, with estimates ranging from £100 to £6,000. The private collection of over 80 lots includes a large collection of Devlin's distinctive and collectable 'surprise eggs' plus a complete set of the Christmas boxes.

Auction Preview: World Art, Antiques at Carstens Galleries, Boca Raton, Aug 16 What: World Art, Antiques. Where: Carstens Galleries, 3500 NW Boca Raton Blvd. Suite 506, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States. When: Aug 16, 3:00 AM IST. Top Lots of the Sale:. - "Image of Adolf Hitler" - Carved wood plaque, was executed and signed by Mr.

Discover antique campaign furniture Repro campaign chests with brass handles grace the window displays of Ralph Lauren, while new, cutting-edge designs are inspired by the nifty techniques of original campaign pieces.

Fancy Iron Flea Market takes over end of Iron Street with antiques, iron ore tribute The Fancy Iron Flea Market took over the end of Iron Street. With 12 local vendors, prospective buyers had their fair share of art, refurbished furniture, antiques, and much more. Additionally there was a tribute booth to the Iron Ore Industry, connecting Negaunee's love of antiques and iron ore history.

Settle actor opens antiques business AN ACTOR from Settle has turned his passion for all things antique into a business venture. Bretten Lord is one of the two men behind Lords Antiques and Salvage in Ingleton. Housing 65 traders as well as a new salvage yard selling flagstones, cobbles and other reclaimed items, the new establishment opened its doors on Sunday.

UK's weirdest museums are oddly inspirational Keeping youngsters entertained during the summer holidays can always be something of a challenge, so collecting expert Paul Fraser presents seven of the UK's weirdest museums that will ignite their passion for the highly unusual. Cramped. Noisy.

Bonhams oak auction highlights its enduring appeal Bonhams oak auction takes place next month, with The Oak Interior sale once again highlighting the enduring appeal of period oak furniture and its timeless character and sense of history.

This Old Thing: Buyers fastidious for art and antiques It's 23 centimetres in diameter. I'd love to know its story. Mary, Montreal. I recently acquired this piece at a thrift store auction for $75. It is a large fruit bowl, 12.7 centimetres tall with a diameter of 33.5 cm. It has a floral pattern of carved glass overlay over frosted glass - possibly called cameo art glass.

Statement Jewelry: The hardest part is choosing what to say When it comes to statement jewelry, a pin or a brooch is just a little thing, but it can say a lot. It can reflect one's mood, or one's passion for a hobby.

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