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May 2014

Antiquing and Collecting Magazine

The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle


2410 Arena Rd., Unadilla, Georgia 31091 Directions: Exit 121 off of Interstate 75 — SALE SCHEDULE — Thursday, May 8 - 9 am Field Sale, Farm Equipment, Antiques & Tack Friday, May 9 - 9 am Carriages, Wagons, Buggies, Coaches, Commercial Vehicles & Carts All Types of New & Used Harness & Collars, Tack & Saddles 6:00 pm - Registered & Grade Haflinger & Draft Pony Auction Saturday, May 10 - 9 am Light Driving Horses, Draft Horses, Draft Mules, Riding Horses, Ponies & Donkeys Sellers: Please send us your pictures, we will post them for you. This is a big help in selling your items. TERMS: Cash or Approved Check with proper I.D. All checks must be accompanied with a current Bank Letter guaranteeing funds. Georgia Sales Tax will be applied. Not responsible in case of accidents. Nothing removed until settled for. Announcements made day of sale take precedence over any written material. 5% Buyers Premium (5% Buyers Premium waived if paid in cash). COMMISSION RATES: Carriages, Tack & Miscellaneous: $0-$1000 is 15%, $1001 and up is 10% Horses: New lower consignment fee of $40 plus 6% commission. No sell $20. A new halter & lead rope must accompany each horse when sold.

Vendors Welcome Call Monte at 612-670-0114 to reserve your vendor space For more information or to consign, contact: Carriages Paul Raber 812-486-2786 Horses: Lonnie Miller 260-350-4637 Levi Raber 812-486-6197

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1,000-Lot Ahlers & Ogletree Two-Day Auction Packed with Gallé, Tiffany, Duffner & Kimberly, Fine Art and More, June 7-8 More than 1,000 lots of fresh estate merchandise – to include many pieces by Tiffany, Gallé, Duffner & Kimberly, plus Asian objects and artifacts, period furniture, estate jewelry, antique clocks, fine art, Persian rugs, mirrors and more – will be sold at a weekend sale planned for June 7-8 by Ahlers & Ogletree in the firm’s gallery at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210). “I’ve held great auctions before, but this one’s going to be exceptional, maybe our best sale ever,” said Robert Ahlers of Ahlers & Ogletree. “Headlining this event will be some really great estate items from a consignor on West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta, near the Governor’s Mansion, plus hand-selected items from Queen Anne carved and other prominent estates and figural mahogany wood collections. Everything is top bonnet-top high chest of quality.” drawers (circa 1740). The renowned 19th century French artisan Émile Gallé (1846-1904) was a master glass designer and a major force in the French Art Nouveau movement. Lots bearing the Gallé name will include a cameo art glass table vase made circa 1900, a cameo art glass lamp with butterfly and floral motif, a fine signed marquetry inlaid carved and burl walnut cabinet also crafted circa 1900, and a pair of signed Gallé floral inlaid and decorated side tables. Lamps and lighting will feature a Tiffany gilt bronze abalone and nautilus shell lamp, a Tiffany bronze turtleback table lamp, a pair of Duffner & Kimberly gilt bronze and leaded art glass table lamps (both circa 1910), and a Pairpoint puffy gilt bronze table lamp. Another lot from the Tiffany Studios is an eight-piece enameled and gilt bronze desk set crafted circa 1928. Original artworks will include: an oil-on-canvas figural rendering by the French painter Paul Émile Chabas (18691937) titled, Jeune Femme Parmi Les Plants Aquatiques; an equestrian oil painting by the British artist Edward Neale (1869-1898); and a large 19th century oil-on-canvas Ecclesiastic depiction of the Presentation of Baby Jesus in the Temple, by an Italian painter. Two other noteworthy artworks are a watercolor-on-paper rendering by Red Grooms (Am., b. 1937) titled, Corsica, and depicting five figures on a boat in the Mediterranean Sea, framed and dated (“7/24/94”), and an oil painting by the Russian-born French artist Oscar Rabin (b. 1928) titled, Champagne in Fall Landscape (1987), showing a bottle of champagne on a picnic blanket. Antique clocks will feature a Federal eagle inlaid and figured mahogany tall case clock attributed to Matthew Egerton and a lovely gilt bronze and marble mantel clock. Wonderful mirrors will include a pair of Regency gilt wood and ebonized

convex girandole wall mirrors and a Federal gilt wood and églomisé (painting on glass clock face) wall mirror, made in New York circa 1815. The period furniture category will be highlighted by: a circa-1775 George III satinwood marquetry demilune (half round) console table; a pair of Regency gilt accented upholstered benches; a fine Queen Anne carved and figured mahogany wood bonnet-top high chest of drawers made circa 1740; and a mid-to-late 19th century Victorian papier-mâché mother-of-pearl inlaid sewing table. Fine estate jewelry items will feature a dazzling 5.53-carat oval brilliant cut Fine signed Gallé marquetry diamond and platinum ring inlaid carved and burl with a pavé diamond accented walnut cabinet, crafted circa band, a lion’s head stylized 1900. 18kt yellow gold choker necklace, a heart-shaped light blue sapphire and diamond necklace, and a fine David Webb Stargazer lily brooch with diamond accents. Additional lots will include a hand-woven animal motif silk throw rug, an ivory and ebonized wood lamp desk, a signed Carlos Bugatti (It., 1856-1940) parchment and inlaid ebonized wood chair (circa 1880-1900), a pair of Neoclassical style satinwood and rosewood jardinières, a large Chinese carved stone sculpture of a standing Quanyin figure, and a black lacquered stand with chinoiserie decoration and gilt feet, elaborately patterned and styled and with Chinese influence. Start times both days will be 11 a.m. Internet bidding will be facilitated by and Invaluable. com. Bidders who wish to participate online are encouraged to register with their platform of choice up to 24 hours prior to the auction. Phone and absentee bids will be accepted up to 24 hours prior to sale. Bid by e-mail ( or phone (404-869-2478). Previews will be held Wednesday through Friday (June 4-6), from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. all three days and on auction days (June 7-8) from 10 a.m. until the start of sale at 11 a.m. (EST). A wine and cheese reception and preview will be held on Thursday, June 5th from 5-9 p.m. A buyer’s premium (on a sliding scale, depending how an item is bid on) will be applied to all purchases. Ahlers & Ogletree is a multi-faceted, family-owned business that spans the antiques, estate sale, wholesale, liquidation, auction and related industries. Ahlers & Ogletree is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, call 404-869-2478 or e-mail To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree and the June 7-8 multi-estate auction, logon to

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Features The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle by Mike McLeod.....................Center Spread Julia’s March Firearms Auction: An Extraordinary World Record. ............ p.31 U.S. Antique Shows Forms Global Partnership with Italy’s Mercanteinfiera................ p.32


Antique Shop and Mall Directory...................................... 40 Auction Calendar................................................................. 20 Civil War Collector.............................................................. 24 Classifieds............................................................................. 40 French Flea Market Finds..................................................... 4 Gavels & Paddles................................................................... 5 Name This Famous Antique................................................ 27 Name This Famous Person.................................................... 8 News.............................................................................1, 29-32 Show Calendar..................................................................... 16 What's Selling on eBay?...................................................... 12

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This Month’s Cover Story: Even though the Hindenburg was a disaster that will always be remembered, it was also a miracle in that so many people survived. Many items also survived that collectors seek, including parts of the metal support structure, silverware, bottles of beer, china and most of all, mail. Read this month’s cover story and also learn how the Hindenburg was not the worst airship disaster in history.

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Southeastern Antiquing & Collecting Display Ad Directory GEORGIA



North Carolina Hendersonville Antique Show

Alexander City



Longleaf Antique Mall........................7

Queen of Hearts.........Center Gloss, p.4

Robbin's Nest.....................................40




Gardendale Flea Mall & Antiques.....11

4th Time Around...............................22

McCormick Place..............................40

Raleigh Gun Show.............................17



Midway Sales......................................8





Antiques at Bolingbroke....................29

Bay St. Louis

Bama Flea Mall & Antique Center....11


Antique Maison.................................10


Queen of Hearts.........Center Gloss, p.4

Eastbrook Flea Mkt...........................10


The Antique Store and More.............10

Antique Village Mall.........................26



Nickels’ Place....................................10

Shops of Clarkesville.........................27



Angels Antique & Flea Mall...............9


and Sale.............................................17 ICA Metrolina Show.........................19 Virginia

AUCTIONS Boynton Beach, FL

Franklin Whistle Stop Antiques Mall........ 24 Sylva Old School Antique Mall............24

Elite Decorative

Shops of Commerce.........................28


Rockabilly Auction Co......................20



Treasure Inn.......................................33

Memories Flea An’tique Mall.............8

Ben's Antiques...................................29


Prattville Pickers..................................7


Shops of Aiken..................................32


Church Street.....................................28



Terrace Oaks Antique Mall...............32

Timeless Antiques................................9 Wetumpka

Ben's Antiques...................................29

Wetumpka Flea Market & Antiques .10




Arts..........................Inside Back Cover Atlanta, GA Ahlers & Ogletree...........Center Spread Commerce, GA Jasper, GA Jeff Dobson & Assoc. Auctions.......20 Lakeland, GA Zenith.................................................21 Unadilla, GA Southern Georgia Horse-Carriage & Antique Auction......Inside Front Cover Pittsfield, MA

Ben's Antiques...................................29

Cookeville, Mount Pleasant,



Bellaire Bluffs

Ben's Antiques...................................29

Shops of Middle Tennessee.................4

Collum Antiques................................12


Bolivar, Jackson

Daytona Beach

Ben's Antiques...................................29

Shops of West Tennessee....................5

Shops of Daytona Beach...................14




Pinch of the Past................................27

Kingsport CVB....................................6

Shops of DeLand...............................13



Shops of Griffin.................................26


Jasper/Talking Rock



Shops of North Georgia.....................26

A Touch of Mystery..........................23

Morning Glori Antique Mall.............15

Lake Park


Manatee County

Farmhouse Antiques..........................28

Strasburg Emporium Antiques..........23

Shops of Manatee County.................13




Pinch of the Past................................27

Williamsburg Antique Mall...............23

Smiley’s Antique Mall......................12



Punta Gorda

Queen of Hearts.........Center Gloss, p.4



Shops of Punta Gorda........................15




Peachtree Antique Centre..................27

Lakewood 400 Antiques Market.......18

Shops of Sarasota..............................13


North Georgia Potter's Festival.........17

St. Petersburg

Jere’s Antiques..................................25

Scott’s Antique Market......................16

Shops of St. Petersburg.....................14

Pinch of the Past................................27



400 Mile Sale.....................................18

Shops of Senoia.................................31




Fontaines Auction......Center Gloss, P.4 Flatrock, NC Richard Hatch.....................Back Cover Mayodan, NC Meeks Auction...................................21 Bouckville, NY Mohawk Arms.........Inside Back Cover Fairfield, ME James Julia Auctions.........................20 Liberty, SC Opportunities Auction.......................21

Asheford Institute.....................................9 Deborah Abernethy................................40 Mark Thompson Coins..........................40 R.S. Goldberg Sterling Flatware............15 SE School of Auctioneering...................20 Silver Queen...........................................40 Table Settings Shopping Mall................40


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French Flea Market Finds by Corey Amaro He scored. Lucky. French Husband came home with an abandon 1800s hand engraving. “Where?” I squealed. “On the side of the dumpster.” Smiling ear to ear he added, “Do you like it?” Oh, I like to think I have trained him well, but he prefers to think he knows me better. ---------------Corey Amaro is an American living in the south of France. Her blog (Tongue in Cheek, Living in France & French Antiques, The way I see it) can be read at Her email address is coreyamaro@aol. com. (Photo, courtesy of Corey Amaro.)

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Middle Tennessee is a veritable haven for antiques shoppers. Watertown is home to Jim’sAntiques, at 312 Public Square, plus six other antiques shops. Jim’s shop now features a retired Santa sleigh, old lunch boxes from the ‘50s and ‘60s, crocks, toys, advertising boxes and much more. Come visit! Antiques Unlimited, at 2303 South Church Street in nearby Murfeesboro is packed with period furniture, sterling silver, RS Prussia, primitives, fine art glass, early pattern glass and Depression glass.

GasLamp Antiques in Nashville is expanding! The city’s best mall for antiques and unique furnishings recently opened a second shop: GasLamp Too. Breckenridge House Antiques, at 205 North Main Street in Mount Pleasant, is located inside a lovely circa-1815 home. Store hours are Thursday thru Saturday from 10-5, or by appointment. And Homespun Antiques, at 14 South Cedar in Cookeville, is the place to visit for furniture, quilts and collectibles. You can reach them via e-mail at

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Gavels & Paddles

Recent Auction Results From Near & Far

By Ken Hall By Ken Hall

Double cased Colt pistols, $224,250, James D. Julia A set of extremely rare presentation double cased Colt pistols, presented to Gen. W. A. Thornton by Col. Colt himself, sold for $224,250 at a Firearms Auction held March 10-12 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a unique gold L.C. Smith DeLuxe 16-gauge shotgun rang out at $207,000; a nearly new and extraordinary 28-gauge Boss weapon hit the mark for $207,000; an outstanding iron frame Henry rifle hammered for $161,000; and an almost new L. C. Smith A-3 12-gauge firearm went for $110,000. Prices include 15% bp. Superman cover art, $286,800, Heritage Legendary artist Fred Guardineer’s original art for the cover of Action Comics #15 – the oldest Superman cover ever offered – sold for $286,800 at a Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction held Feb. 20-22 by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas) in New York City. Also,

a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of SpiderMan (graded CGC 9.0) went for $191,200; and a copy of Amazing-Man Comics #5 (graded CGC 9.4), considered one of the top 100 Golden Age comic books, hit $56,762. Prices include 19.5% bp. Martin Brothers tobacco jar, $111,750, Rago Arts & Auction A Martin Brothers triple bird tobacco jar sold for $111,750 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held March 1-2 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a Newcomb College oil lamp by Mary Sheerer rose to $93,750; a Viktor Schreckengost charger titled, Lady Godiva, went for $93,750; an Albert Paley dining table coasted to $59,375; a Paul Evans directional deep relief cabinet fetched $53,125; and a wall hanging cabinet by George Nakashima went to a determined bidder for $50,000. Prices include 25% bp.

The Shops of West Tennessee H Jackson H Bolivar The antique shops of West Tennessee are a must for serious collectors on the antique trail. Jackson alone is a virtual mecca for antique shoppers. While you’re in town, be sure to pay a visit to Butler’s Antique Mall, at 2213 Highway 70 East. It’s loaded with quality antiques and collectibles.

2213 Highway 70 East Jackson, Tennessee 38305 731-421-8128

And don’t forget Casey Jones Village, one of Tennessee’s top capital 10 travel attractions, where you’ll discover the life, legend and song of Casey Jones at his Home and Railroad Museum Over 15,000 Southern antiques are also on display. In Bolivar, not far away, is On the Square Discover the life, legend and song of Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum Over 15,000 Southern antiques on display Old County Store Restaurant buffet served daily • 1890’s Ice Cream Parlor & Fudge Shop • Gift and Confectionery Shop • Old County Store 56 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson, TN 38305 800-748-9588.

Gallery and Gifts, at 109 North Main. Their 100+ year old building on the historic courthouse square is filled with antiques, art from local and regional artists, pottery, glassware and much more.

On The Square Gallery and Gifts 109 North Main - Bolivar, TN 38008 Phone: 731-403-0002 Email: Hours: Tuesday-Sat. 10am-5pm Visit our 100+ year old building on the historic courthouse square in Bolivar, TN. Antiques, art from local and regional artists, pottery, glassware, painted furniture, and hand-turned wooden bowls

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Script, Citizen Kane, $164,229, Sotheby’s Orson Welles’s own working copy of the script for Citizen Kane, dated April 30 to May 9, 1940 and showing the film’s original title (American) and twice inscribed on the cover, sold for $164,229 at an auction held March 5-6 by Sotheby’s in London. Also, Al Capone’s cocktail shaker caused a stir when it realized $83,365; a marble relief of Hercules and Antaeus, made in Florence, Italy in the 16th century, made $584,389; and a 15th century (Padua, Italy) bronze oil lamp in the form of a male acrobat hit $164,229. Prices include 20% bp. Signed Beatles album, $118,230, RR Auction A rare copy of The Beatles’ album Meet the Beatles, signed by the group and given to Dr. Jules Gordon for tending to George Harrison’s sore throat prior to their iconic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on Feb. 9, 1964, sold for $118,230 in a Marvels of Modern Music Auction held March 13-20 by RR Auction in Boston, Mass. Also, an archive of material from jazz legend Roy “Little Jazz” Eldridge went for $71,553; and a pair of wirerimmed eyeglasses, originally presented to Victor Borge by John Lennon, made $22,605. Prices include 20% bp.

Star Pepsin gum machine, $27,600, Morphy Auctions A Star Pepsin penny gum machine from 1899, porcelain in a wood case and one of only three known, sold for $27,600 at a sale of the 35-year pinball collection of David Silverman, founder of the National Pinball Museum, held Feb. 21-22 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a circa 1920s Wineberry ceramic soda fountain syrup dispenser fetched $25,200; a 1905 Coca-Cola calendar with an image of Lillian Nordica, breezed to $20,400; and a 1903 Coca-Cola tin sign with an image of Hilda Clark made $11,400. Prices include 20% bp. English silver tankard, $5,900, Richard Winterton A rare English silver tankard, made in the early 18th century, during the reign of King George I, possibly by the little-known Exeter silversmith Andrew Worth, sold for $5,900 at an auction held March 2627 by Richard Winterton in Lichfield, England. Also, a suite of diamond and sapphire jewelry went for $9,000; a rare Border Fine Arts limited-edition figural group (“Red Squirrels”) rose to $3,000; a Japanese Meiji reticulated vase fetched $2,250; and a World War I Distinguished Flying Cross hit $2,250. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

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Five Flowing Hair half-dollars, $4,313, Jeffrey S. Evans One lot consisting of five U.S. silver flowing hair and draped bust half-dollar coins, for the years 1795, 1801, 1802, 1803 (large 3) and 1805, sold for $4,313 at a Variety Auction held Feb. 22 by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in Mt. Crawford, Va. Also, a 1932 Winter Olympics bronze medal, from the first Olympics held in the U.S. (Lake Placid, N.Y.) brought $4,313; and a “Hootch Owl” figural cast brass combination corkscrew/bottle opener/ nutcracker, for Robert Smythe’s design patent of March 7th, 1936, hit $1,725. Prices include15% bp.

Tiffany art glass vase, $60,000, Woody Auction A museum-quality Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with finely engraved calla lily

Jack Kirby art, $43,320, Hake’s Illustrator Jack Kirby’s two-page re-telling of Captain America’s origin in Captain America #109 (cover dated Jan. 1969) sold for $43,320 at Auction #211 held March 20 by Hake’s Americana & Collectibles (, based in York, Pa. Also, Kirby’s original art for page 8 from Fantastic Four #44, for The Gentleman’s Name is Gorgon!, which introduced Gorgon of The Inhumans, went for $12,851; and the art for George Herriman’s June 13, 1937 Krazy Kat Sunday page changed hands for $15,180. Prices include 15% bp.

décor and numerous beetle and spider highlights, sold for $60,000 at Part 1 of the lifetime porcelain and fine art glass collection of the late Dr. Ernest Rieger and his wife Karin, held March 20 by Woody Auction (based in Douglass, Kan.) in Wichita, Kan. Part 2 will be held May 29 in Wichita. Also, a set of four Meissen pedestal handled ewers, For more Gavels representing earth, wind, fire and water, Pratville hit $57,500. Both figures quoted are visit hammer prices.

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Name This Famous Person: Shirley

By Mike McLeod

“I class myself with Rin Tin Tin. People in the Depression wanted something to cheer them up, and they fell in love with a dog and a little girl.” On February 10th of this year, Shirley Temple Black passed away at the age of 85. Child star, child legend, Shirley Temple is credited by many for keeping hope alive during the Great Depression. Even Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt said of her, “As long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right.” On April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, Shirley was born into the family of George and Gertrude Temple. She had two older brothers. Her mother is credited with beginning her daughter’s career by taking her to dancing, acting and singing lessons where she was spotted by a casting director. After a few minor roles, she was signed by Fox Films Corporation and acted in Stand Up and Cheer! in 1934, which launched her stellar career. Her next movies were Little Miss Marker and Now and Forever while on loan to Paramount. Little Miss Marker ran

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for three weeks in New York City, and in that city alone, it grossed more than $100,0001, about $1.8 million today. After this, her salary was elevated to $1,250 per week2, which is equal to about $22,000 per week today. Not bad for a six year old. Without a doubt, she was worth every penny of it. “By the end of 1934, aged six, she was the eighth biggest draw in America.”3 She also earned a miniature Academy Award that year for her performances. “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.” In 1936, two of Shirley Temple’s movies, Dimples and Stowaway, made $1 million each ($16.8 million today) in the U.S. alone. On the strength of her talent, Metro-GoldwynMayer tried to get Shirley Temple for the role of “Dorothy” in The Wizard of Oz. Fox turned down the offer and instead cast her in Susannah of the Mounties, which was a successful movie for her. Yet, Judy Garland went on to have a successful movie career as an adult while Shirley Temple did not. “I’m not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for That Hagen Girl, which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.” Shirley Temple ended her acting career in her early twenties after the viewing public had difficulties in seeing the child star grow up. She did star in a few movies including The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer with Cary Grant and Fort Apache with John Wayne and her first husband John Agar. However, her film career ended in 1949. She transitioned to TV for a while with Shirley Temple’s Storybook, which aired 12 episodes from 1958 to 1961. Shirley married John Agar when she was 17, and they had Memories Flea Antique Mall.05.11_SEA one child a few years later. They were divorced in 1949. In 1950, she married Charles Black who earned the Silver Star in the Navy during World War II and who served again during the Korean War. They had two children and remained married until his death in 2005.

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More importantly, she made Shirley Temple shifted millions of people happy and to public service after her hopeful during one of the movie and TV careers, and greatest trials this nation has she was appointed as a endured. representative to the U.N. -------------------by Pres. Richard Nixon in 1 1967. Pres. Ford named her 2 The Milwaukee Sentinel, as an ambassador to Ghana, “Shirley Temple’s Pay to be and Pres. George H.W. Bush $1,250,” July 19, 1934. p.12. chose her as an ambassador 3 to Czechoslovakia. She also Quotes are from served as Chief of Protocol and Hitfix. of the United States in 1976Shirley Temple in 1934. Shirley Temple in 1990. com. 1977. Timeless Antiques.8th.H..12.08_SEA.indd (Photo: While a mint, 15-inch Shirley Temple 1957 Ideal A#heford Doll with wrist tag, all original in the box, went for more than In#titute of $1,500 at some time in the Antique# past, one sold more recently for $275 on ebay. Dolls of her Would You Like To Be are plentiful, and most sell Angels Antiques.qrt.H..10.2009_SEA.indd An Antique Appraiser from $35 to less than $200 in If so, email or Dealer? 2918 20th Avenue • Valley, AL 36854 mint or near-mint condition. YOU CAN: • Become a Certified seantiquing@go-star. Conveniently located off Exit 79 of I-85 Appraiser • Start your own business However, there are some from your home • Choose the hours com or call stand-outs. An 18-inch 1937 334-768-8463 • Fax: 334-768-8464 you wish to work • Become an 888-388-7827 and win Ideal in a Wee Willie Winkie Antique Interior Designer • Learn to Sell & Appraise On-Line outfit brought $1,287, and an 15 seconds of fame in • Complete a serious course 18-inch doll in The Littlest with a diploma the next issue. + Rebel outfit sold for $872. Certified ApprAisAl Dea le r Since Shirley Temple s ! progrAm Timeless Antiques.8th.H..12.08_SEA.indd • Located just 1 block off I-85 (Exit 62) was so popular, it could For a FREE booklet, • Corner of 431 and Old 280 • Over 65,000 Square Feet...monstrous! be said that she was over mail coupon to: Asheford Institute of Antiques t • East Alabama's Largest Antique Mall merchandised, as far as s e 981 Harbor Blvd., Ste 3 • Tremendous Tourist, Local & Dealer Traffic collectors are concerned. a's B l Dept. 275 SAC88 l e a Photos, postcards, d buttons, Ar e M open 7 Days: mon.-sat. 10-7 Cst, sun. 1-5 CstDestin, FL 32541-2525 e u t tiq pens pitchers, mugs, or call 1-877-444-4508 Vofountain • An for a and so on can be found few dollars less than welcome! $20. Name____________________________ Touror buses A few booth spaces are still available for quality dealers! Even a 1935 Shirley Temple Address__________________________ 2918 20th Avenue • Valley, AL 36854 Ardath Tobacco card from ________________________________ Conveniently located off Exit 79 of I-85 Australia sold for only $3. City_____________________________ Shirley Temple made 334-768-8463 • Fax: 334-768-8464 State_____________Zip____________ 43 movies and 14 short films during her career.

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Provenance: this lot was in the family quarters of the White House during the Kennedy’s residence. Sotheby’s, New York auction “Property From Kennedy Family Homes” NO8068, lot 380, reference page 232 of catalogue. Acquired by the most recent owner at the above auction Feb.16, 2005. Height, 68.5 inches, width, 47.75 inches, depth, 22 inches; circa 1850-1855. Original Sotheby’s catalogue included as evidence of provenance. (Photo: eBay seller springcreekantiques77.)

By Mike McLeod and Deborah Abernethy $2,550 (150 bids): John F. Kennedy Antique Painted Armoire. John F. Kennedy antique painted Swiss armoire having an architectural molded cornice with canted front corners above a frieze centered by the painted date “1853”, the lower cabinet of conforming shape, centered by a full paneled cupboard door opening to a fitted interior. The armoire is allover painted with faux wood graining, marbling and flowering urns. This beautiful painted armoire was purchased by my father from the Caroline Kennedy auction featuring antiques from a number of their properties and liquidated by Sotheby’s as described below. Total purchase after buyer’s premium was over $23,000! Armoire was acquired exhibiting moderate wear. There is a piece of missing molding on the upper right side of item. Some cracking of the wood is seen on the front upper/top molding section. Some wear is visible on the front panel, but hard to see as it is hidden in the middle of the urns. And there are some worn places on the paint along the bottom of the front and side panels. One interesting thing is that there is pencil writing on the inside of the cabinet door which I assume was by the artist, but I can’t make it out. Still, a beautiful piece of art and wonderful colors that would be an outstanding addition to any collector.

DBA: Oh, my! From $23,000 at auction to $2,550 on eBay is quite a difference in price. I think that sometimes buying at auction is more of a party. Here is an excerpt from Maureen Callahan’s article about the auction in the New York Post: “In 1996, two years after Jackie Kennedy Onassis died of cancer, Caroline and her brother John, Jr. put the bulk of their mother’s estate up for auction. Mixed in with the oil paintings and jewels was JFK’s hat box (worth $100, sold for $31,625), a foot stool (worth $150, sold for $33,350) and one of Jackie’s lamps (worth $900, sold forCollum $48,875). Even the doors from Jackie’s Ants.10.2009_SEA White House dressing room were ripped off their hinges and put on the block.”


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Best buys on fine consignment furniture, antiques & collectibles, plus a treasure chest of browser goodies! Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm Sales support the Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC).

Oh, and did we mention it’s a haven for antique lovers? There are 44 shops, and all of them are convenient to one another. Clustered along streets with names like Coconut, Pineapple and Palm, these stores make Sarasota a must-visit destination for antiquers just looking for that next great “find.” The Fruitville district is especially worth checking out.




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This auction sounds more like a party than buyers working to get a good deal. With the story behind this (White House setting, JFK ownership), I would say the buyer got a deal. This is more a memorabilia category item rather than furniture, especially with the damage listed and the object not so old. $2,948 (24 bids): 20th C. German Neresheimer Solid Silver gilt Wager Cup, London, c. 1905. Antique early 20th century stunning German Hanau solid silver wager/marriage cup, extremely large, richly gilt; the cup has the look of a noble girl supporting over her head a domed, smaller swiveling cup unusually shaped as a shell. The cup chased, composing beautiful floral patterns on the elaborated dress. The silver wager cup was created for use in wedding banquets, where the spouse drank wine from the bigger cup and offered his

bride to drink from the smaller, avoiding pouring out even a drop of its contents. (The smaller cup rotates 180 degrees.) This piece is hallmarked German Hanau silver, between the late 19th century and 1905. Maker’s marks Neresheimer & Co, one of the most important Hanau silversmiths. (Photo: eBay seller pushkin.antiques, www., www.stores. DBA: Legend says that the marriage cup came into use because the daughter of a wealthy nobleman

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Twenty plus dealers in 8,000 sq. ft. of unique antiques and collectibles, including 50s and 60s mid-century modern, furniture and loads of Florida art plus a courtyard full of patio stuff. Open 10-5, Closed Sunday Plenty of parking on 10th Street

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386-255-1132 6,000 sq. ft. • Fine Antique Furniture • Glassware • Primitives • Persian Rugs • Old Clocks • Watches • Depression Pieces • Carnival Glass • Open Mon.-Sat. 9:30-6, Sun. 12-5

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BACHMAN’S Antiques • Used Furniture • Collectibles Buy • Sell • Trade Consignments, Single Items or Complete Estates • Furniture Restoration & Lamp Repair

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Located just East & North of DeLand, on the Beautiful Atlantic Ocean

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There's an old saying about St. Petersburg, Fla.; People who live there love it; businesses that located there stay; and visitors who go there to shop and play want to come back again and again. How true! St. Petersburg and Pinellas County offer an unequaled environment for work and play. Wonderful weather and miles of sandy beaches make it a magnet for people worldwide. St. Petersburg's two strongest selling points are sunshine and shopping. The former can be enjoyed virtually year-round; the latter comes in the form of malls, factory outlet stores, discount chains, specialty shops, membership warehouses, and —oh, yes— a cavalcade of wonderful antiques and collectibles stores. The advertisers on this page offer a taste of what we mean.

Getting to St. Petersburg isn't hard to do. The city's major thoroughfare is I-275, which runs north and south and connects to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and Manatee County (another mecca for shoppers on the antique trail). I-275 also connects with 1-4 going east to Orlando from Tampa and I-75 heading north. U.S. 19 is an important north-south link that runs the length of the county. A visit to St. Petersburg will leave you wanting more, no matter how long you stay. And it's easy to fan out and explore. Tampa — a city with it's own identity, cultural pulse and antiques and collectibles shops—is right next door. And Orlando, with its many theme parks, is a short drive away. Don't you think it's time to visit, vacation and shop in St. Petersburg? It's truly the Jewel of Florida's Gulf Coast!

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Spanish mackerel and channel bass. Punta Gorda’s downtown was GHVWUR\HGE\¿UHLQDQGWKH city was damaged extensively by +XUULFDQH&KDUOH\LQEXW it bounced back nicely both times and today is a mecca IRUDQWLTXLQJDQG¿QH)ORULGD living. Come visit us!


Galleria Mall Antiques & Collectibles Furniture - Jewelry - China Books - Crystal - Lamps Linens - Fine Art

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Poor Jim's Almanac of Shows MAY International Perfume Bottle Association May 1-4 • Pittsburgh, PA The 26th annual convention, to be held at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. The Perfume Bottle Show & Sale is May 3-4; the Perfume Bottle Auction is May 3; and the Luncheon & Keynote Speaker ($65 per person) is May 3. Info:,

Metrolina Expo Marketplace May 1-4 • Charlotte, NC The biggest shows in the Carolinas, held the first weekend of every month. Located at 7100 Statesville Road in Charlotte. Free Wi-Fi, high-tech security, free parking, great food, dog-friendly. Best booth prices in the Southeast. Call to reserve space: 704-714-7909. Info: www.

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Michigan Antique Festivals May 3-4 • Davisburg, MI Held at Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Rd. Michigan’s largest antique and vintage market. Home dÊcor and eclectic furniture, jewelry, Americana, primitives, shabby chic, classic car show. Admission: $6 Approved Approved w/ corrections - #of c per person. Info: 989-687-9001, www.


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SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKETS America’s Favorite Treasure Hunt!

Open Thursday 12:45 pm-6 pm. At the Atlanta Expo Center, 3,300+ booths. Two buildings filled with exquisite antiques, collectibles and treasures from around the world. Located on Jonesboro Road,

3,500 Booths! Atlanta Expo Centers Atlanta, GA UPCOMING SHOWS:

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just off I-285 at Exit 55. Open: at 6 a.m. Free admission. Thurs., 12:45-6; Fri. and Sat., Info: (413) 596-9257, www. 9-6; and Sun., 10-4. 54th Fishersville Expo May 10-12 • Fishersville, VA The exciting 52nd Expo will feature 300+ dealers and exhibitors with Americana, formal furniture, jewelry, paintings, porcelain, silver, toys and decorative arts. Hours: Fri. 9-6; Sat. 8-5. Admission: Fri. $10 and Sat. $5. Located at Exit 91 on I-64. Info: www. or 434-846-7452. Central Park Antique Shows May 13-18 • Brimfield, MA Tuesday thru Sunday, opening

Collins Apple Barn May 13-18 • Brimfield, MA Featuring an on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and alcoholic beverages. Info (during show): (413) 2376659, collinsapplebarn@ Shelton Antique Shows May 13-18 • Brimfield, MA Open daybreak Tuesday! Showers, free admission, pet-friendly, 6 days of action. Since 1975. Info: (413) 245-3591, www.,

North Georgia Folk Potters Festival June 14th, 8-2, Banks County Middle School 712 Thompson St., Homer, GA Purchase directly from the potters; a few older collectable pieces of pottery will be for sale. Come early for best selection! It’s Inside and Air Conditioned!



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The Meadows Antique Shows May 13-18 • Brimfield, MA The first major show to open! Open 6 a.m. For reservations or info, call (413) 245-3215 or (413) 245-9427,, Fax: 413-736-0362. Heart-o-the-Mart Starts May 14 • Brimfield, MA Be at out gates at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, where â€œâ€Ś shoppers rush in as the gates open to the Heart-o-the-Martâ€? (USA Today). Don’t miss this hi-quality early Brimfield show! Info: (413) 245-9556,, Show is just past Francesco’s Restaurant.

Hertan’s Antique Shows May 14-18 • Brimfield, MA Open Wed. from noon to sunset, Thurs.-Sun., sunrise to sunset. Over 150 outstanding dealers exhibiting in our shaded groves. Free admission. No pre-selling. On-site JB’s Outdoor Cafe. Info: (860) 763-3760, during show (413) 626-0927, www. New England Motel Antique Shows May 14-18 • Brimfield, MA The shopping starts here! Opens Wed. at 6 a.m. 3 dealer pavilions and over 400 dealers! Look for the green and gold umbrellas at our food court, and you will find our field. Info: (508) 347-2179, during the show: (413) 245-3348,, Lakewood 400.Qrt.5.14_SEA



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One of the Greatest Gatherings of Dealers and Collectors in the Mid-Atlantic. 300+ Exhibitors, Great Americana. Good Dealers, Good Antiques, Good Prices! Prime Location on I-64 & I-81 (2 Miles) Easy Access I-64 (Exit 91) in the Valley of Virginia near Waynesboro, Staunton - Convenient to PA, MD, VA, WVA, TN, and NC.

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Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show May 14-17 • Pigeon Forge, TN   “The Premier Toy Show in the SE for 2014.” Featuring antique toys, vintage pedal cars, wagons, ride-on toys and parts. Held at Country Cascades Hotel at 204 Sharon Drive. Admission and parking are free. Info: Dennis Sapp, Tarheel Toys, 828-2317442 or May’s Antique Market, Inc. May 15-17 • Brimfield, MA One of Brimfield’s biggest and best shows. At May’s, everyone’s an early buyer! Opening Thurs. at 9 a.m. Admission $5. Rain or shine. Info: (413) 245-9271, www.maysbrimfield. com. J & J Antiques & Collectibles Shows May 16-17 • Brimfield, MA Open 8-4 on Friday, 9-3 on Saturday. Rain or shine. Admission $5. On-site parking $8. No pets, please. Info: (413) 245-3436 or (978) 597-8155,, Lakewood 400 Antiques Mkt. May 16-18 • Cumming GA More than 500 spaces. Located at 1321 Atlanta Hwy See our ad for directions. Hours: Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5. Info: 770-8893400 or Info: 770-279-9899. GA Jugfest & Old Knoxville Days May 17 • Knoxville, GA 
 Come join us in celebrating Georgia’s folk pottery tradition on the 10th anniversary of Old Knoxville Days. Pottery show 9 am- 1pm; pottery auction 3 pm; old tractor parade and

exhibit; and classic car show. Info: 478-836-3825 or www. Knoxville is 15 miles west of Macon. Memorial Day Weekend Getaway May 24-25 • Ponchatoula, LA Come to Ponchatoula – America’s Antique City! Spend the day or the weekend browsing our antique, specialty shops and art galleries. Info: (800) 617-4502, www.ponchatoulachamber. com. Michigan Antique Festivals May 31-June 1 • Midland, MI Held at the Midland County Fairgrounds, at 6905 Eastman Ave. Michigan’s largest antique and vintage market. Home décor and eclectic furniture, jewelry, Americana, primitives, shabby chic, classic car show. Admission: $6 per person. Info: 989687-9001, Old North State Antique Gun & Military Antiques Show May 31-June 1 • Raleigh, NC 200 tables, filled with Civil War, WWI & II, Indian Wars, antique firearms, U.S. and foreign military arms and memorabilia. At the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blueridge Rd., just off I-40. Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4. Daily admission: $8. Info: 770-282-1339, richard@thecarolinatrader. com. Citywide Yard Sale May 31 • Ponchatoula, LA Come to Ponchatoula – America’s Antique City! Spend the day or the weekend browsing our antique, specialty shops and art galleries. Info: 800-617-4502,


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production throughout the ‘60s. Measuring 11.5 inches tall by 6.5 inches wide at the fell in love with a goldsmith. Her enraged father imprisoned the shoulders, this vase has a blue suitor and reluctantly, after a lengthy period, told his daughter and white crystalline glaze. that he would let her marry the goldsmith if he could make a The small blue flowers have a cup where two people could drink at the same time without unique iridescent surface that spilling a drop. (He thought no one could do this.) Hence, the makes them shimmer as you marriage cup was made. The wager name is because many move the vase. According to guests after several glasses of wine would wager that they could the marking on the bottom or could not drink without spilling the contents. This price is a of this vase, it was made in fair deal for both seller and buyer. 1941, and the condition is guaranteed to be perfect, with no restorations. (Photo: eBay $3,046 (48 bids): 1941 Pisgah Forest American Art Pottery seller wwolst12) Crystalline Vase. Pisgah Forest Pottery was made in North Carolina beginning in 1926 by Walter B. Stephen and was in DBA: This is a major amount

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of money for Pisgah Forest Art Pottery, but this glaze is the signature color/type and is the first you see on the Pisgah Forest Art Pottery website. While other Pisgah Forest pottery will sell for much less, the crystalline glaze consistently sells for more money than the other types. This amount exceeds pre-2008 amounts, which shows how special this particular piece is considered. This is a fair deal for both buyer and seller. $8,100 (62 bids): HMS Invincible Ship’s Logbook, Revolutionary War 1780-1782 Battles. The HMS Invincible had an important role in the American Revolutionary War. The inside cover of this 18th century ship’s log reads, “A Journal of the Proceedings of his Majesty’s Ship the Invincible. Kept by John Grigg &&& Charles Saxson Esq. Commander Commencing on y 29 of Nov 1780 and ending y 10 Day of July 1782.” The HMS Invincible was launched in 1765 and served the Royal Navy during the Revolutionary War until it shipwrecked in March 1801. This log consists of 23 large pieces of handmade paper folded into 23 pages. Each piece of paper is watermarked with the name “I. Taylor” on one page and a crest with a man on a horse holding a spear on the opposite. The outer shape of the crest mark has a crown on the top, resembling many examples of Royal watermarks that we found while doing research. The original soft cover is still with the log and in very good condition, although no longer attached. On the left hand pages there are several columns stating the day, location and other information. The righthand pages are labeled “Remarks” and have descriptions of the days recorded in the log. The pages are all complete and in very good condition, aside from some toning and foxing spots. I have been trying to get into the way John Grigg writes, and I know with practice the high bidder will be able to read all the details of this 74-gun British Man of War. The two most important years of this ship were between January 16, 1780 when it fought the battle Cape St. Vincent through September 5, 1781 and ending with her last battle at Saint Kitts, also known as the Battle of Frigate Bay, on January 25 and 26, 1782. All these battles took place during the writing of the ship’s log, and there are written accounts found on those days. I am not going to get into every detail, but not only are the battles described, but there are many interesting “remarks” pertaining to the crew and officers on all the other

days. I found references to flogging, sickness and other interesting facts. This is a very important ship’s log, and I’m sure there is important information in it about the Invincible and the battles she took part in that are unknown.

been previously published, which could make a difference in the value of such information. My thought with this type of historical document is the potential commercial use since there would not be a copyright issue. I did write about a series of Civil War Era letters last in the April 2013 edition of this magazine. Those letters from a school teacher brought almost $4,000. This document is much older and with the Revolutionary War connection would have added interest. ---------------Deborah Abernethy is a certified appraiser with the International Association of Appraisers. She can be contacted at 404-262-2131 or Deborah@ Her website is

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This Ulysses S. Grant photo was given to be by my good friend who has passed away. It says Grant and his staff are standing on Lookout Point on Lookout Mountain, Tenn., in May 1863. It was purchased by his grandparents on May 9, 1900. A souvenir cabinet card JS: Your photo is a form of of General U.S. Grant and photograph known as a cabinet his officers at Lookout card. This style of photography Mountain, Tenn., about was popular in the late 19th $200. century, and this particular photograph was sold as a souvenir on Lookout Mountain in 1900, as stated in the inscription on the back of card. The original photograph was taken in 1863, and this view is a photographic copy. There are many views taken by a particular photographer on this overlook on Lookout Mountain, including several with U.S. Grant who was said to have observed part of the “Battle in the Skies” from this vantage point. Similar cabinet cards sell for about $200.

John, I happened to come across your website for appraisals of Civil War items. Recently, my parents passed away, and my father has a sword that he told me was from the Civil War, and it was Confederate. I was looking online and came across a description and pictures of what appears to be what my father has, a Boyle & Gamble foot officer sword with a scarce metal scabbard. Also, here’s a picture of a canteen and another item. JS: Your sword is indeed of the Civil War Era and could easily have been carried by a Confederate officer, but just as easily by a Union officer. It is not made in the Confederacy, but appears to be an import from either France or Germany for the American market. The pattern of your sword is a US model 1850 foot officer’s sword, which was regulation both for U.S. and C.S. for a company grade officer. Since the blade etch shows no specific American motifs, we can’t say for sure it was Union, but Confederate-used import foot swords are most unusual, and we don’t have an ironclad ID. Regardless, this is a nice example of an “as found” regulation foot officer’s sword with the original silk sash tied to the hilt, as is often found among surviving swords. The blade etch appears still bright with some luster. The sharkskin grip and twisted-wire wrap appear in fine condition. The scabbard is complete, showing just a few bends and weaknesses and leather body, but the brass mounts are complete and well fit with matching patina to the sword hilt. This sword and sash, if I was estimating for auction, I would give it a presale estimate of $800-$1,200 and expected to sell in that range. Your canteen is a regulation Civil War Era “bull’s-eye” pewter throat. The cloth cover looks a bit unusual and light and may be added (could possibly have been used by reenactor); however, it could be original. If it is original, the canteen and

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strap will sell for about $300. The powder flask is for a shotgun; there were numerous makers and types dating between 1850 and1870. A similar flask with good varnish like this one will retail for about $75, unless it has some special maker’s mark.

I found this rifle in a barn sale. The barrel and lock plate are quite rusty, and the barrel is 30 inches long. All fittings are brass. There is a number (T-Y1207) stamped into the butt plate. Would you be able to give me more information on this rifle? JS: Your gun is certainly English, based on a pattern 1839 or earlier. Based on close-ups sent of the lockplate, this gun appears to have originally been a flintlock and converted to percussion. The conversion appears to be a braised bolster breech, which is typical of work done on American guns at the beginning of the Civil War. The 30-inch barrel suggests this is some sort of non-regulation “Miners and Sappers,” militia or constabulary gun. English contractors exported guns worldwide and were major arms merchants. The lack of visible markings on the barrel or lock makes it difficult to ascertain any history or possible use of this weapon. The gun appears to be fairly complete though missing hammer and ramrod, which could be restored. Similar, complete English militia rifles of this era sell between about $500-$1,000. I would expect your incomplete gun to fetch $100-$300 in auction. An incomplete English pattern 1839 flintlockconverted-to- percussion rifle, $100-$300.

“Bull’s eye” pewter throat canteen, $300, and an 18501870 shotgun powder flask, $75.



An imported US model 1850 foot officer’s sword with scabbard and sash, $800$1,200.

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Name This Famous Antique: Flowing Hair Dollar, the $10 Million Coin By Mike McLeod

Sherry Blanton, Ted Carlton of Utah and Sherron Lawson of Roswell, Ga., correctly identified the coin that was sold for $10,016,875 (including buyer’s premium), the highest price paid thus far. The 1794 Flowing Hair dollar was the first minted by the United States Government. It was engraved by Robert Scot to represent Liberty, as the title above her head so says. The coin’s face bears 15 stars representing the 15 states in the Union at that time. All 1,758 of the coins minted were struck on Oct. 15, 1794, and about 135 still exist today. So why was this particular coin so valuable? Aside from it being the first silver coin series minted, it was uncirculated, and it shows no die imperfections as its sisters do, meaning this coin was struck early, if not first. The scratch marks and silver plug (the darker spot under the ear) are signs of weight adjustments to meet the U.S. Mint’s specifications, which are also signs this coin was early or first in the series. In addition, there is the possibility that it may have been touched by George Washington or other Founding Fathers since it was one of the first U.S. dollars minted. Steven Contursi of Rare Coin Wholesalers purchased the coin in 2003 for $2.5 million, and he is credited with determining its rarity. He sold it in 2010 for $7.85 million to Cardinal Collection Education Foundation. Then in early 2013, Cardinal had the coin auctioned, and Legend Numismatics of New Jersey purchased it and its history for more than $10 million. Although Congress passed a law in 1792 authorizing the minting of coins, silver coins were not produced until 1794. The reason for the delay was

1794 Flowing Hair dollar. (Photo, courtesy of Steve Contursi, president of Rare Coin Wholesalers, www.

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The Tradition Continues at ICA Metrolina Expo in Charlotte with Shows June 5-8 and July 3-6 The tradition continues at Metrolina Expo in Charlotte, N.C., the oldest antiques show in the Southeast, fresh off a Spring Spectacular weekend, where hundreds of dealers and thousands of shoppers enjoyed the warm weather. Next up are shows planned for June 5-8 and July 3-6, when dealers will bring their unique treasures for our loyal shoppers’ shopping and collecting pleasure. Shoppers find antiques in wooden furniture, glassware, silver, art, papers, signs, fabric and decor items. Offered will be toys, dolls, industrial pieces, vintage clothes and jewelry in gold and silver and much more. Metrolina Expo features free parking and is pet-friendly, huge pluses with shoppers. Also, hungry shoppers can purchase food and drinks at the many restaurant, deli and food trucks. There is also a full bar. Back by popular demand, WBTV will be having an auction fair at the antiques show at The Metrolina Expo, to which you may bring an item for free advice and appraisal. Dealers take note: Metrolina Expo has the most dealer friendly, supportive staff, hi-tech security, easy set-up and fair pricing. Call now to book your space and do not forget to book early for the July Firecracker Classic, July 2-6. The International Collectibles and Antiques Show at Metrolina Expo is located at 7100 Statesville Road in Charlotte, N.C. Each four-day show carries a low, one-time ticket price of just $5. Metrolina Expo has been Charlotte’s premier destination for fans of antiques and collectibles for 40+ years. For more information, call 704-714-7909 or visit Metrolina Expo online at

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An Astounding 67-Year Collection of Pre-1930 Cars and Motorcycles, Parts, Accessories Will Be Sold May 16-17 An astounding 67-year collection of named 1942 Harley Davidson and 1920 early cars and motorcycles – to include Indian Scout) will also feature a 1912 a 1902 Oldsmobile Model R curvedbelt-drive Yale, Harley Hummers and dash runabout, a 1911 touring Cadillac, more. As if the auction wasn’t already a 1920 Indian Scout and a 1942 Harleypacked with top-shelf merchandise, Mr. Davidson, plus many car and motorcycle Evans will personally be adding lots parts and accessories and antiques and from his museum in Warm Springs, Ga. collectibles in various other categories These will include some rare vintage – will all be auctioned the weekend of May motorcycles. 16-17. The sale represents the museum The 1911 touring Cadillac is a prime quality lifetime collections of Remy and example of a restored luxury vehicle, This 1911 touring Cadillac has won Betty Baker, gathered over the course first prize in virtually every car meet it from the very infancy of the automotive of nearly seven decades and now being industry in this country. The car reflects has been entered in. offered to the collecting public to enjoy. advances made in the nascent years of Remy was a serious collector of early, luxury car development. It is one of only pre-1930 cars and motorcycles. Other a few known to exist, and it was intended collections included toys, magic and movie as a show car. It was the best in class at posters and beautiful home furnishings. virtually every regional car meet that Remy Jukeboxes, vending machines and arcade and Betty Baker brought it to. Features items will also be sold. include: a chauffeur’s compartment “We have known Remy and Betty with rich walnut dashboard, fitted with for decades and we are honored the the original Cadillac speedometer/ family has chosen us to dispose of the odometer and Sessions clock; a passenger It’s hard to believe this dropmany special items from their home and compartment with beveled glass, walnut dead gorgeous Harley-Davidson museum,” said Preston Evans of Preston motorcycle was made in 1942, but burl and rich fabric; a brass tube and Evans Opportunities, the Newnan, Ga.trumpet-style intercom system, for talking it was. based auction firm conducting the sale, to the chauffeur; a crystal flower vase; which will take place at 517 Flat Rock Road in Liberty, S.C., ladies’ cosmetics holders; draperies; and pull-down shades. in northwestern South Carolina, off exit 19 of I-85. For those Some mystery and intrigue surround the 1902 Oldsmobile unable to attend in person, internet bidding will be facilitated Model R curved-dash runabout. A 1946 Jubilee tag identified by the vehicle as being from 1898 which, if that were true, would The importance of automotive and motorcycle parts and make it one of the earliest known examples of an Oldsmobile accessories cannot be overstated. There will be hundreds, and in existence – a very rare prototype. But experimental models for that reason, they will be spread out over the two days. On dating back that far typically don’t have a curved dashboard, Friday, May 16, beginning at 9 a.m., many of these parts and like this one. accessories will be sold (some of them in boxed lots), with Plus, the vehicle being sold has replacements parts from as additional lots sprinkled throughout the day. A general preview much later on as 1904, and the crank is out of place for an 1898 will also start at 9 a.m. model. However, the grandson of Arthur J. Hodge claims that The May 16 session not dedicated to parts and accessories his grandfather was gifted the car in 1931 by H. H. Walker, and will begin promptly at noon (Eastern Time). Much of the day that he (Walker) had been given the car prior to that by R. E. will be dedicated to other collections in what is being called a Olds, the founder of Olds Motor Works. household auction. Items will include ride-on cars and cast-iron It is true that Mr. Walker and Mr. Olds knew each other. toys, primitives, antique dolls, child-size furnishings, beautiful Walker, a highly qualified mechanical engineer, owned a wagon home furnishings, stored maps and many other antiques and plant, and he rented several properties to General Motors in collectibles. the 1920s. It’s even quite possible that he was given the car by The Saturday, May 17 session has a start time of 9 a.m., Mr. Olds, but because that can’t be verified and because of the and will feature Remy’s many early cars and motorcycles, plus replacement parts, it is safe to call it a 1902 Oldsmobile. many other automotive and motorcycle parts and accessories Liberty, S.C., is located just outside Anderson, S.C. The that didn’t come up for bid on Friday. Brass accessories for cars preferred hotel is the Comfort Inn in Anderson (call for special will be offered on Saturday morning. “It is staggering the sheer rates and be sure to mention Preston Evans Opportunities). In number of parts and accessories we have in this auction,” Evans addition to internet bidding via, phone said. and absentee bids will be accepted. Other rare vehicles will include: 1924 Hupmobiles (Models Admission to the Friday, May 16 session is free of charge. R13 and R14); a 1921 Nash Touring Model 41; 1919 and 1921 Admission on Saturday, May 17 is $10 (or the purchase of Chevrolet 490 touring cars; a 1926 Chevrolet series V; a 1905 a catalog; to purchase a catalog, send $10 to Preston Evans Armac cycle car; a 1934 three-wheel open roadster; a 1946 Opportunity Auctions, 31 Redbud Trail, Newnan, GA 30263). Midget Racer; and a 1912 Ford T truck, fully restored and with For more information about the May 16-17 auction, visit www. a mock-up of a calliope. or call 770-502-0026 or 678-296 The antique motorcycles (in addition to the already 3326.

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Julia’s March Firearms Auction: An Extraordinary World Record James D. Julia’s Auction House recently conducted the most extraordinary firearms auction to date. Julia’s October 2013 auction at $18 million was by far the largest gross ever realized for a firearms auction in history anywhere in the world. The March auction soundly beat it with about $19 million+ (including post-auction sales). The success of the sale was also in the 530 lots that realized in excess of $10,000, 50 lots in excess of $50,000, and 13 lots that generated $100,000 or more. From the Tommy Rholes Collection of Texas, an extremely rare iron-framed Henry SN 90, one of the top five or six known, went out at $161,000. A rare Nimschke factory engraved Colt SAA hit $129,650. A very rare nickel-plated Colt Sheriff’s model realized $80,500. From the Bill Gerber Collection of Tennessee, a rare presentation double-cased set including an 1860 Army and an 1861 Navy had been presented to General William A. Thornton by Col. Colt sold for $224,250. From the Norm Flayderman Collection, an early Civilian Colt Second Model Dragoon hit $77,650. A Belmont-Adams percussion dragoon carried an inscription to the founder of the Pony Express, Major Benjamin Franklin Ficklin, and sold for $36,800.  The Michael Leff Collection of Florida yielded an 1849

Pocket and an 1851 Navy that sold together for $51,750. The Dr. Douglas Sirkin Collection of Buffalo, N.Y., had a Martial Colt Walker C-Company #136 go for $80,500. An interesting historical lot was a pair of important silver and gold inlaid American Flintlock Dueling Pistols by James Haslett of Baltimore made for and given to Gerome Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. They were a gift of his then wife, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte of Maryland. When they went to France, Napoleon was enraged; he had intended for his brother to marry into one of the European royal families and refused to allow Gerome admittance back into France until he rid himself from the “American hussy.” Gerome later abandoned his American wife, remarried and became King of Westphalia.  The tenth distinguished collection offered was that of the late John Houchins, avid collector of L.C. Smith shotguns and author of L.C. Smith, the Legend Lives. Mr. Houchins’ exceptionally fine A-3 L.C. Smith 12 ga. flew past the high estimate to $109,000.  The first sporting arm up for bid was an exquisite 28 ga. Boss single trigger ejector sidelock O/U game gun in near mint condition that topped out at $207,000. The very next gun, a Sublime 28 ga. Boss Sidelock Ejector single trigger side by side gun hit $136,000. A unique gold encrusted 16 ga. L.C. Smith Deluxe Grade side by side, one of only a couple ever made, sold for $207,000.  For more details, visit Julia’s website at www.jamesdjulia. com or contact Julia’s at 207-453-7125. The next major firearms auction will be in October of 2014. 

The Shops of Historic Senoia, Georgia Senoia, Georgia was honored to host the Southern Living Idea House in 2010 and is excited to announce Senoia will be the site of the 2012 Southern Living Idea House beginning in June. Senoia is also the backdrop for over 25 feature films, including Fried Green Tomatoes and Driving Miss Daisy, as well as popular television series such as Drop Dead Diva and the second season of Walking Dead. Named for Princess Senoyah, mother of the Chief of the Creek Indian Nation (William McIntosh), Senoia is home to a historic district filled with over 110 historic homes and churches. Main Street features well established antique shops, two bed-andbreakfast inns and an eclectic selection of one-of-a-kind gift shops.

Conveniently located 35 miles south of Atlanta, Senoia features restaurants that offer casual to fine dining. Take I-85 South to exit #61(Fairburn/Peachtree City) and turn left onto Hwy 74. Stay on Hwy. 74 for about 18 miles, crossing over Hwy. 54, passing The Avenue shops on your right. Continue several miles on Hwy. 74, passing a Publix and a Chick-fil-A on your left. Turn right at the traffic light onto Rockaway Rd., which becomes Main Street as one comes upon the historic district. Shop, stay and dine in this unique historic town. To learn more about Senoia, become a fan on Facebook at “enjoy Senoia, Georgia”.

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U.S. Antique Shows Forms Global Partnership with Italy’s Mercanteinfiera U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s largest producer of indoor antique shows, has announced their global partnership with the Italian-based Mercanteinfiera. With 33 years of experience in the exhibition industry, Mercanteinfiera is a fair of modernism, antiques and collectables that is produced biannually in Parma, Italy. Mercanteinfiera hosts more than a thousand dealers to exhibit their antiques and collectibles. With dates in both the spring and fall, this event is one of the most important to the European antique industry. “We’re thrilled to partner with such an elite organization as Mercanteinfiera. We’re confident that the combined strength of our two organizations will put our brands in the forefront of the global stage and help both of us grow our buyer and exhibitor

base,” said Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director. To formally announce the partnership, Mercanteinfiera will hold a press conference on May 14 at the Hotel Rosa Grand in Milan, Italy. With Dan Darby in attendance, the conference will reveal details on the fall edition of Mercanteinfiera and both companies’ strategic initiatives collaborating in 2014. Mercanteinfiera will also be attending U.S. Antique Shows’ Pier Antique Show (Nov. 22-23) and The Original Miami Beach Antique Show (Jan.30-Feb. 4, 2015). Buyers and exhibitors will have the opportunity to learn more about this remarkable event by visiting their booths at each show. For more information about Mercanteinfiera, visit www. U.S. Antique Shows draws more than 3,000 dealers from 28 countries worldwide across nine shows. It is the only producer that serves the unique needs of the antique and antique jewelry industry, supporting sales in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Miami Beach and New York.

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Fontaine’s Auction Gallery May 17 • Pittsfield, MA An antique clock auction, featuring 300+ clocks from private estates and collections. E. Howard & Co., Seth Thomas, Ansonia, Ithaca, Elmer O. Stennes, more. At 1485 West Housatonic St. Starts at 11 a.m. Info: 413-448-8922, www., info@

Elite Decorative Arts May 31 • Boynton Beach, FL Hundreds of lots of quality porcelain, bronze and decorative arts, to be sold in Elite’s gallery at 1034 Gateway Blvd. (Suites 106108) Info: 561-200-0893,

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The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle

by Mike McLeod

Electric lighters were used in the smoking A passenger compartment on room that was frequented by most of the the famous airship. (Photo: passengers. (Photo: Seventy-seven years ago when the 803-foot Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 people died: 13 passengers and 22 crew (including one on the ground crew). Fortunately, on that trip there were just 36 passengers on the airship. However, 61 crewmen were on board, many of them trainees. This was an epic tragedy and a miracle at the same time—nearly two-thirds of those on board survived the inferno. On the National Postal Museum’s website1 are videos of an interview with one of the original surviving members of the ground crew describing what he saw. Also, there is actual film footage of the Hindenburg burning and radio reporter Herb Morrison’s emotional commentary of the disaster: “It’s practically standing still now. They’ve dropped ropes out of the nose of the ship,

and it’s been taken ahold of down on the field by a number of men…. It burst into flames! Get out of the way! …It’s fire and it’s crashing! It’s crashing terrible! …It’s burning, bursting into flames and is falling on the mooring mast…. This is the worst of the worst catastrophes in the world! Oh, it’s crashing... oh, four or five hundred feet into the sky, and it’s a terrific crash, ladies and gentlemen. There’s smoke, and there’s flames, now, and the frame is crashing to the ground, not quite to the mooring mast... Oh, the humanity, and all the passengers screaming around here! [Morrison begins sobbing] I can’t even talk to people.... Honest, it’s just laying there, a mass of smoking wreckage, and

The dining room aboard the Hindenburg. (Photo: German Federal Archives.)

everybody can hardly breathe and talk... I-I’m sorry. Honest, I can hardly breathe. I’m going to step inside where I cannot see it…. Listen folks, I’m going to have to stop for a minute, because I’ve lost my voice... This is the worst thing I’ve ever witnessed.”2

mixture of hydrogen and air to form in the upper stern part of the ship in considerable quantity; the first appearance of an open flame was on the top of the ship and a relatively short distance forward of the upper vertical fin. The theory that a brush discharge ignited such mixture appears most Before the disaster, many probable.”3 commercial travelers had In the early 1900s, safely flown by zeppelin for zeppelins were the futuristic about three decades, even way to travel. They cut in though there were other half the travel time across the serious airship accidents. The Atlantic by ship. The arrival Hindenburg itself made 17 of an airship in New York trips safely across the Atlantic City in 1928 was honored in 1936, visiting the United with a ticker-tape parade, and States ten times. wherever they flew, people The Commerce rushed into the streets to Department Report on the watch them slowly drift by Hindenburg Disaster stated: (despite their cruising speeds “The cause of the accident being 70+ mph4). Flying on was the ignition of a mixture a zeppelin was akin to flying of free hydrogen and air. to the moon today—but with Based upon the evidence, a cruise ship-like comforts. leak at or in the vicinity of cell The Hindenburg featured 4 and 5 caused a combustible fine dining, a grand piano in the lounge (that was not

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A burned letter carried by the Hindenburg. The 300+ letters that survived are valued at thousands of dollars. (Photo: donewithfuess.)

The Hindenburg under construction. (Photo: German Federal Archives.) on the airship’s last flight) and even a smoking room—electric lighters were used, and a double airlock door secured it from other compartments. For added safety, it was located on the bottom level so any escaping hydrogen would travel upward and away from the smoking room.5 The Hindenburg Disaster has yielded items that are collected. reported that a bottle of Lowenbrau beer on the airship sold for $16,000 in 2009: “The Lowenbrau bottle, still full, has a scorched label with the brand’s logo. The bottle was found by the local fire chief after the crash in Lakehurst, New Jersey. He buried six bottles and a pitcher at the site and came back later to recover his ‘treasure.’ He gave all but one of the bottles to friends. One bottle was donated to the Lowenbrau brewery collection in 1977.” Even though tickets for the Hindenburg were $450 each6 during the Depression ($7,500 today), zeppelins also made a huge income by carrying mail. The Hindenburg had more than 17,000 pieces on board when it burned, and about 40 cents was charged to carry a letter7. That was equal to about $6.66 today; as a point of reference, during the Depression, a one pound of the best steak cost 20 cents8. Just over 300 pieces of mail survived the crash and fire, and today, individual letters can sell for thousands of dollars. Some even sell for tens of thousands of dollars depending on the stamps they bear, the franking and country of origin9. Of course, with values like these, fakes have been found. Mail carried on the Hindenburg before the disaster and

The Hindenburg flying over Lakehurst two years before the disaster. on other airships can sell for less than $100 to several hundred dollars. Other Hindenburg items include coffee, cups, pot, silverware and even parts of the metal structure. Most are in museums or the Smithsonian, but sometimes, these items show up on eBay or in auctions. On a side note, the Hindenburg was not the worst zeppelin accident in history. The USS Akron, a rigid Navy airship, crashed off the coast of New Jersey four years before the Hindenburg on April 4, 1933. Of the 76 crew and passengers on board, 73 died, most of them from drowning and hypothermia. While flying into a storm in the dark, the Akron was hit by strong winds that forced it down toward the surface of the ocean. With damaged rudder cables, efforts to gain elevation were unsuccessful, and Akron crashed into the Atlantic. This disaster actually helped to save lives on its sister ship, the USS Macon, when it crashed in the Pacific in February of 1935. It carried lifejackets and inflatable rafts because of the Akron, and only two men died. As with many zeppelin accidents, human error was the major cause. On the Macon, structural failure punctured helium gas bags; however, it could have made it to base in this condition, except the officers and crew overcompensated by dropping ballast and increasing the engines’ power to gain lift. This propelled the airship above 4,000 feet where the low pressure sucked out too much helium for the ship to stay aloft. It drifted down into the ocean. The Hindenburg Disaster will never be forgotten, but the miracle of so many people surviving the inferno should also be remembered. ---------------------------Detailed information on the Hindenburg and other airships can be found at www.postalmuseum. html. 2 3, 4, 5 6 www.postalmuseum. 7 8 9 Ibid and Michel Zeppelin Specialized Catalogue 2003, by Michel. 1

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Art & Antiques

by Dr. Lori

Big Bucks for Old Books By Lori Verderame I have a lovely, scholarly sister who works as an English professor. She, better than anyone else I know, certainly is acquainted with and knowledgeable about great books. This level of education and passion is what makes someone a great book collector. My sister is not a book collector by any means, but what she knows about books can help interested collectors select the best titles for both their bedside tables and their bank accounts. Informed book collectors know which books to covet and which ones to condemn. If you want a recommendation about a great book to read, I say that your best bet is to consult with an avid reader. If you want to know about the market for a particularly great book, ask an appraiser who is an avid reader. If you want to start your own collection of fine literary masterpieces that are as interesting as they are valuable, my advice is to start reading. In this age of Nooks, Kindles, and other electronic readers, I have found over the years that the best collectors in any field are the ones who know their stuff inside and out—no matter the format. When it comes to books, knowing the field surely describes my sister. If I need the inside scoop on the best titles, she’s my “go to girl” on the topic. Whether you are interested in displaying or digesting your collection of old books, the book collector is not a thing of the past. Many people are enjoying the process of seeking out and assembling enviable libraries. Here are some tips to remember when collecting old books: 1. Books were made differently in bygone days compared to the way that they are made today. The paper used in centuries past had a high acid content and wood pulp which promotes yellowing over time. These pages can easily rip, crease, tear and discolor. Touching them repeatedly can also result in drying out your hands as you read these cherished titles. Be gentle. 2. If you are reading your old books solely for enjoyment, take care when turning the pages and when opening the cover. Don’t stress the binding by opening and closing the book too often. Books should be placed on their side, not upright upon a shelf. 3. Use a book stand to host an aging book whenever it is

convenient. This accessory will help to keep the binding strong, the pages intact, and protect the overall structure of the book. Condition of your old book will impact value, too. 4. Books featuring imagery by important illustrators hold their value in the marketplace such as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with John Tenniel illustrations or Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson with illustrations by N. C. Wyeth. Other famous illustrators can impact a vintage book’s value like Beatrix Potter, E.B. Lewis, Rockwell Kent, etc. 5. Good condition is very important. If you can, purchase or retain original wrappers, dust jackets, and slipcases as these accessories can increase the value of a vintage book. Great novels that masterfully chronicle a time period and place in the world, such as Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind, are desirable and valuable. Also, books that highlight a particular genre or make an impact on the history of literature itself, like J. K. Rowling’s’ Harry Potter series, are favorites with collectors, too. So, before you put old books that are gathering dust into a box and bring them to the local book barn or neighborhood yard sale, find out what your bookshelves hold in terms of historical content and cash. --------------Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide listed at www. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel. Visit, www., Lori Verderame on Google+ or call 888-431-1010. See Dr. Lori May 4 at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, Winchester, Va., or May 24 and 25 at Pungo Strawberry Festival, Pungo (Virginia Beach), Va.

Lynchburg Museum’s Major Exhibit on the James River Beginning June 6, the Lynchburg Museum will take visitors on an 18-month journey along the James River with “Experience The James: Lynchburg’s Pathway to the World” and explore the history, imagery, art and natural resources of this majestic waterway. Objects on display will include prehistoric tools, ceramics, tobacco-related items, art, and items recovered from sunken vessels that plied the river and canals. Some of the earliest bricks made in North America, fishhooks, Native American trade goods, food remains, and pottery are included from recent excavations in Jamestown fort. Pirates and floods are part of the story. The Museum is borrowing images and artifacts from Historic Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, regional artists, Library of Virginia, E.C. Glass Art Collection, Hampton Roads Naval Museum, Archeological Society of Virginia, Mariner’s Museum and others. The exhibition is funded by the Bank of the James, James River Arts and Cultural District grant, James River Association, discoverLynchburg, and the Lynchburg Museum System Foundation. For information, call 434-455 6226.

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3. Decatur Memories Antiques and Gifts 2406 Old Moulton Rd., SW, Decatur, AL 35603. Located 2/10 of a mile west of the Beltline on Old Moulton Road, Memories carries a variety of antiques, gift lines and collectibles. We are a Fenton Showcase Dealer. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone (256) 3556805 or (256) 350-5351. Email dotn2406 (P5/13-K) 4. Dothan Vintage Chic 140 N. Foster St., Dothan, AL 36303. Located in historic downtown Dothan. Vintage shopping the way it used to be. Small local shop where we get to know our customers. You never know what you’ll find here because every day provides a different experience. Open Tuesday-Friday from 10 to 4 and Saturday from 10:30 to 2:30.  Info: 334-792-0280,, (P 7/14-PA)

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5. Opelika Angel’s Antique and Flea Mall 900 Columbus Pkwy., Opelika, Al. 36801. Located 1 block off I-85 (exit 62) between Atlanta and Montgomery, in Historic Opelika. At 68,000 sq. ft. and over 400 dealers, Angel’s is HUGE! We’ve separated the antiques alley (old stuff) from tag sale heaven (old & new). Prices are low because dealers pay low rent and no commissions. Come buy where the Pickers Pick! Open every day, 10-7 (CST) and Sun. 1-5 CST. Call 334-745-3221, or visit or “Angels” on Facebook. (P/M-K)

8. Alexandria Valley Antiques & Collectibles 6312 US Hwy 431, Alexandria, AL 36250. Hours: Mon-Sat. 10:00-5:00 pm, Sun 1:00-5:00 pm. We have 4,500 square feet of everything from black powder long guns, vintage jewelry, artwork, clothing, hats, furniture, chandeliers, rugs, coins, knives, Nascar as well as collectibles and gifts. Don’t miss our Mark Down corner. We are located halfway between I-59 and I-20 on US Hwy 431 at mile marker 240. Great merchandise at affordable prices. (256) 820-0025. (P12/14 -M)

6. Prattville Memories Flea An’Tique Mall 1724-A E. Main St., 2.3 miles off I-65 (Exit 179), located between Badcocks Furniture and Big Lots. 23,000 sq. ft. of shopping for antiques, collectibles, glassware, books, records, coins, jewelry, furniture and more. Open 9-6 Mon.- Sat. and 1-5 Sun. Phone 334-491-5800. (P 4/14-PA)

9. Wetumpka Wetumpka Flea Market and Antiques 5266 Hwy. 231, Wetumpka, AL 36092. In the Winn-Dixie Shopping Center across from Ruby Tuesdays. 25,000 sq. ft. of air-conditioned antiques, collectibles, and neat stuff of all kinds. Low rent to draw only the finest dealers. Hours:Mon-Sat. 10-6, Sun. 1-5. Info: 334-567-2666. (P 4/14-PA)

7. Valley Timeless Antiques & Flea Market 2918 20th Ave., Valley, AL 36854. Come see the shop everybody’s talking about! Conveniently located off exit 79 of I-85, with offerings and features too numerous to list here. Visit us online at, then beat a path to our door. Ph: (334) 768-8463. (K-P/M)

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1. Ellenton Feed Store Antique Mall Inc., 4407 Hwy. 301, Ellenton, Fla. 34222. 50 quality dealers showing lots of furniture, china, glassware, primitives, jewelry & something for just about everybody. It’s a soup-tonuts mall, located less than a half-mile off I-75, exit 224. Just take 301 South to the mall. We’ll see you there! Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5. Call 941-729-1379. (C/A-K)

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4. South Pittsburg South Pittsburg Antiques 224 S. Cedar Ave., is located in the Tennessee River Valley where I-24 meets Hwy. 72. We offer a wonderful collection of exquisite antiques from around the world. Choose from American and European furniture, chandeliers, lamps, china, pottery, glassware, Oriental rugs, door hardware, architectural antiques, collectibles and vintage jewelry. We have a massive fine art selection. I24 exit 152, right 2 miles. In historic downtown South Pittsburg, 20 min. west of Chattanooga, Open 7 days a week. 423-837-5439; www. (P/M-M)

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1. Alpharetta Queen of Hearts 670 N. Main St., Alpharetta, GA 30009. 200+ dealers and 33,000 sq. ft. of fine quality antiques and interiors, located just one block south of Windward Parkway and 3/4 mi. N of downtown on Hwy. 9. Open 7 days a week, Mon.-Sat. 10-6; Thurs. 10-8; Sun. 12-6. Come by and see us. 678-297-7571. (P/M-M) 2. Barnesville Antiques on Atlanta 100 Atlanta Street, Barnesville, GA 30204. Come shop the area’s newest antique mall located in historic downtown Barnesville, Ga., just south of Atlanta and only 12 miles off I-75 at exit #201. Built in 1898 and used by the Franklin Buggy Company, our restored facility now offers a fresh, relaxing environment to shop for your favorite antiques, collectables and oddities that will please almost every shopper. Make us your destination and take time to stroll through our beautiful historic downtown area, located just 1 block from our shop. Open 7 days a week: Mon.-Sat. 10– 6; Sun. 1–6. Be sure to visit us on Facebook. Drive safe, and we’ll see you soon! 470-592-2033. (P/M-M) 3. Bowman The Shops of Bowman NE Georgia’s antique destination. Six unique antique stores, all located on the historic square. Stop in for a visit & enjoy our relaxed small town charm. Lots of variety & the best prices around. From country primitive to 50s modern. Multiple restaurants & a great little coffee shop. Plan to spend the day. All stores open Thursday-Sunday, many open Wed. too. We are at the intersection of GA Hwy. 17 & 172 in Elbert County, GA. Check out for store info, hours, directions. See you soon! (P/M-K)

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4. Bolingbroke Antiques of Bolingbroke 8083 Rivoli Rd. (Hwy. 41). I-75 N., Exit 175, I-475, Exit 15; right in the fork of I-75 & I-475. Three buildings full of period/ 1930s furniture and accessories, American, English & French. Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5:30. Call us at 478-9949353 and stop by today! (P/M-M) 5. Buford Queen of Hearts - Buford 4125 Ga. Hwy. 20, Buford, GA 30518. Located across from the Home Depot. 175+ dealers and 33,000 sq. ft. of fine quality antiques and interiors. Open 7 days a week, Mon.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Thurs. 10-8 Sun. 12pm-6pm. Come by and see us soon! Info: 678-714-0643. (P/M-M) Further Down the Rabbit Hole Specializing in Primitives, Antiques, Vintage and Cottage. We are located in historic downtown Buford at 15 Scott Street, Buford, GA 30518. Phone: 770-831-5040. Our winter hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 12 noon to 4. Visit us on the web at www., and visit us on Facebook! (P/M-M) 6. Brooklet 67 Antique Mall 6700 Ga. Hwy 67, 1/4 mile North of Exit 127 on I-16. 10 miles South of Statesboro and GSU, also only 35 minutes from downtown Savannah. Located just off I-16; Exit 127, one of the area’s cleanest, biggest and best antique malls. 12,000 sq.ft., 100 booths; offering a wide variety of stained glass, antiques, sports memorabilia, coins, collectibles and so much more for you to enjoy. Join us in our 1950s-style snack bar for

an ice cold Coke. Our gift shop sells locallymade candy, syrup, jams, etc. We love our customers! Open M-F 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun 1-5 and closed on Tuesday. 912-839-2167, (P 5-14/M) 7. Calhoun Calhoun Antique Mall & Calhoun Auction Estate Sales, LLC Antique Mall, Open daily - 9 to 6pm Monday thru Saturday, 1 to 5pm Sunday. Up to 80 dealers set up with quality antiques, fine furniture, dep. glass, pottery, fossils, coins, records, books. Only 150 ft from I-75 exit 315, 1503 Red Bud Rd., Calhoun, GA. Phone 706-625-2767. The Calhoun Auction & Estate Sales LLC, is now taking calls for complete Estate Liquidations, Turn Key operations, set-up and display, research and advertising. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. All personal property, 20 years experience wholesale and retail sales and liquidations. Reasonable rates and professional staff. Call David Falls 706-506-8014. GL. #3707. (P/M-K) 8. Chamblee Antique Row of Chamblee Conveniently located in North Atlanta, just inside I-285 on Broad Street & Peachtree Rd. in Old Chamblee. Chamblee’s Antique Row is the largest and most distinctive antiques destination in the Southeast. Visitors enjoy browsing 20 shops with over 250,000 sq. ft. of antiques and col-lectibles including an outstanding selection of American & European furniture, advertising, Americana, painting, prints, pottery, glassware, toys, dolls, early medical & scientific instruments, clocks, watches, Art Deco & ‘50’s Modern, vintage clothing, linens, rare books, post cards, ephemera, costume & estate jewelry, radios, telephones, restaurant decor & prop rentals, coin-ops, silver, Black Americana, old sporting collectibles & more. www.AntiqueRow. com. 770-458-6316. (P/M-K) 9. Clarkesville Old Clarkesville Mill Art & Antique Mall 583 Grant Street, Clarkesville, GA. 100+ vendors have filled 1/2 acre of this former textile mill with art, antiques, art supplies, vintage furniture, costume jewelry, ladies clothing, books, collectible dolls, rustic decor, old farm implements and more. Be sure to check the birding supplies, bird houses, hummingbird feeder sand all the great trees, shrubs, annual and perennials in our Garden Center. Call 706-839-7500 or visit (P/M-M) 10. Cleveland Yonah Treasures 2047-C Helen Hwy., Cleveland, GA 30528. Art, pottery, folk pottery, wood creations, cabin decor, custom picture framing, jewelry and fashion accessories. Hours: Wed.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-4. Next to the Yonah Burger, 2 miles north of Cleveland. Call 706-348-8236 for more info. (P/M-M) 11. COMMERCE Our Town Antiques 1671 S. Elm St., Commerce, GA 30529. Located in historic downtown Commerce. Antique mall with 16 dealers offering something for everyone. Come browse our large selection of quality antique furniture and glassware, as well as our collections of Roseville, Hull and Weller pottery,

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railroad items, military dinnerware, wall pockets and primitives. We also carry a large selection of folk art, including paintings by “Corn bread” Anderson, R.A. Miller and Marie Elam, as well as folk pottery by the Meaders family, Charlie West and Huey and Anne Wheeler. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. 706-335-8065. Visit us on the web at and visit us on Facebook! Email: (P/ M-K) 12. Conyers Lingering Memories Antiques and Collectables

1403 Old McDonough Hwy., SE, Conyers, GA 30094. A multi-dealer mall with 12,500 sq.ft. of merchandise that changes daily. Come see our huge Elvis collection, and it is for sale! Movies are filmed here. We have antiques, collectibles, glassware, kitchenware, new and old furniture, home décor, unique items, record albums, new and old items. New dealer space available, and we accept furniture consignments. Open: Mon.Sat. 10-6. Call 770-761-3486. Like us on Facebook. (P/M-M) 13. Griffin South Of Atlanta Shops Weekend Treasures, 125 South Hill Street, 770233-1559; ‘Tiques & Fleas, 1511 Vaughn Rd., 770-265-1790; 47th Avenue Antiques, 324 E. Broad St., #212, in the Broad St. Mill, 404-5694760; 14. LaGrange Bradley’s Antiques & More 127 Main Street-Historic Downtown, LaGrange, GA 30240. Open: Daily 11-5; closed Wednesday & Sunday. Visit us on facebook or www.; 30+ consignors – We conduct estate/tag sales. 5,000 sq. ft. full of antiques, painted furniture, garden iron, pottery, sterling & costume jewelry, pictures, lamps, mirrors. Info: 706-837-4888. (P5/14-M) 15. Lake Park Farm House Antiques I-75, exit 5 , Lake Park, GA (behind Taco Bell). Multi-dealer mall with a wide variety of glass, furniture, vintage pottery, old books , fishing collectibles, estate jewelry and more. Open 7 days 10-6, 229-559-0199 (P/M-M)

Antiquing Kentucky 1. Bowling Green Vette City Antiques & Collectibles 778 Interstate Drive, Bowling Green, KY 2101. 250 booths of climate-controlled shopping. Antiques, primitives and collectibles of all kinds. Don’t miss us! (Exit 28 on I-65) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. -Sun. 9-6. Phone 270-3939500. P/M-K) 2. Franklin Strictly County Antique Mall 31-W North, 5945 Bowling Green Rd., Franklin, KY 42134 is located on a working farm approx. 5 miles north of Franklin, KY . The original farmhouse, built in the 1840s, is occupied by the mall’s owners. The home and farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places because it is one of the few homesteads in S.Cen-

20. Plains Country Charm Antiques & Gifts (Plains, home of President Jimmy Carter) Located at Plains Historic Inn (early 1900) and Antique Market, 106 Main St., open 7 days a week. We have a wide selection of antique furniture, pottery, crystal, china, books by Jimmy Carter and gifts for all occasions and much more. Over 25 dealers, call for Inn reservations or the Market at 229-824-4517. (P/M-M)

16. Lexington Lexington Antique Mall 102 E. Main St., Lexington, GA 30648. Located just 15 miles east of Athens on Hwy. 78 (across from the Oglethorpe County Courthouse), this lovely antique mall features lots of period American furniture, primitives, smalls and something for just about everybody. Well worth the weekend side trip while you’re on the Antique Trail! Open Wed.& Thurs. by appointment, Fri. 11-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Log on to or e-mail us at Ph: (706) 743-5575 (P/ M-K)

21. Marietta Queen of Hearts 2745 Sandy plains Road, Marietta, GA 30066, at the intersection of Post Oak Tritt and Sandy Plains Rd. 175+ dealers and 24,000 sq. ft. of fine quality antiques and interiors. open 7 days a week. Hours: 10-6 Monday-Saturday; 10-8 Thursday; 12-6 Sunday. Come by and see our new store soon! Info: 678-453-0600. (P/M-M)

17. Lilburn Antiques in Old Town 93 Main St., Lilburn Ga. 30047 Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5, closed Sunday...Gone to church. Visit us at Great prices...dealers love us ! Unique display and selection. Small-town atmosphere, big-time inventory. 18 years selling great antiques, vintage and seasonal items. Come on by...6,000 square feet of treasures await you! Ph: (770) 279-1300. (P/M-K)

22. Senoia Senoia is hometo well established antique shops, bed and breakfast inns and an ecletic selection of one-of-a-kind gift shops. To learn more about Senoia, visit,,, or become a fan on Facebook at ExploreSenoia. Conveniently located 35 miles south of Atlanta. Take Interstate 85 to Exit #61 (Hwy.74) which leads to Rockaway Road and turn right. Rockaway becomes Main Street as one comes upon the historic district. (CA/K)

18. McDonough Planters Walk Antique Mall 42 Keys Ferry St., McDonough, GA 30253. Housed in an 18th century cotton warehouse, in about 15,000 sq, ft. of space, on the Downtown Square in downtown McDonough. Over 40 dealers, offering a little bit of everything: primitives, glassware, pottery, paintings, and much more. Located 3 miles off exit 221 of I-75. Open Tues.-Sat. 10-5, closed Sun. & Mon. 678-4325250. (P/M-K)

23. ST. MARYS St. Mary’s Antique Mall 921 Osborne Rd., St. Marys, GA 31558. Located in beautiful St. Marys, Ga., the 2nd oldest city in America. Come browse our 7,000 square feet of climate-controlled space, packed with antiques and collectibles, including Civil War relics and vintage furniture. Open 7 days a week, from 11-6. We’re located not far off exit 1 of I95. Ph: (912) 673-8884. (PM/K)

19. PERRY Antique Theatre 806 Commerce St., Perry, GA 31069. I-75, Exit 136, 1 mile into town then turn right. Located in Perry’s historic Muse Theatre are 2 stories filled with fine antiques, vintage furniture, linens, china, glassware, collectibles, books, jewelry, homemade items, artwork, and more. Show Times are Tues.-Sat. 10-6 and Sun. 1-5. Call 478-224-6873 or visit for more info. See you soon! (P8-14/ M)

tral KY., which still has the original outbuildings intact. Don’t let the name fool you. Strictly Country offers antiques from various periods and styles. Visitors are welcome year round, excluding Easter, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day. Open 10am to 5pm, Mon. thru Sat., closed Sunday. Phone (270) 586-3978. (PM/K)

1915 building. We’ve got antiques, fine furniture, silver, collectibles, cut glass and more. Light fixture restoration, burners, wicks. Come see our large oil lamp collection. Open Mon.Sat, from 10-4:30. E-mail us for info at, or call (270) 8217311. (P/M-K)

3. Madisonville Kesterson’s Korner 502 Hall Street, Madisonville, KY 42431. Come experience 40 years of antiquing packed into a

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1. Denmark The Caroline Collection Fine Antiques One of the Southeast’s finest & largest private collections of quality antiques displayed in vignette settings on three spacious floors of the historic AT&T building, also, The Mayfield House and The Old Commissary. Denmark, SC, at the intersection of Hwy. 321 & Hwy. 78. Open Mon.Sat. 10-5, closed Sun. Anytime by appointment. 803-793-4739. (PM-M)


shells and sculptures. Open Wed.-Sat. from 10-5 (except January to April, when we travel the world to find the new, the unusual and the historic to put into our museum-shop). Located off exit 135 (378W) or 122 (521N) of I-95. Ph: (803) 774-3475, www.cannofsiam. com. (P/M-K).

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side seating area. Classes forming soon (quilting, painting, etc.). Got a special event? We can host it in our new Events Center. For reservations, call (704) 795-2657 or e-mail Visit us online at www. (P/M-K) 3. Franklin Whistle Stop Antique Mall 1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734. Experience North Carolina’s newest and largest antique mall with over 100,000 sq. ft. housing antiques and other fine shops. There’s a full size caboose right inside the mall, as well as fine antique cars and a train engine. Located in the western corner of the state, just south of the Great Smoky Mountains. Mon.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. 1-5. Call (828) 3490576. (P/M-K) 4. Greensboro Antique Market Place 6428 Burnt Poplar Road, Greensboro, NC 27409. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK. Right off I-40 at

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1. CHARLOTTE Metrolina Expo Marketplace 7100 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, N.C. Held the first weekend of every month! Four days of shopping just $5! (5 days for $10 for April and November Extravaganza). Come find great treasures and gifts at the Metrolina Marketplace from antique to shabby chic and everything in between. Collectibles and antiques to Market Street: home decor, fine antiques, furniture, collectibles, antique guns, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys and games, silver, pottery, china, coins, ephemera, salvage items, outdoor decor, vintage instruments, fresh produce and more. Exit 16A off I-77. (P/M-K).

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1. Ponchatoula The Shops of Ponchatoula Ponchatoula is nicknamed “America’s Antique City.” Over 250,000 sq. ft. of antiques and collectibles shops all within walking distance of one another. Ponchatoula is located 35 minutes north of New Orleans and 35 minutes east of Baton Rouge. For more information call 1-800-617-4502 or log on www.ponchatoulachamber. 20 to com. (P/M-K)

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Dealers Wanted! Antique dealers and makers and sellers of all handmade items--woodworking, yard art, jewelry, glass, pottery, dolls, stained glass, and so on. New location opening up in Chamblee area, 1 mile inside I-285 off Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Rent space for $2.50 per sq.ft.—any size you want. For info, call 404-574-3555 or email rmb@

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McCormick Place Antiques & Collectibles Come visit us during the 400 Mile Sale, June 5-8!

• New Items Arriving All the Time! • 200 Year Old Chippendale Large Highboy • 35 Miles from Bowling Green, KY 65 Miles From Nashville

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Gordon and Eleanor McCormick welcome you to step inside and step back in time while browsing stunning items from the past, including lots of beautiful furniture (cherry, mahogany, walnut and oak), handmade Amish furniture, over 20 different dining sets, plus beautiful sofas and love seats. We also have fine china (Noritake, Haviland, Limoges), beds (walnut, cherry, brass and iron), gorgeous chandeliers, very large oval and gold leaf beveled mirrors, glassware, lots of lamps and other unique items. Great for weddings and other special occasions. Take home a print from artists such as C.G. Morehead, Don Enser and Glen Robertson, plus many one-of-a-kind pictures and oil paintings. We have several pieces over 200 years old, including a beautiful walnut corner cupboard, almost 9' tall. We also have an outstanding large wardrobe and marvelous woodwork, including 18 doors. MAJOR STOCK REDUCTION AND INVENTORY SALE NOW UNDERWAY!

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Auction House & Gallery Sold $121,000

Sold $43,660

Location: 1034 Gateway Blvd. Ste. 106-108 Boynton Beach, FL 33426 Phone: (561) 200-0893 • Toll Free: 800-991-3340

Sold $37,760

Sold $70,800

Sold $9,680

Famille Rose Porcelain Screen

Sold $27,830

Red Coral Carving Guangxu Fish Bowl

Jade Moonflask Vase

Jadeite Cabochon & Diamond Ring

Mongolian Silver & Jade Incense Burner

Huge Two Day Antique Auction May 23 & 24

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Sale starts Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. Preview: Thursday 1-7 p.m., Friday 1- 5 p.m. & Saturday 9:30 to 11 a.m. A superb auction with over 1400 lots. Partial listing as follows:


ots of fine oil paintings many by listed artists including Alexis Vanhamme, Maurice Grosser, Louis Franciscus, Kenyon Rodman, P.Ostrander, W.J. Crampton, Wallburg Egon, Gyorgy Nemeth, David Hicks Elizabeth Oliver (Tryon, NC), Henri Duvieux , early unsigned oils and portraits, engravings including original Audubon, lithographs including Currier & Ives, etchings including original Louis Icart, bronzes including life size, miniature paintings on porcelain and ivory. Fine glassware includes Tiffany, Galle, Lalique, Baccarat, Steuben, Durand, Loetz, Italian, Waterford, collection of brilliant period cut glass, colored cut-to-clear, perfume bottles including Steuben & Lalique, sterling silver including Victorian servers, candelabras, repousse humidor, sets of flatware, silverplate, fine estate jewelry including platinum diamond rings, diamond and sapphire, fancy colored diamonds, emerald, ruby, tanzanite, opal, citrine, aquamarine and many other gemstone rings, bracelets, necklaces, brooches and earrings, pearls, Indian jewelry, lots of fine furniture including pie safe, chests, tables, silverware chest on stand, stands, chairs, bookcases, cabinets, fine Oriental rugs from many estates from mats to runners to room size including silk, lots of porcelains including Limoges, Meissen, Dresden, Herend, Wedgwood, Old Paris, R.S. Prussia, Pickard, large amount of sets of fine china, sets of plates, sets of stemware including Hawkes, lamps, outstanding Oriental collection including porcelains, Satsuma, Nippon, Imari, cinnabar, famile rose, blue & white, cloisonnĂŠ, carved jade, snuff bottles,woodblocks, canes, clocks, early Disney cels, oil lamp collection, fine early quilts, collection of early samplers and textiles, Collection of pistols and rifles,pair of early French Dueling pistols with gold inlay, Catawba slave document, early Coca-Cola collection, Indian relics, Steins, banks, toys, fine library of early leather bound books, Art Deco items and so much more. Truly, something for everyone!

Call for details (828) 696-3440

Dealers & public welcome. 13% buyer’s premium (in-house), 15% on-line or live phone bidding. NCAL#5079. Full catalogs with photos on website at (one week prior).

Richard D. Hatch & Associates

913 Upward Road, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 Take Exit 53 off I-26, then go 1 mile north on Upward Rd.

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