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  • Frazetta’s work reaches dream-like status September 17, 2019
    Born in Brooklyn in 1928, Frank Frazetta is widely regarded as the master of modern fantasy art. Frazetta has influenced a generation of artists and filmmakers with dramatic images of muscled male war […]
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  • Mystery solved: books big sellers at Heritage September 17, 2019
    DALLAS – Rare books from the personal collection of a giant in the New York literary community were the top draws in a recent auction, bringing in tens of thousands more than their pre-sale estimates. […]
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  • Longtime antiques dealer fulfills lifelong dream September 17, 2019
    At the age when most people are well into their retirement years, Frances Veillette was fulfilling her lifelong dream at 86 of opening her own antiques store. After more than 50 years of collecting an […]
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News from Kovels

  • Kovels’ Price Guide 2020 Ready to Hit Book Stands September 19, 2019
    Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2020 is here! It's on bookstands September 24th.  Features 16,000 prices, 2,500 photographs, 500 factory marks to identify and date your antiques, […]
  • Furniture “Dust”? Beware! September 11, 2019
    Antiques and humidity, heat, bright lights and insects don’t always get along. Strange (bad) things can happen if your collectibles are exposed to some of these dangers. But it is possible some damage […]
  • 8 Great Fall Flea Markets & Antiques Shows September 4, 2019
    Fall brings plenty of flea markets and antiques shows. Collectors and antiques lovers have a wide choice of places to visit, explore and buy. Here are 8 perennial favorites that are worth a trip. Some […]

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Collecting Antique Jewelry

Antique lava cameo

The cameo image is from Ms. Cinamon's book Estate Jewelry, 1760 to 1960The article is from Collector's Weekly. It provides an   overview of antique periods and styles along with many other articles on various areas of collecting.



Antique Furniture Prices

antique furnitureThe downward trend in furniture prices is explained well by the Antiques Trade Gazette. While not necessarily good news for sellers, it is good news for buyers. The antiques industry is cyclical just like any other industry. What is down today could be up tomorrow. The chair is on exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It  is executed in the Regency style and dates to 1804.




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