Religious Items – The Art of Collecting – Reyne Haines & Jonathan Novack

January 13th, 2010 by

Reyne and Jonathan make another visit to LR Antiques to speak to Lara about religious items to collect. We see many unique pieces which are collectible but also conversation pieces in your home. We take a look at rosaries and other cross pieces to menorahs anyone can afford.

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Marburger Farm Antique Show – The Art of Collecting – Reyne Haines & Jonathan Novack

January 12th, 2010 by

Reyne and Jonathan take a trip to Marburger Farm Antique Show, one of the biggest shows in Texas, held twice yearly. Over 350 dealers display their wares at this great event. Reyne stops by an antique textile booth to chat with the dealer.

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Bonhams & Butterfields – Fine African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

January 12th, 2010 by

Auction – February 12, 2010

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Reproductions – The Scourge of the Collecting World – by Rosemary Trietsch

January 11th, 2010 by
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Reproduction is on left, original on right

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of collectors like finding out that their beloved collectible is being reproduced. The mere mention of the ‘R’ word causes blood pressure to soar as prices plummet in even the most established collecting market. Yes, reproductions are the scourge of the collecting world. But is it ever acceptable to buy one?

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Phillips de Pury & Company -Catalogues, Exciting Auctions in New York & London, Photography, Contemporary Art, Jewels & Design

January 11th, 2010 by

Spring auction, February 12 & 13, 2010, Contemporary Art – London

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Keno Auctions New York, NY – Sneak Peek of items to be auctioned

January 11th, 2010 by

Keno Auctions

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Charles Hollis Jones – by Matt Burkholz

January 11th, 2010 by

chjmetricAs a longtime dealer and collector of antiques specializing in fine bakelite jewelry and objects, I’m basically a 20′s-40′s deco dude. I’ve always been drawn to mid century modern furniture, and I’ve studied and lectured about the all the classics; Breuer, Saarinen, Eames, Nelson…..but the quintessential purist machinist design aesthetic and the non-ornamental nature of most modern furniture left me a little under-done.

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Pinball Pandemonium – The Art of Collecting – Reyne Haines & Jonathan Novack

January 10th, 2010 by

Pinball wizards, Reyne and Jonathan check out a pinball machine collection. Keith has a collection of these machines that could make anyone fell like they are in high school again. He also has some tips on buying, if you are thinking about getting into this type of collecting.

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Action Figures – The Art of Collecting – Reyne Haines & Jonathan Novack

January 9th, 2010 by

Action figures are a part of everyone’s childhood but, you may be surprised, that after GI Joe in the 60’s, comic book action figures weren’t introduced until 1971. Reyne and Jonathan pop into Bedrock City Comics for some fun and information on collecting these mini heroes.

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Vendor Toolbox

January 8th, 2010 by

The Vendor Toolbox features articles by consultants who provide services to the industry that help business owners thrive and prosper.

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