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Art Nouveau & Art Deco in The United States

Art Nouveau & Art Deco in The United States

The Art Nouveau Period In The United States The Art Nouveau period in the United States was at its pinnacle from 1890 to 1910 before fading out in the beginning of the roaring twenties. Regarding decorative arts, the period was dominated by...

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Automobilia – What’s HOT in Collectible Cars?

Automobilia – What’s HOT in Collectible Cars?

Within the antique and auction world, one of the largest collecting communities has always been Automobilia. “Automobilia”, for those who do not know, refers to cars, trucks, and everything that relates to them. Numerous times a year auctions...

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What Is Grandma’s Antique Glass Collection Worth?

What Is Grandma’s Antique Glass Collection Worth?

One of the most common calls received when working in the antique and auction world is, “what is my grandmother’s antique glass collection worth?” The term “antique glass” is very broad, encompassing a myriad of different makers and styles...

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Will There Ever Be Too Many Star Wars Movies Made?

Will There Ever Be Too Many Star Wars Movies Made?

Later this month on December 14th, the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy Episode VII: The Last Jedi will be released. In total, this will be the ninth live action film released since Episode IV in 1978. Upcoming we know there will be...

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The history of Transformers before the Transformers

The history of Transformers before the Transformers

2017 marked the ten-year anniversary of the Transformers film franchise and thirty-third anniversary of the brand as a whole. This past June, Transformers: The Last Knight was released, being the fifth film in the franchise with a Bumblebee...

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The Baseball Market: Now versus Now

The Baseball Market: Now versus Now

One market within the antique and auction world which has always been subject to vast changes is baseball trading cards. Rewind thirty-five years; baseball cards were hotter than generators during last week’s snowstorm. People could not get...

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Auction 101: What You Need To Know

Auction 101: What You Need To Know

What is an auction? For most people, the idea of an auction might make them think about buying cattle, chickens, horses, and livestock. Or, what happens to someone’s home when it is “sold at auction”. But, for some, it’s an entire world with...

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How much money is in your piggy bank?

How much money is in your piggy bank?

Numismatics, a term which some may not know, is the study of coins, paper currency, and medals. Many people, over time, have enjoyed collecting money. Numismatics has its roots in Ancient Rome with historical records indicating that everyone...

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