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#Antiques News Tidbits from Facebook Posts

A round-up of interesting antiques - collectible - vintage info from this morning's Facebook posts.

See -- Facebook is for more than keeping up with your friends, it's a great info source too!


Did you miss last night's episode of AMERICAN PICKERS? No worries! Watch last night's episode and catch up on Mike & Frank's latest picks!

Mike and Frank courageously enter a Tennessee property that clearly states "no trespassing," where they enter a world of "mantiques." Then the guys meet up with Joe, a lifetime picker, whose sprawling collection spans 30 buildings.

Why do certain Elvis Presley 45s and 78s, released by Sun Records, have "push marks" on them? Click on our newest blog post to find the answer.


One of the terms that kept popping up in the descriptions written about the King's 45 rpm singles was "push marks." I could see them benea...

‎1870 Patent Model Toy & A 1919 Gilbert 'New Wheel' to Lead Vintage Toys Sale http://bit.ly/gdKqYO

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Nearly 1,200 lots of rare, vintage toys, many of them mint in the box and highly desirable pieces, will be sold in a phone, mail, Internet and catalog auction already online at SeriousToyz.com. The sale will conclude Feb. 11-12. It is an absolute auction (everything sells, r

Making Collectibles More Investable http://ht.ly/3StoW
The market for antiques and other collectibles is inefficient and daunting to nonexperts. WorthPoint, a new website, thinks technology is the answer.

Select excerpts from the interview with Harlow in Hollywood authors Darrell Rooney and Mark A. Vieira conducted on The Kitty Packard Pictorial. Plus some Harlow collectibles from the Immortal Ephemera archives to illustrate our post.

On February 8, 1887, President Grover Cleveland signs the Dawes Severalty Act into law. The act split up reservations held communally by Native American tribes into smaller units and distributed these units to individuals within the tribe.

‎1-5/8" tall flat two-sided well detailed full figure with his name on each side of his hat. Hat has a small hole so it could be joined to a chain and loop if desired. At the base of his heel is a tiny brass piece. When the object is held between the fingers with one at the hat and a thumbnail dir...

Local author Doris Bloodsworth hopes that when the community comes together this month to hear tales from her book, "Images of America: Clermont," they'll be inspired to go on a personal journey as well.

Wonder what they'll write about tomorrow? Check back...

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