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New Show in New York City
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JMK Shows has announced in a press release that it will enter the New York City antiques market with "an elegant, sophisticated show that will be geared for the modern lifestyles of today's affluent society, while incorporating much that is traditional and fashionable."The 40-dealer New York Antiques Show will take ... (Read More)

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40th Annual Memorial Day Auction Passes to the Next Generation
by Robert Kyle

Charles Funkhouser & Son, Johnsville, Marylandby Robert KyleJohnsville is a tiny 18th-century town about ten miles east of Frederick, Maryland, and has had auctions continually since 1967. Little has changed and a lot has changed. Most notably, the local auction company, commonly known as "the Johnsville Auction," is under new ... (Read More)

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Woodville Show to Debut
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The Woodville Antiques Show & Sale will premiere November 9-11 at the European Antique Auction Gallery at 367 Highway 61 in Woodville, Mississippi.A dozen generous business sponsors have joined with the Wilkinson County Museum for this community event, which continues to expand the museum's many local activities and accomplishments. The ... (Read More)

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The Firearms Column
by Robert Kyle

by Robert KyleA rare opportunity to bid on items from one of the most significant private arms accumulations in America—if not the world—will occur when part one of the Frank and Karen Sellers collection is offered by Rock Island Auction in Moline, Illinois, September 8-10."His collection is rich in history ... (Read More)

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Heritage Civil War Auction Totals Over $6.5 Million
by Karl H. Pass

Heritage Auction Galleries, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaby Karl H. PassHeritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, Texas, conducted a two-day sale of 744 lots of Civil War items on June 24 and 25, totaling $6,533,431.47 (includes buyers' premiums). Held at the Wyndham Gettysburg hotel within the newly constructed Gateway Gettysburg complex outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, ... (Read More)

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Dennis Holzman of Albany, New York
by Frank Donegan

In the Tradeby Frank DoneganWhat do you do when you graduate from college with a degree in 20th-century American poetry? Lots of people would tell you to prepare for that proverbial job at McDonald's. On the other hand, you could do what Dennis Holzman did and become an antiques dealer.Holzman's ... (Read More)

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Things Go Better with Coke-Like Toys and Dolls
by Mark Sisco

James D. Julia, Inc., Fairfield, Maineby Mark SiscoAt James D. Julia's toy, doll, and advertising auction on June 23 in Fairfield, Maine, the top lot brought just over $40,000, and dozens of items sold above the $5000 mark. What was equally remarkable is that only a few dozen items failed ... (Read More)

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Something Called "Bailment"
by Steve Proffitt

Auction Law and Ethicsby Steve ProffittLast month I mentioned that fellow column writer David Vazdauskas had written me about a consignor who suffered a loss of property consigned to an auction house. David asked what recourse the consignor had. That made me think of a reader's letter I had received ... (Read More)

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Something Called Bailment
by Steve Proffitt

Auction Law and Ethicsby Steve ProffittLast month I mentioned that fellow column writer David Vazdauskas had written me about a consignor who suffered a loss of property consigned to an auction house. David asked what recourse the consignor had. That made me think of a reader's letter I had received ... (Read More)

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Light Attendance, Good Sales at Litchfield County Antiques Show
by Ed Pfeiffer

Kent, Connecticutby Ed PfeifferWhat does it take to create a prestigious, top-flight antiques show? Based on the highly respected and upscale Litchfield County Antiques Show, which took place this year on June 23 and 24 in Kent, Connecticut, there seem to be several key ingredients. Start with an eye-pleasing, tastefully ... (Read More)
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