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All Toys (and Trains) Aboard Sale Steams to $1.8 Million
by Dick Friz

Bertoia Auctions, Vineland, New JerseyAll Toys (and Trains) Aboard Sale Steams to $1.8 Millionby Dick FrizIt started as a beclouded, frosty spring weekend, April 27-29, but undeterred attendees at Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, New Jersey, quickly warmed up to the occasion. After the last toy trains had left the station ... (Read More)

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Dixon Painting Tops Auction
by Alice Kaufman

Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CaliforniaDixon Painting Tops Auctionby Alice KaufmanBonhams & Butterfields' paintings specialist Scot Levitt called his $4,169,700 California and American paintings auction, held May 1 in Los Angeles and San Francisco, "very good, but there were more buy-ins than I'd wanted." Nevertheless, "Western art ... (Read More)

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California Country
by Alice Kaufman

Los Altos, CaliforniaCalifornia Countryby Alice KaufmanMarie Croft, one of the 59 exhibitors at the June 10 California Country antiques show in Los Altos, California, said that like her fellow exhibitors, she was selling "memories and nostalgia." Both were thick on the ground at the show, which, as always, also featured ... (Read More)

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Wooing Younger Buyers at Christie
by John Norris

Dundas, OntarioWooing Younger Buyers at Christieby John NorrisAll prices in Canadian funds (rounded U.S. funds in parentheses)In the April 23 issue of the New Yorker, Michael Govan, director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was quoted about "the way we visit museums today, all the families with kids." ... (Read More)

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American Paintings Auction: "They Went Nuts"
by Ann Berman

Christie's, New York CityAmerican Paintings Auction: "They Went Nuts"by Ann BermanAfter spending over $55 million at Sotheby's the preceding day, insatiable American art collectors stampeded to Christie's on May 24, where the pickings were considerably more lush, and proceeded to spend over $55 million more."They went nuts," said New York ... (Read More)

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Tax Software
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #224Tax Softwareby John P. Reid, [email protected] one wants to think about federal income tax in the middle of summer, but any change in the way returns are prepared needs some thought and advance planning. There are several software products to aid tax return preparation. Many people, including self-employed ... (Read More)

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Tax Software
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #224Tax Softwareby John P. Reid, [email protected] one wants to think about federal income tax in the middle of summer, but any change in the way returns are prepared needs some thought and advance planning. There are several software products to aid tax return preparation. Many people, including self-employed ... (Read More)

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New Jersey Tool Auction
by Alexander Farnham

CRAFTS of New Jersey, Flemington, New JerseyNew Jersey Tool Auctionby Alexander FarnhamMay 5 of this year was an eventful and busy day for this writer. Most important to me was the annual Collectors of Rare and Familiar Tools Society (CRAFTS) of New Jersey tool auction, which I have covered for ... (Read More)

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Twentieth-Century Design Records at New York City June Auctions
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Twentieth-Century Design Records at New York City June Auctions by Lita Solis-CohenThe market for top-quality 20th-century design performed well in June with record-setting prices.On Tuesday evening, June 5, Christie's sold Jean Prouvé's prototype large Maison Tropicale, a prefabricated construction, for $4,968,000 (includes buyer's premium) to hotelier André Balazs. Balazs owns ... (Read More)

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The Fairhaven Antiques Festival
by Don Johnson

Fairhaven, OhioThe Fairhaven Antiques Festivalby Don JohnsonIt wasn't where it should have been. Less than two miles from my home, down a stretch of country road that draws considerable traffic, an 8" painted turtle sat motionless in the center of the blacktop, perfectly positioned between ghostly images of yellow stripes ... (Read More)
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