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Gifts from Hilda Chester
by Henry I. Kurtz

Gifts from Hilda Chester by Henry I. KurtzOn June 10, a 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers autographed team baseball with many original signatures and a New York Giants team ball from the same period were offered at Philip Weiss Auctions in Oceanside, New York. The Dodgers ball sold for $904 (includes buyer's ... (Read More)

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Annual NHADA Show Turns 50
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Annual NHADA Show Turns 50 The 50th annual New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association (NHADA) show will be held August 9-11 at the Radisson Hotel, Center of New Hampshire, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The show focuses on Americana, folk art, paintings, and formal and primitive American furnishings. Yankee magazine editor Polly ... (Read More)

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Old Fort Western Seeks Fort Descendants
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Old Fort Western Seeks Fort DescendantsOld Fort Western, the 1754 National Landmark fort, store, and house historic site on the riverfront in downtown Augusta, Maine, would like to be in touch with the descendants of people who lived in the fort's main house between 1840 and 1920. The project is ... (Read More)

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Pigeon Target Ball Flies
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Pigeon Target Ball FliesOn April 16 American Bottle Auctions of Sacramento, California, sold an Agnew Brown target ball with an embossed pigeon for $28,000 (including buyer's premium). According to the auction house, there are only two examples known, and this one came from the collection of the late Alex Kerr, ... (Read More)

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Needlework at the Rufus Porter Museum
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Needlework at the Rufus Porter MuseumA special loan exhibit of historic schoolgirl needlework will open June 28 when the Rufus Porter Museum in Bridgton, Maine, begins its summer and fall season. There will be 27 pieces of early needlework on exhibit, dating from the 1600's to 1840. Many are from ... (Read More)

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Remmey Stoneware Pitcher Found in a Well Highlights Sale
by Karl Pass

Remmey Stoneware Pitcher Found in a Well Highlights Saleby Karl PassNewly unearthed from the bottom of a well, where it had been buried for likely 175-odd years, an elaborately decorated stoneware pitcher attributed to Henry Remmey Sr. sold at Crocker Farm's May 19 sale in York, Pennsylvania, for $69,000 (including ... (Read More)

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Antique Wicker Exhibition
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Antique Wicker ExhibitionThe Sheffield Historical Society will host American Antique Wicker, an exhibition of woven furniture from the 1870's through the 1920's. Four major styles of wicker evolved during that Golden Age, and many period pieces will be on display at the Old Stone Store, the society's museum building on ... (Read More)

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A Must-Attend Event for Glass Collectors
by David Hewett

Old Greenwich, ConnecticutA Must-Attend Event for Glass Collectorsby David HewettIf you're a serious glass collector, there are two must-attend events in your collecting life. One is the Cape Cod Glass Show, sponsored by the Sandwich Glass Museum in Sandwich, Massachusetts, in September; the other is the Westchester Glass Club Collectors ... (Read More)

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40th Annual Wilton Historical Society Show a One-Day Affair This Year
by David Hewett

Wilton, Connecticut40th Annual Wilton Historical Society Show a One-Day Affair This Yearby David HewettThe exhibitors and show manager Marilyn Gould were equally apprehensive about this year's Wilton Historical Society Antiques Show in Wilton, Connecticut.Neither knew how a mix of conditions would affect their spring show, the most obvious being a ... (Read More)

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Spring Auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
by Mark Sisco

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, MaineSpring Auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleriesby Mark SiscoSome fine ship paintings and other artworks were at the heart of the March 31 and April 1 auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine, but it was a little carved cup that drew the ... (Read More)
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