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The Larson Clock Collection: Rare and Right
by Jeanne Schinto

Cottone Auctions, Leicester, New YorkThe Larson Clock Collection: Rare and Rightby Jeanne SchintoWe've been asked to make it clear at the outset. Lindy and Karen Larson of Westminster, Vermont, are not going out of business, and they are not getting a divorce after 38 years of marriage-far from it. Neither ... (Read More)

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American Indian and Western Art
by Don Johnson

Cowan's, Cincinnati, OhioAmerican Indian and Western Artby Don JohnsonThere was the Henry Farny painting that sold for $1.16 million (includes buyer's premium), and there was the sale total of $2.7 million. The most intriguing story, however, to come from Cowan's latest sale of American Indian and Western art, held March ... (Read More)

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The Dolly Johnson Antique Show
by David Anderson

Fort Worth, TexasThe Dolly Johnson Antique Showby David AndersonWith spring just around the corner, the Dolly Johnson Antique Show opened in Fort Worth, Texas, March 10 and 11, for the 44th time, making it one of the longest-running antiques shows of its kind in Texas and, perhaps, nationally. The show ... (Read More)

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Treasures at Doyle's May Americana Sale
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Doyle, New York CityTreasures at Doyle's May Americana Sale by Lita Solis-CohenDealers always check out Americana sales at Doyle New York knowing that 70% of the goods come from estates. Sometimes they find treasures among undercataloged lots with low estimates.The publicity for the sale on May 1 touted a silver-hilted ... (Read More)

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The Tenth Annual Historic East Berlin Antique Show
by Karl H. Pass

East Berlin, PennsylvaniaThe Tenth Annual Historic East Berlin Antique Showby Karl H. PassMay 17-19 marked the tenth annual Historic East Berlin Antique Show. All proceeds from the show go to the nonprofit East Berlin Historical Preservation Society and are used to maintain five buildings in its care: a 1790's stone ... (Read More)

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Editorial: A Brave Goodbye
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A Brave GoodbyeRichard Withington, New Hampshire's oldest auctioneer (near 90) and the holder of New Hampshire auctioneer's license No. 1, shocked the standing-room-only crowd at his on-site sale in Keene on June 7 when he announced that his brain cancer was incurable and doctors have given him four to five ... (Read More)

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Art Dealer Pleads Guilty in Investment Fraud Scheme
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Art Dealer Pleads Guilty in Investment Fraud SchemeArt dealer Thomas Hugh Akins, 52, of Rockville, Maryland, pleaded guilty on May 17 to wire fraud.Akins owned and operated the Thomas H. Akins Company, Inc., which traded as Galerie Elan in Ellicott City, Maryland, according to the plea agreement. "Between 2002 and ... (Read More)

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Bloomsbury Auctions Expands to Big Apple
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Bloomsbury Auctions Expands to Big AppleBloomsbury Auctions is opening a New York City salesroom. According to the firm's Web site, a schedule of six book auctions will be announced for the autumn of 2007, and specialist departments for prints and photographs will open in 2008. Bloomsbury has locations in London ... (Read More)

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American Ceramic Circle Book Award
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American Ceramic Circle Book AwardThe American Ceramic Circle has announced the creation of an award that recognizes publications that make major contributions to the field of ceramics. Known as The American Ceramic Circle Book Award, it will be granted annually to a book or exhibition catalog that either advances scholarship ... (Read More)

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Coffman's to Close
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Coffman's to CloseAfter 19 years of business, Coffman's Antiques Market at the Jenifer House Commons in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, will close on July 31, according to a press release from the firm. "Sudden and rapidly failing health has been the primary reason we are closing," cited Don Coffman.The Coffmans opened ... (Read More)
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