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Enthusiasts of the beautiful, rare, and unusual.
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Babe Ruth and the Mystery of the 1923 Lections Baseball Cards
In the mid-1980s, American baseball card collectors were surprised to find a previously unknown group of baseball cards displayed at the Parsippany National card show. In 1997, a second group of these unusual cards showed up at auction. The origin of the "L...
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The Mystery of the 1923 Lections Baseball Cards
In the mid-1980s, American baseball card collectors were surprised to find a previously unknown group of baseball cards displayed at the Parsippany National card show. In 1997, a second group of these unusual cards showed up at auction. The origin of the "L...
The Mystery of the 1923 Lections Baseball Cards
The Mystery of the 1923 Lections Baseball Cards
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Rare Tiffany & Co Aluminum Coffee Spoon from the 1893 World's Fair
Every now and then we come across an item that is truly rare and unique, an undeniable treasure of which only a handful exist. Upon first glance, this coffee spoon looks pretty but not terribly unusual. However, when you look closer, its amazing background ...
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Lucky, Gentle Giants: Collecting Elephants
Large Royal Dux Amphora Porcelain Elephant Sculpture What is it about elephants that we love so much? Is it their gentle gaze, their intelligence, their capacity for love? Many cultures see elephants as a symbol of luck, the love between a mother and child,...
Lucky, Gentle Giants: Collecting Elephants
Lucky, Gentle Giants: Collecting Elephants
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Jewelry by Louis Comfort Tiffany
 Here are a beautiful pair of unmarked 14k and citrine cabochon cufflinks
that recently came from a local estate. They arrived in a Tiffany &
Company box that the cufflinks appear original to. Stylistically, these
cufflinks appear related to the decorati...
Jewelry by Louis Comfort Tiffany
Jewelry by Louis Comfort Tiffany
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Victorian Lingerie Jewelry Pins <br> Proper Etiquette from Corset to Pins: A Lady’s Best Kept Secret!
Lingerie pins are sweet, little pins used to hold a proper lady’s undergarments in place. Often sold in pairs to combat each bra strap from a visible display of embarrassment. Since a Victorian lady would want something elegant, even for her undergarments, ...
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Original Art Deco Artwork by Erté
The sleek lines, unique shapes, and bold colors of Art Deco design are still eye-catching today, almost 100 years after the movement’s heyday. One of the most recognizable artists and designers of the Art Deco period may be Erté, who created breathtaking pa...
Original Art Deco Artwork by Erté
Original Art Deco Artwork by Erté
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Say “Hello” to Antique Text Messages: Calling Cards, Embellished Cases & Entryway Baskets
Imagine a world where electronics ceased to exist and the handwritten letter was your main source of correspondence. It was not so long ago that this world existed. Unfortunately it is a pastime that many younger generations are clueless to understand. Not ...
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Lucky Charms: Jewelry That Protects and Attracts
Are you feeling lucky? Lucky charms have used to ward off evil for centuries. Finding a heads up penny, wearing an unwashed jersey, a hat worn upside down and backwards to rally for the losing team are all ways to bring good luck. Lucky trinkets have been w...
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The 1652 NE Threepence Silver Coin
Today we take a look at the fascinating 1652 NE Threepence silvercoin . In 1652, the first metallic currency was struck in England’s
American colonies. During this time period, the American colonies were
suffering from a currency shortage. The English gover...
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