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The Lure of Valentine Postcards

The Lure of Valentine Postcards

By Roy Nuhn   Of all the holidays Americans have celebrated over the last two centuries, none can compare to the special place that Valentine’s Day holds in the hearts of lovers. During the height of the picture postcard mania, from 1904 to about 1917, thousands upon thousands of different lovely and beguiling Valentine’s Day postcards were published. They were […]

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The Appraiser’s Diary: The Old Poodle and the Old Painting

The Appraiser’s Diary: The Old Poodle and the Old Painting

Guest Article by Eron Johnson I have been in the antique business since I was a teenager. I have discovered that you find yourself attracted to many old things that may not seem of interest but some things just call out for a second look. I have discovered many rare and valuable pieces by stopping to see the detail, look […]

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Black History Month Concert Sunday with Ron Miles, February 19, 2017 – 3:00 p.m.

Black History Month Concert Sunday with Ron Miles, February 19, 2017 – 3:00 p.m.

Ron Miles, Trumperter, Joins JSO for Special Concert Celebrating Black History Month   GOLDEN – The Jefferson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) will celebrate Black History Month this February 19, 2017 with a special concert featuring Denver’s most prominent jazz musician Ron Miles, trumpeter. Miles, who is equally adept at performing classical works as he is at jazz, will perform Grace Mary […]

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For President’s Day: Presidential Collectibles

For President’s Day: Presidential Collectibles

By Robert Reed   Starting with George Washington and later with Abraham Lincoln, the memorabilia of presidents has provided a significant source of collecting. It doesn’t hurt either that President’s Day honoring them all is an annual holiday.   For the traditionalists it should be noted that the federal Office of Personnel Management still calls the third Monday in February […]

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Colorado Pickers Investment Grade Antiques Florence Antiques Shares a Find

Colorado Pickers Investment Grade Antiques Florence Antiques Shares a Find

Last month we introduced this column to share with our readers some of the finds that different antique dealers and collectors have been so excited to discover. Larry Nelson, owner of Florence Antiques in Florence, Colorado recently found a Chinese Sedan Chair. It is circa 1833. It is meant for a Chinese Wedding. Donors are listed in calligraphy on the […]

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