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Sporting Prints Once a Hot Collectible

Sporting Prints Once a Hot Collectible

By Anne Gilbert      During the 1920s and thirties English sporting prints were a status symbol and cost several hundred dollars. If you had the original oil prices were in the thousands. Hundreds of prints and restrikes were made, These days they are still being made and prices can range from $20 to $100 depending on the quality and the […]

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America’s Romance With Stoneware

America’s Romance With Stoneware

By Robert Reed      What began as a courtship of stoneware in early days of America became a full-fledged romance during the growing years of the country.    Stoneware, which had its origins in 16th century, became a very practical and attractive earthenware in England by the 17th century.    Being highly-fired and treated with common salt in the kiln process, the […]

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The Appraiser’s Diary: Update on Murray, The Toothless Poodle

The Appraiser’s Diary: Update on Murray, The Toothless Poodle

By Rachel Hoffman      It’s been over a year since Murray The Toothless Poodle made his debut on the pages of this paper. He wanted to check in with all of his fans from the Mountain States Collector newspaper and update you on his adventures. For those who might not know who Murray is, he is a tiny, now twelve, […]

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Salvage Antiques Vintage, Etc. In Florence Has What You Need

Salvage Antiques Vintage, Etc. In Florence Has What You Need

   Salvage Antiques Vintage Etc. opened just over one year ago in Florence, Colorado. Owners, Barna Kasa and Erin Sauer offer something a little different in the town known as the “Antique Capital of Colorado.” They specialize in Architectural Salvage and Vintage/Mid century items. Along with a large selection of salvage and vintage, they also carry a variety of traditional antiques […]

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Find It In Florence: East End Elegance

Find It In Florence: East End Elegance

By Sandy Dale Just when you think the Blahs of Winter here in Colorado are going to get you down, a beautiful spring-like day comes along, or here in Florence, something special happens…the birth of a fabulous new store. Heartland Classic at 225 E. Main can hardly be called a store. It is an “elegant environment.” The quintessential model of […]

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