Archive for January, 2017

Remembering the American Revolution

Remembering the American Revolution

Remembering the American Revolution, 1776-1890, a recent exhibit at the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C. explored how citizens of the new United States maintained a connection to the Revolution by saving and creating objects.   How do you create a collective memory?   The new nations’ first three generations of citizens shaped our memories of the American Revolution. People saved […]

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Colorado Pickers: Finding Investment Grade Antiques

Colorado Pickers: Finding Investment Grade Antiques

By Jon DeStefano   Finding investment grade antiques is not as rare as some people think. Consider how often we experience the event on current antique television shows like Antique Roadshow or American Pickers programs or even going to great antique and collectible shows like Colorado’s World Wide Antique show where dealers are not just selling antiques but buying them, […]

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The New Year Gives Antiques Special Meaning

The New Year Gives Antiques Special Meaning

By Rachel Hoffman   January 1st is a holiday in many countries and waiting up on December 31 to welcome in the New Year at midnight is a great tradition. Around the world, in each time zone, exciting happenings are taking place with joyous celebrations with fireworks in the air.   World-famous landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower in France, […]

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111th National Western Stock Show Kicks Off

111th National Western Stock Show Kicks Off

The National Western Stock Show launches its 111-year-old Colorado tradition in Denver.  The historic Stock Show Parade trots through the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday, January 5, at noon.  The procession will be led by parade Grand Marshal Thunder.   The 2017 National Western Stock Show promises to showcase your favorite western traditions as well as highlight the many “must see” […]

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Scandinavian Antiques host a great holiday party for friends and customers

Scandinavian Antiques host a great holiday party for friends and customers

Every year Henrik and Mary Follin, Scandinavian Antiques owners, host a great holiday party for friends and customers at their exquisite antique shop. This year, although the weather did not cooperate, the party was held on Saturday, December 17 anyway. Even the largest storm of the season could not dampen the holiday spirits for this event. In fact, the heavy […]

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