Archive for June, 2019

Hampden Street Antique Dealers Host June 14 Auction

Hampden Street Antique Dealers Host June 14 Auction

By Jon DeStefano    Twenty-six year old Hampden Street Antique Market is hosting its first-ever auction.    “Our 120 dealers have come together to offer our customers a very special and unique auction,” said Dmitriy Odnoralov, Hampden Street Antiques manager. “This is a great opportunity to get incredible items at auction prices. It is the sale of the year with many unique […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Leather Screens: Functional and Decorative

Leather Screens: Functional and Decorative

By Anne Gilbert    Millenials are finding vintage leather screens the answer to their small spaced dwellings. Other generations have long found practical uses for many types of folding floor screens. While when we think of screens Oriental examples mostly come to mind, however many other types have a long history that began in medieval churches and were made of carved […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Legendary Tuskegee Airmen Share Their Story Through Lt. Col. James Harvey

The Legendary Tuskegee Airmen Share Their Story Through Lt. Col. James Harvey

Compiled by Peggy DeStefano    When my husband Jon was a new teacher in Denver Public Schools, we had the pleasure to meet Omar Blair. It was obvious that there was something special about this man. At the time we met him he was on the Denver School Board. Everyone soon learned that he had a history that couldn’t be ignored. […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Transportation History: When Trolleys Were King of the Road ‘Clang, Clang, Clang Goes the Trolley…’

Transportation History: When Trolleys Were King of the Road ‘Clang, Clang, Clang Goes the Trolley…’

By Joe Curreri    Remember when one could ride a trolley from one end of the city to the other, on a real sightseeing trip? For the price of a nickel? Street cars were the means of transportation that one never tired of. From horse-drawn streetcars of the late 19th century to little Toonerville-like electric trolley, they grew to huge 60-foot-long […]

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What Is It? June 2019

What Is It? June 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by June 20, to the Mountain States Collector , P.O. box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. Three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?