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You Are No Longer Missing

You Are No Longer Missing

By Rachel Hoffman    Last month I received the following email from a friend out there who had read my article about the 8-year-old Barbie collector Simon and saw my video on Facebook chatting with him about his passion for doll collecting. I responded and I wanted to share this message with all of my friends of the Antique Doll Collector. […]

by · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary

Florence: Happy Springtime!

By Sandy Dale    Okay, I guess here in Colorado we still have a few days when we know Spring isn’t quite here yet. Foggy, cold, spitting something from the sky. Definitely not good days for yard work or planting, but really good days for planning a visit to Florence for some nice new/old lawn furniture or decor or a new/old […]

by · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? April 2019

What Is It? April 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by April 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 · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Capt. Fred Hadley Tattoo Man

Capt. Fred Hadley Tattoo Man

By Carol Mobley    Ambrose Hadley aka Capt. Fred Hadley was my great grandfather and married to the Circassian Girl, Lizzie Metz. He was notable for a number of things, Civil War Veteran, Nebraska Pioneer and Tatooed Man. That’s right, my great grandfather was the tatooed man in the circus from 1882 to 1884. I never knew him, he died long […]

by · March 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 27 years with a Month-Long Sale

Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 27 years with a Month-Long Sale

   The Colorado Antique Gallery is celebrating its 27th Anniversary in 2019 with a month-long sale extravaganza from March 1st until April 1st. Located at 5501 S. Broadway since 1992, the Gallery is locally owned and operated with 285 vendors located under one 52,000 square foot roof. There are hundreds of thousands of items on sale during the month of March […]

by · March 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article