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Antique Detective Q & A

Antique Detective Q & A

By Anne Gilbert    Q. I recently inherited this pretty pink glass cookie jar that belonged to my grandmother. The raised design appears to be a bunch of flowers. It is 5” in diameter and in good shape. There are no makers marks. What can you tell me about age, maker and value?    L.M. Lancaster, PA    A. From your photo you […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · Antique Detective
Antique Row Summer Block Party August 10

Antique Row Summer Block Party August 10

   One of my favorite events of the summer is the annual Antique Row Block Party. This year the event is slated for Saturday, August 10th from 10AM-5PM. It is a chance to get out and explore some of Denver’s unique shopping and dining opportunities. For the last ten years, the Summer Block Parties along Antique Row have never disappointed! The […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Primitive Blessings Antiques Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Primitive Blessings Antiques Celebrates One Year Anniversary

   CONGRATULATIONS to Primitive Blessings Antiques, a unique antique store you must visit on Hwy 285 in Pine! They are celebrating their one year anniversary. Sometimes the first year is the hardest. So, we, at Mountain States Collector, want to recognize this charming venture.    Primitive Blessings’ Owners Ron and Debra VanWyhe have created a different atmosphere in their antique store and […]

by · July 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Rocky Mountain Antique Festival Returns to Loveland July 13 and 14

Rocky Mountain Antique Festival Returns to Loveland July 13 and 14

   Heritage Event Company’s Rocky Mountain Antique Festival will return to Loveland, July 13 & 14 at the First National Bank Building on the grounds of the Ranch Events Complex. Held indoors, this event features a sold out dealer floor filled with quality antiques and authentic vintage brought by 50 dealers from 12 different states.    Antique shoppers look forward to this […]

by · July 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Elvis Presley Collectibles for Every Budget

Elvis Presley Collectibles for Every Budget

By Barry Krause    “By the latter part of 1956, there were already hundreds of items that appeared in every department store, drugstore, specialty shop and music store in the country. There were bubble gum cards, pin-back buttons, handkerchiefs, dolls, guitars, billfolds, photograph albums and… you could even buy sideburns from a coin-operated machine,” says the Elvis Presley collectibles section of […]

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