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Chantique Invites You To See Authentic Mid-Century Modern Lights

Chantique Invites You To See Authentic Mid-Century Modern Lights

“Be the first to see our spectacular Authentic Mid-Century Modern lights from our recent adventure in the Italian countryside,” Anthony shares. Chantique is located in Boulder at 2020 11th St. (by Pearl St. Mall). Give him a call to learn about his recent acquisitions at 303-915-8229.

by · June 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Antique Detective: What Do You Know About Friggers?

Antique Detective: What Do You Know About Friggers?

By Anne Gilbert       You may have some friggers and not even know it. To add to the confusion  friggers are also known as end-of-the-day glass and “whimsies.” They were made in the 19th century by Victorian glass makers at the end of their working day. If you have inherited some novel 19th century glass figural objects in a variety of shapes […]

What Is It? June 2017

What Is It? June 2017

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 receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · June 5, 2017 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Baseball Cards of the 1950s: A Kid’s View Looking Back

Baseball Cards of the 1950s: A Kid’s View Looking Back

By Tom Cotter   While I am not sure what got us started, about 1955 we began collecting baseball cards (my brother was eight, I was five).  I suspect it was reasonably inexpensive and we were certainly in love with baseball.  We lived in Wichita, Kansas, which in the 1950s had minor league teams (Milwaukee Braves AAA affiliate 1956-1958), although I don’t […]

by · May 4, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Cowboy Memorabilia With Premium Value

Cowboy Memorabilia With Premium Value

By Barry Krause   Age, workmanship and provenance (ownership history) give added value to American cowboy collectibles. If it’s old, beautifully crafted by hand of the best materials, or can be traced as owned and used by famous cowboys, the price escalates.   When all cowboys still rode horses to get around on their jobs, the saddle was their most […]

by · May 4, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article