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Dealer Feature: Historic Evergreen’s Unique Bain Lake Antiques

Dealer Feature: Historic Evergreen’s Unique Bain Lake Antiques

By Jon DeStefano    Tim and Melanie Flanagan, the owners of Bain Lake Antiques in historic downtown Evergreen, didn’t just jump into the antique business. They were very thoughtful and deliberate about the decision. Two years ago they were living in Texas and had decided to sell their family business for thirty-five years, a very successful Nissan car dealership.    Wanting to […]

by · May 8, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The ‘Cool’ Beauty of Artful Antique Fans

The ‘Cool’ Beauty of Artful Antique Fans

By R. Reed      Once the elegant hand-held fan was as artful as it was fashionable. It was a nod to style and a ‘cool’ wave to elegance.    For a long time now the fancy fan of the past has been treasured as an heirloom of grander eras.    “Here is where collectors go wild,” noted antiques historian Ann Cole nearly […]

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Old Silver Baskets Add Affordable Glitz

Old Silver Baskets Add Affordable Glitz

By Anne Gilbert      You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to decorate your table. Think silver! It doesn’t have to be sterling. The Victorians weren’t that picky. From the 19th to early 20th century fancy baskets were made in gussied up silver plate as well as sterling. They were made in the prevailing fashion designs of the day. […]

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The Merry Month of May in Florence

The Merry Month of May in Florence

By Sandy Dale I love May not because of all the usual things like budding trees and flowers, baby goats, lambs and calves in the fields and fabulous weather, but because it is time for the 2018 Florence Car Show. I’m going to let the car show organizers tell you about it:    “The annual Florence Merchants’ Colorado Car Show is […]

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4000 Buffalo Robes

4000 Buffalo Robes

   By Carol Mobley    The old west wasn’t that long ago. Montana Territory was established in 1864 and became a state in 1889, only 129 years ago. Personal letters and other documents tell the story of the taming of Montana Territory. Living conditions were harsh and many people lived in fear of Native Americans.    One such personal letter was recently […]

by · April 9, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article