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A Paris Street Market Magnificent

A Paris Street Market Magnificent

By Jon DeStefano Have you ever been to a true French or Paris market. You can experience it by visiting Tim and Sandi Vandel’s Paris Street Market. Take a trip down to the Aspen Grove Center and get a good look and feel about the market and the vendors. The basis of the market is built around antiques sprinkled with […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Why Do We Collect?

Why Do We Collect?

By Rachel Hoffman When you think of the word “antique” – is it daunting? I know it was for me when I started in the antique industry. There are so many kinds of antiques and so much to learn – it was completely overwhelming. I can see why a lot of young people just buy new, it’s easier and less […]

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Colorado Bottle Collectors Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Colorado Bottle Collectors Celebrate 50th Anniversary

By Jan Racey, President, ABCC Who would have thought? Fifty-years and still going strong!! The Antique Bottle Collectors of Colorado (ABCC) will host it’s 50th anniversary Show & Sale at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock,Colorado on July 25th, 2015. The ABCC is a registered non-profit corporation comprised of over 120 active members with a shared interest in exploring, […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Brass Armadillo Creating Bright Future for Antique Industry

Brass Armadillo Creating Bright Future for Antique Industry

By Jon DeStefano The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver is located where the Great Plains meets the Rocky Mountains in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Home to more than 600 of Denver’s finest antique and collectibles dealers, where they showcase some of the most sought after High Country items in the world. Brass Aramadillo has a lot of exciting things going […]

by · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Appraiser’s Diary: What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and An Offer?

The Appraiser’s Diary: What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and An Offer?

By Rachel Hoffman As an appraiser that also works in the retail antique industry, the subject of what an “appraisal” is comes up a lot. I find that in my retail store, Turn of the Century Antiques on Antique Row, people come in or even email me quite often asking for an appraisal for their item. What is an appraisal? […]

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article