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Furniture: America’s Romance with the Armchair

Furniture: America’s Romance with the Armchair

By Robert Reed    It might be difficult to determine the fairest armchair of all in historical America. There were many styles with many origins.    According to one expert writing many decades ago it could have been the Windsor armchair. Initially such chairs, with and without arms, were made in small villages in a certain region of England. However, the American […]

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Antique Detective: Vintage & Antique Tex-Mex Items Interesting

Antique Detective: Vintage & Antique Tex-Mex Items Interesting

By Anne Gilbert    It’s been a couple of decades since antique and vintage objects from Mexico and New Mexico were “HOT” collectibles. This included rare Spanish Colonial furniture and religious pieces. However, once again there is a growing interest in the craftsmanship of those eras.    New-Mexican furniture was made until about 1850 by skilled Spanish and Indian “carpinteros” with shops […]

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Editor’s Note about Great Yard Sale authors

Editor’s Note about Great Yard Sale authors

Editor’s Note: We are so grateful to Dave and Kathryn Hoffman for sharing their World’s Longest Yard Sale experience with us. Owners of the Pine Country Feed Store, 13581 S. Glen Dr. in Pine, they are avid collectors and enjoy the whole collecting experience. They not only carry the Mountain States Collector in their store but they have a wonderful […]

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Great American Yard Sale

Great American Yard Sale

The World’s Longest Yard Sale — Great Fun! By Dave & Kathryn Hoffman    We love Road Trips, but, boy were we excited to go back to the World’s Longest Yard Sale. The Yard Sale is on Highway 127 and runs from Alabama to Michigan -690 glorious miles! The yard sale is 4 days long Wednesday through Sunday. It also happens […]

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Parades, Antiques, Big Band, Airplanes, and Art Auctions!

Parades, Antiques, Big Band, Airplanes, and Art Auctions!

By Paula Svincek    September is brimming with events and activities in Florence, considered by many as the Antique Capital of Colorado. If history and bicycling are your passions, we have the Tour de Coal Towns sponsored by the Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center on Sept. 14th.    The first Florence Pioneer days festival was held in 1928. Since then, it […]

by · September 6, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article