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The Appraiser’s Diary: Handwritten Letters

The Appraiser’s Diary: Handwritten Letters

By Rachel Hoffman Last month, I received a hand written letter from Fred. He wrote to me to say that he appreciates my articles every month and looks forward to them and that he is a longtime friend of my mother from back in the days of doing shows at the Denver Merchandise Mart. How neat it was to open […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article
What Is It? September 2015

What Is It? September 2015

We had one correct answer for our September’s What Is It. Carol Vilkaitis of Loveland, Colorado identified the object this way: “What a nice surprise when I saw the Sept.’s What Is It in your recent issue. I actually have one of these Spanish Galleon wall pockets hanging on my wall. I always admired it when it was hanging in […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article, What Is It?
Beekeeping Depictions Date to 4,500 Years Ago

Beekeeping Depictions Date to 4,500 Years Ago

Editor’s Note: Hard to believe but life is teeming around us. The latest excitement regards the bees. We knew we had bees going in and out of our house near the garage, we just didn’t know how many we had. We called a beekeeper who was more than happy to help relocate the creatures. It turns out we had between […]

by · August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
“Colonial Heroes” Patriotic Postcards

“Colonial Heroes” Patriotic Postcards

By Roy Nuhn   Patriotic postcards have long been a favorite topical with many collectors. Always included in this category are the several great historical sets published in the years between 1904 and 1910. These include “Donaldson’s American Heroes,” “Paul Revere’s Ride,” and the two presidential sets by Raphael Tuck & Sons.   But the best of all may well […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The ARC Thrift Store — Brightening Up South Broadway

The ARC Thrift Store — Brightening Up South Broadway

By Rachel Hoffman I have been a shopper of the ARC Thrift store on South Broadway for a number of years. Not only is it a great place to find the perfect chambray shirt or lightly used office chair or piece of home décor, it is a special part of our community on South Broadway’s Antique Row. The ARC is […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article