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The Paper Memories of Thanksgiving

The Paper Memories of Thanksgiving

By Robert Reed The grand holiday of Thanksgiving has been celebrated in many ways over the decades, and a surprising amount of it remains in memories of paper. Trade cards, holiday postcards, magazine covers, menus, and colorful decorations have all faithfully carried the enduring Thanksgiving theme nationwide. Historians have long noted that President George Washington delivered an address proclaiming the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Heidelberg Antiques, European Quality and Charm

Heidelberg Antiques, European Quality and Charm

By Jon DeStefano After moving from Ohio, Diana Neisler started in the antique trade in Colorado with a booth in the Antique Guild. After awhile she moved out on her own and now operates Heidelberg Antiques at 1460 South Broadway on Historic Antique Row. Heidelberg Antiques is a unique shop in the heart of Antique Row at 1460 South Broadway, […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Sonachi Navajo Weaving Company presents a Combined Estates Sale

Sonachi Navajo Weaving Company presents a Combined Estates Sale

Combined Estates Sale at the Sheraton Denver West, 360 Union in Lakewood will be October 3rd and 4th from 9 to 5 in the Red Rocks Room. This sale is sponsored by Sonachi Inc. and includes Native American jewelry, pottery and beadwork. Of special mention is Navajo weaving from the 19th through the 21st century in all sizes and styles. […]

by · September 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Rustic Relics, a Most Unique Rock and Antique Shop

Rustic Relics, a Most Unique Rock and Antique Shop

By Jon DeStefano Every geologist has the first mineral they fall in love with. Linda Barton Cronoble was in her mid twenties visiting the Northern peninsula of Michigan when she found her first Katiki stone, which was an ancient fossil coral. It really captured her imagination. She was raised a fundamentalist Christian and her belief taught her that the world […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
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