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Paper Wrapper to Dust Jacket

Paper Wrapper to Dust Jacket

By Carol Mobley    First let me say, “I love books.” I love to read, I love the smell of the ink on the paper, I love the feel of turning a page as you read. I love it when an author is especially talented and writes an engaging story but I also love it when a book has an interesting […]

by · July 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Collectible Chrome Decorative and Functional

Collectible Chrome Decorative and Functional

By Anne Gilbert    Chrome was a trendy category from the 1930s to 1940s. It was first made by the Chase Brass and Copper Company in Waterbury, Connecticut.    The name “Chase” became practically synonymous with chrome. As a new and different material it attracted top name designers. It also appealed to young marrieds who couldn’t afford sterling silver, but most pieces […]

by · July 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? July 2019

What Is It? July 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by July 20, to the Mountain States Collector , P.O. box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. Three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · July 9, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Hampden Street Antique Dealers Host June 14 Auction

Hampden Street Antique Dealers Host June 14 Auction

By Jon DeStefano    Twenty-six year old Hampden Street Antique Market is hosting its first-ever auction.    “Our 120 dealers have come together to offer our customers a very special and unique auction,” said Dmitriy Odnoralov, Hampden Street Antiques manager. “This is a great opportunity to get incredible items at auction prices. It is the sale of the year with many unique […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Leather Screens: Functional and Decorative

Leather Screens: Functional and Decorative

By Anne Gilbert    Millenials are finding vintage leather screens the answer to their small spaced dwellings. Other generations have long found practical uses for many types of folding floor screens. While when we think of screens Oriental examples mostly come to mind, however many other types have a long history that began in medieval churches and were made of carved […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article