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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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What Is It? June 2015

What Is It? June 2015

 Our friends, Dixie and Larry Kilborn,  provided last month’s What Is It. Devoted collectors, Dixie and Larry have several wonderful collections. One is a toy collection which includes these cute little fellows. They are Ramp Walkers. These fun little characters waddle down a ramp. They can be raced or just walk alone. There have been many manufacturers of this traditional toy […]

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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, […]

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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
What Is It? May 2015

What Is It? May 2015

May’s What Is It is a stocking purse. Glass beads and a length of 7 inches date this compartmentalized stocking purse to the 1840s. Two small rings slide to close the opening in the center that provides access to each of the end compartments. A larger purse was used in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Beaded handbags are durable […]

by · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?