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What Is It? July 2015

What Is It? July 2015

Though we had several guesses for our July’s What Is It, no one was able to identify these pretty turtles for what they are.  These are hotel turtle desk bells. Usually brass, when the head or tail is pressed down, a bell rings. These are another example of the many collections of our friends Dixie and Larry Kilborn. In a reference […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
A Paris Street Market Magnificent

A Paris Street Market Magnificent

By Jon DeStefano Have you ever been to a true French or Paris market. You can experience it by visiting Tim and Sandi Vandel’s Paris Street Market. Take a trip down to the Aspen Grove Center and get a good look and feel about the market and the vendors. The basis of the market is built around antiques sprinkled with […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
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 […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
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, […]

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