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What Is It? November 2015

What Is It? November 2015

We had two correct answers to last month’s What Is It contest. Congratulations to Carolyn Kundel of Roland, Iowa and Vicky Kellen of Castle Pines, Colorado. You have won a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector. Vicky Kellen writes, “I have not entered your contest for quite a while, and the times that I did enter, I felt certain […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
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
The Appraiser’s Diary – Use Your Attic Treasures     

The Appraiser’s Diary – Use Your Attic Treasures     

by Rachel Hoffman When I was seven at my mother’s antique store, she would sometimes let me in the front of her lawn to water the grass and flowers. I really loved doing that because the hose had one of those spray nozzles that had tremendous reach. One day, a man was coming in the store and I (here is […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
What Is It? October 2015

What Is It? October 2015

We had two correct answers for our October What Is It. Judy Hess of Greeley, Colorado and Jerome McLaren of Conifer, Colorado both identified the item as a foot warmer. This particular foot warmer is from the 1890s. It is lined with raccoon fur. It served a dual purpose: closed, it kept a lady’s feet toasty, when the tooled Moroccan-leather […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
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