Part I of “Summer Reads 2019” focused on the antiques and collectibles cozy mysteries written by Barbara Allan (Barbara and Max Collins), Jane Cleland, and Victoria Hamilton published between the fall of 2018 and spring 2019.  This column continues with a look at publications by Sherry Harri…

I’m an Auctioneer. I believe in the Auction Method of Selling. And I love the Auction profession. And you’re probably thinking that as an Auct…

A year has passed since I last wrote a “Summer Reads” column for “Rinker on Collectibles.”  During the Golden Age of antiques and collectibles…

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Cady Auction in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, opened the New Year, 2019, with a fantastic two day 300 firearms and militaria auction, January 19th and 20th.  The weather had been incredibly nice for Iowa this winter until January 19 when a snow storm hit.  Auction goers are a sturdy bunch, if there is…

Shell-shaped decorative objects were very popular during the 19th century. There were trinket boxes covered in tiny shells, counter bells made with several mother-of-pearl shells put together into a container, or nautilus shells used as part of cleverly shaped lamps that held a special light…

Part I of “Summer Reads 2019” focused on the antiques and collectibles cozy mysteries written by Barbara Allan (Barbara and Max Collins), Jane Cleland, and Victoria Hamilton published between the fall of 2018 and spring 2019.  This column continues with a look at publications by Sherry Harri…

I’m an Auctioneer. I believe in the Auction Method of Selling. And I love the Auction profession. And you’re probably thinking that as an Auct…

A year has passed since I last wrote a “Summer Reads” column for “Rinker on Collectibles.”  During the Golden Age of antiques and collectibles…