I buy antiques and collectibles based on a “God means me to own it” theory.  The theory has three criteria, all of which have to be met, before I buy.  First, the object has to be in the condition in which I wish to find it.  This first criteria allows flexibility for older items that show s…

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I have a hard copy with dust jacket of the 1957 edition of Dr. Seuss “The Cat in the Hat.”  The dust jacket is in okay condition.  Prices on eBay range from $10 to $5,000.  Can you direct me to some actual sale results? – KT, Madisonville, KY, Email Question

Davis McConnell, a young man that grew up on a New York farm, started a perfume business in the late 1800s. Although he lived in Manhattan, he named his business the California Perfume Company, and to make a long story short, by 1902 there were 10,000 representatives going from door to door …

I buy antiques and collectibles based on a “God means me to own it” theory.  The theory has three criteria, all of which have to be met, before I buy.  First, the object has to be in the condition in which I wish to find it.  This first criteria allows flexibility for older items that show s…

A September 7, 2018, email from Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, my good friend and sister in all but name, contained a graphic showing survey results from…