It will be tag sale time again in Iowa City when the Martha Christensen tag sale will be held on Friday November 10th (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.—please note the earlier starting time this time) and on Saturday November 11th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The sale will be held at the home at 71 Brentwood Driv…

On Saturday, October 7, I was listening to “The Moth Radio Hour” on 104.1 FM, the West Michigan tower of Michigan Radio, 91.7 FM in Ann Arbor.…

Autumn marks the time for the true collectors to shop for their collections. You can get great items and good deals at this season’s flea markets.

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After a spell of hot weather  a welcome cold front came just as dealers were setting up for the August 4th, 5th and 6th What Cheer Flea Market. Located at the Keokuk County Fair Grounds in What Cheer, Iowa, starting out Friday morning I remembered they said it would be windy Friday and they …

Fifties furniture is very popular with vintage collectors today, but some earlier Art Deco designs from the 1930s are not in demand. Look at old movies on television to study some of the stranger pieces. The look is sometimes called "Hollywood Deco" because the extravagant rooms with huge ro…

Harry Lahr Auctions of Earlville, Iowa will hold an auction for the Bill Lukan Estate from Long Island, New York on September 9th, 2017 at their Auction Center in Earlville. While living in Long Island, Bill purchased and remodeled a classic carriage house with an attached castle tower that …

On Saturday, October 7, I was listening to “The Moth Radio Hour” on 104.1 FM, the West Michigan tower of Michigan Radio, 91.7 FM in Ann Arbor.  I caught the middle and end of a commentary by Morgan Zipf-Meister entitled “The Closet That Ate Everything.” [http://player.themoth.org/#/?actionTy…

Autumn marks the time for the true collectors to shop for their collections. You can get great items and good deals at this season’s flea markets.

Discover never-before-aired appraisals from all six of our Season 21 cities, including an American Folk Art cane, a 1927 Yankees team-signed baseball, and a Vairocana Buddha, ca. 1410. Which is appraised for $150,000-$200,000?