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I am asked this question many times. While it is a rather large question given the amount of collectable military items and arms, it is valid. Things can certainly be found on the internet, but some … more
The main driving force behind what makes something collectible is that it creates a feeling of happiness within the collector. It brings an owner back to their childhood, or simply just back to a … more
Recently I was contacted by a person from the Midwest who found a powder horn in his grandmothers’ closet while cleaning out her estate. I know, I talk a lot about powder horns but each one is … more
It’s always fun digging around in the attic of an old house. It can be hot, cold, dirty and nasty, but sometimes you find things that are so cool. Last week I was in a house in Connecticut … more
As we learned before in the antiques and auction world one of the hottest collectibles that has been and always will be is automobilia. Everybody loves their car, and when you have the perfect car … more
When talking about containers that hold powder, I tend to focus on the early carved powder horns because they are so attractive. But there are later flasks that are interesting and have value, as … more
It’s that time. Spring! And we sure are glad to see it come. We’ve waited long enough. So, all that clutter, from Christmas, the holidays, and the long winter, have gathered in your … more
When it comes to the world of collectibles, whether it be comics, toys, coins, video games, stamps, or even posters professional grading has become the new standard for collectors today. What is … more
A few weeks ago, I talked about martial pistols and the progression of firing mechanisms from the late-18th century to the mid-19th century. While the basics of the guns were the same, a lock, stock, … more
By STEPHANIE BERNABA Ever since The Time Capsule opened its doors at 537 Pontiac Ave. in Cranston in 2003, owner Robert Yeremian has been riding the wild tides of the collectibles trade. Over the past pandemic year, his brick-and-mortar stores - one in more
Every week the intention of this column is to educate the reader. Educate them on the hottest things in antiques, collectibles, Pop Culture, fine art, and everything in between with a demand on the … more
Like many collecting fields, there are certain genres that people collect. One of them that has always interested me is the late 18th and early 19th century evolution of martial arms technology. … more
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