Posts tagged “Memorabilia”

MAR
04
2016

Theo A Kotch Barber Chairs

By mwilcox

Koch

Theo A Koch was one of the top two producers of Barber chairs. The company was one of the first to be in the Barber supply business, established in Chicago circa 1871-72. This one, constructed with an Oak frame, dates from the turn of the 19th...

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FEB
16
2014

OLYMPIC COLLECTIBLES ARE PRIZE WINNERS

By judith

1936olympictorch

February 15, 2014

That's an Olympic torch from the 1936 Games, above. Among other items, Olympic torches are hot collector's items. Collecting Olympic memorabilia is a way for those who can't get to the Games to share in the fun.

The most popular...

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JAN
06
2014

John Glenn- Space Flight Memorabilia

By mwilcox

Glennplate

This plate was made to commemorate Glen's flight in Friendship 7 in 1962. Like most historic events, manufacturers are quick to promote and profit from this one, mass producing items from John Glen lunch boxes to ashtrays. From what we can find...

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JUL
24
2013

CITIES IN CRISIS HOLDING MEMORABILIA AUCTIONS

By admin

Annieoakley

July 24, 2013

A new phenomenon has appeared on the auction scene - cities in dire financial straits are holding memorabilia auctions to raise money.

Recently the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania held an auction of Western memorabilia, including a...

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APR
10
2013

Movie Posters and Memorabilia

By admin

It seems the market is still going strong for Movie Posters and Memorabilia, at least at the upper end of the market. At recent auctions some posters have easily surpassed their pre-sale estimates by sizable percentages. A rare movie poster from...

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