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Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:41:15 GMT

Kovels antiques: Alphabet man | | observer-reporter.com
Observer-Reporter
A clever inventor made a rare toy now called “Alphabet Man” or “The Educator,” although it was called “The Yankee Schoolmaster” in the original 1889 patent ...

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Sat, 08 Sep 2018 08:46:49 GMT

The Daily Herald

This creepy-looking doll helped 1890s kids learn
The Daily Herald
There is a metal stamp mounted on the roll top that says “Grand Rapids Desk Co.” I might like to buy it before I move in, so could you help me with a value? ... The company changed owners a few times before closing in 1931. Its quality roll-top desks ...

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:56:50 GMT

Daily Beast

Cashing In on the Vintage Liquor Craze
Daily Beast
And in emptying a downstairs closet you find—behind a broken canister vacuum cleaner that hasn't been made for 65 years and some half-filled S&H Green Stamp Books—several cardboard cartons. They're heavy. Turns out they're ... He served tours of duty ...

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:41:15 GMT

Antiques & Collecting: 'The Educator' toy now worth big bucks
NUjournal
It looks old, but is in very good condition. There is a metal stamp mounted on the roll top that says “Grand Rapids Desk Co. ... Its quality roll-top desks sell from about $275 to $1,400 at auction, but most are in the $500 to $850 range. * * *. Q: I ...

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:44:12 GMT

Wisconsin State Farmer

Alphabet Man rare toy still exists in some collections
Wisconsin State Farmer
A clever inventor made a rare toy now called "Alphabet Man" or "The Educator," although it was called "The Yankee Schoolmaster" in the original 1889 patent ...

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:55:54 GMT

$4.6 Million Sale Best Ever At Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
Antiques and the Arts Online
Selling for $61,425 was “Rue Tournant a Gauche,” an oil on canvas, signed and dated '25, with Utrillo's stamp on the back of the canvas. It had been ... An Art Deco-style man's gold and platinum diamond ring, set with a 3.47-carat round brilliant old ...

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 13:36:11 GMT

Linn's Stamp News

Identifying 4¢ blue Columbian errors
Linn's Stamp News
Unless a collector has handled many examples of Scott 233, or has a reference example of 233a, or a high-quality color photo, it is purely a guess as to whether the stamp in hand is a 233a. Given the values involved, it is simply too easy to diagnose a ...

Mon, 07 May 2018 23:49:39 GMT

ArtfixDaily

In the Manner Of -- a new art auction house offering just attributions -- will hold its first online sale May 17th
ArtfixDaily
In the Manner Of positions itself as a specialty art auction house that's a welcome alternative to what it views as impersonal treatment and jaded opinions found in larger auction venues. “We understand that high quality artworks aren't limited to ...

Wed, 25 May 2016 23:19:29 GMT

BBC News

Stamp collecting: The mistakes worth millions
BBC News
While growing up in a village in Singapore, Richard Tan and his brothers used to rummage through their neighbours' rubbish bins looking for discarded letters. They wanted the foreign stamps on the envelopes, which to them provided a small window on a ...

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