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Keens Steakhouse removing antiques that don't hold up in 2019 Manager Bonnie Jenkins tells Eater that the Midtown joint, which has two floors with more than 500 items of antique paraphernalia, has removed about 10 pieces, including stereotypical depictions of African-Americans and Playbills advertising minstrel shows.

Renovation of historic downtown Bend building will displace Trivia Antiques The skeleton seated outside Trivia Antiques is more than a gimmick to draw downtown Bend visitors into the store, which is packed with old jewelry, purses, hats and curios. Shop owner Wendy Sexton's calcified greeter also reflects her personality. "I love skulls.

Judy Murray visits Clydebank antiques store for BBC celeb special JUDY Murray visited a shop in Clydebank recently while filming for a popular BBC TV programme. Kean on Antiques welcomed Judy as she was filmed for Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, along with antique expert Angus Ashworth.

Antiques Crawl Don't you just love the smell of old books? The sparkle of delicate glass lamps? The look of rusted farm equipment? The allure of mismatched jars? If you do, read on! Even if you don't, I still encourage you to read on. I'm sure everyone's version of antiquing is different.

Madison Historical Society to host annual antiques fair Aug. 24 MADISON - The Madison Historical Society will host more than 50 vendors of fine antiques and collectibles during the 48th Annual Antiques Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday on the town green. Dealers from across New England will be on site, along with live music and food provided by Spice Catering of Durham.

Antiques at the Grange Tell a Story Wandering around the Grange Exchange and Antique Market in West Tisbury in a fading Friday afternoon light is like traveling back in time. That's the point. Ron Gamba and Lucy Menton began the Grange Antique show back in 1995.

Bronze Age shield leads Suffolk Gentleman's Library Auction A rare Bronze Age shield discovered on a Suffolk farm looks set to be one of the star lots in an inaugural Gentleman's Library Auction taking place in the county next month. 'The Lakenheath Shield', a Yetholm type copper alloy shield from around 1300BC to 975BC, will be sold at Bishop and Miller's saleroom in Stowmarket on September 5.

With prices high, now is the perfect time to sell gold jewellery Helen Smith, head of jewellery at Hansons Auctioneers says uncertain global markets have caused gold prices to rocket to a six-year high, meaning now is the ideal time to sell gold jewellery or coins.

Summer shopping with Lakeside Antiques: Yenke Peddler antiques I acquired this picture at a resale shop many years ago. It was very interesting and fits in with my beach decor, in the cottage on Lake Erie. Can you tell me anything about this artist and value? Cleveland. Dear Mary Kay,. Your lovely "beachy" watercolor print is called Breakwater, and it's by Edward Van Goethem.

Distinguished Flying Cross in Dorset sale could fly in September sale A Distinguished Flying Cross is included in a group of World War II medals set to take place in a Dorset auction house's two-day sale of collectors' items next month.

Report finds that British consumers are unaware Antiques are Green A new reports reveals that many Brits are unaware that antiques are green and sustainable items for furnishing their homes.

Rare and intriguing Japanese artworks will sell in Surrey next month Ewbank's Japanese artworks auction will offer a large collection of both netsuke and okimono, highlighting objects that were intended for both the domestic market, and for the export market to Europe.

Newland Antiques to evaluate residents' antiques at Epsom Medical Equipment Fundraiser Epsom Medical Equipment Fund are set to benefit from an antiques valuation event in Stoneleigh next month. The event is being staged by Newland Antiques at the Station pub in Stoneleigh on September 19. It will see antique experts from Newland evaluate and offer cash for any items the attendees bring along.

Antiques Road Trip star David Harper reveals star guest nearly got them arrested on show "Luckily he kept his underpants on which were very skimpy and a bit shocking!" David went on: "He was showing his rear so much, things developed and we almost got arrested!

Fellows are closed: August bank holiday weekend Fellows Auctioneers will be closed on Saturday 24th August, Sunday 25th August, and Monday 26th August 2019. We will re-open on Tuesday 27th August. Our current catalogues are all available to view online via our website here. If you wish to request a valuation, visit the valuation page of our website here.

Antiques Roadshow guest speechless over huge valuation of Native American collection ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visited Helmingham Hall in Suffolk earlier this week where one couple were stunned by the huge valuation of their unique Native American collection.

Trip to Glasgow On Wednesday 14th August Press Officer Liam Bolland and Marketing Manager Jorden Guest took a trip to Glasgow to visit the People's Palace museum. They visited Kevin Kerrigan, Curator of the Benny Lynch display at the museum, to show the Benny Lynch trophy that is coming up for auction in September.

Hot dogs! Snuggle Pups all the rage in 1920s Long before there was a National Dog Day, there was a two-year national craze over a family of toy pups called Snuggle Pups. What is a Snuggle Pup? Snuggle Pups are 3-1/2-inch tall painted hollow dog figurines with a removable head. They were the brainchild of cartoonist and entrepreneur Frank W.

Contract debate rages for antique mall tenants The contract between the Antique Mall's landlord and our reader shouldn't involve an Independent Contractor clause at all. It's a lease. The relationship is strictly landlord-tenant, or at least it should be. Tenants pay money to landlords, not the other way around.

That's how she Rolls: Elizabeth Taylor's 'Green Goddess' hits the road NEW YORK - She may have had seven husbands, but Elizabeth Taylor had only one 1961 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, which went quickly when it hit the auction block earlier this month, according to Guernsey's, the New York auction house that handled the big sale.

Luxury advertising posters reach new heights and break records NEW YORK - Several vintage posters by noted designers are boasting auction records achieved during a recent Swann Galleries' auction of Graphic Design. Charles Loupot's luxury advertisements from the early twentieth century led the sale.

Art, antiques, pride, hot rods top weekend Bay Area festival action Events in Palo Alto, Berkeley, San Jose, Pleasanton and Fremont.

Deciphering information determines age of commode There is also a stamp on the back - 173. There is a carved trim piece that appears to be missing at the bottom left and the finish on the top is worn and otherwise does have some wear. It measures 33-1/2" h x 32" w x 17-1/2" d. I wonder if you can tell me the age and possible value.

Gibbs Sweet Station selling store decorations, antiques during special sale this week Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2019. By Scott Bolthouse - The Huron Hub - [email protected] Anyone wanting a piece of nostalgia and a memory of their favorite ice cream shop will get the chance this week. Gibbs Sweet Station, which was one of the area's favorite spots for something sweet for decades, announced their closure in April.

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