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  • Bargain Show January 2019

    Posted Jan 30 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    This month's Bargain Show features a great variety of bargain price collectibles currently for sale at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver. Check the keywords for clues. If you haven't liked my Facebook page, then Read More...

  • Antique General Store Display Cabinets

    Posted Jan 23 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    Following on last week's show on antique hardware store cabinets, in this week's program we'll examine several examples of antique general store display cabinets. There are some great cabinets in a variety of styles and Read More...

  • 2019 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

    Posted Jan 17 by Betty Jean Shearin

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    It's that time of year again!  The 2019 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show begins January 30, 2019 and continuing through February 17, 2019.  They will be spread throughout the Tucson area at 48 separate locations Read More...

  • Antique Hardware Stores Cabinets

    Posted Jan 15 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    We have 2 prime examples of antique hardware stores' cabinets for screws in the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver at present, so I thought it would be a good time to have a close look at these popular country store Read More...

  • The Look of the 1920's

    Posted Jan 9 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    We think of the 1920's as the era of Art Deco, and even though the Paris exhibition was in 1925, Deco was late coming to America. Still, by the end of the decade Art Deco had become the foremost design element here in th Read More...

  • Year End Review

    Posted December 19, 2018 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    At the end of each year we do a program devoted to developments in the antiques business and, more specifically, things that we have noticed in our business at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver, Colorado. This y Read More...

  • 14th Century Byzantine Icon

    Posted December 12, 2018 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    The 14th century was a time of dramatic upheaval in the Middle East, but out of that chaos emerged a beautiful painting of the Annunciation, which has weathered the centuries and come down to us so that we may marvel at Read More...

  • How Much Has Been Lost?

    Posted December 5, 2018 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    I spent 3 years searching for photos taken by a photographer who worked continuously in Quincy, Illinois for more than 40 years (1855-1900). I calculated that there were more than 250,000 photos with her studio name on t Read More...

  • Franciscan Ware Pottery

    Posted November 29, 2018 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    There's a great collection of Franciscan Ware in the Mall, and this week's program features examples in 5 different patterns: Desert Rose, Apple, Ivy, October, and Cafe Royal. We'll discuss dating, the marks, values, rar Read More...

  • Recent Auction Results

    Posted November 21, 2018 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    In this episode we take a look at auction results over the past week: a new record set for the sale of a painting by a living artist, the sale of a necklace once belonging to Marie Antoinette, the sale of the estate of S Read More...