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  • Southwestern Bell Paperweight

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    Advertising paperweight Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.<br /> Small chip on base and chip on top

    October 20, 2017 10:37 AM CDT
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    Sterling Silver necklace and matching earrings

    October 20, 2017 10:25 AM CDT
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    Eric Crouch autograph football

    October 20, 2017 10:00 AM CDT
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    1960s Ivory Mohair Coat

    October 20, 2017 9:41 AM CDT
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  • 21 Oct 2017
    VINTAGE GLOVES – 1940’s-1960’s 1940’s - Believe it or not, during WWII, ladies’ elegant gloves were considered an unnecessary item and limited ration coupons were issued in order to purchase them. The fancy trim and embellishments of the past were gone and the colors were extremely practical, mostly neutrals and darker colors, and styles were quite simple.  It was common to see ladies push their gloves down into a ruched effect to dress them up 1950’s - Once the war was over, gloves were readily available and very popular again. The 1950’s brought a more refined and dressier look for ladies. Jackie Kennedy was a style icon during those years and she set the standard for how ladies should look for daytime and evening attire. Ladies began wearing matching gloves, purses and hats and the pulled together fashions were quite smart. The styles of gloves embodied all of the design from prior decades and came in lots of colors, trims and lengths. Evening attire required elbow-length or long gloves and were widely available in fabrics of lace, sheer, satin and nylon. Of course, their accessories were color coordinated to complement their dress or formal gown. I remember going downtown shopping in department stores and ladies were always dressed in their nicest clothes. Their selection of gloves, hats and purses were made to coordinate with their clothing. You simply did not see jeans! 1960’s - In the early‘60s, women were still dedicated to the coordinated look of attire of the 50’s. Around the mid-60’s trends changed and ladies were not wearing gloves as much except for formal attire. The gloves that were being worn were simpler in style, color and lacking decorations. As seasons changed so did the fabrics and tones of gloves - pastels in summer and darker tones in winter.        
    4 Posted by Betty Jean Shearin
  • VINTAGE GLOVES – 1940’s-1960’s 1940’s - Believe it or not, during WWII, ladies’ elegant gloves were considered an unnecessary item and limited ration coupons were issued in order to purchase them. The fancy trim and embellishments of the past were gone and the colors were extremely practical, mostly neutrals and darker colors, and styles were quite simple.  It was common to see ladies push their gloves down into a ruched effect to dress them up 1950’s - Once the war was over, gloves were readily available and very popular again. The 1950’s brought a more refined and dressier look for ladies. Jackie Kennedy was a style icon during those years and she set the standard for how ladies should look for daytime and evening attire. Ladies began wearing matching gloves, purses and hats and the pulled together fashions were quite smart. The styles of gloves embodied all of the design from prior decades and came in lots of colors, trims and lengths. Evening attire required elbow-length or long gloves and were widely available in fabrics of lace, sheer, satin and nylon. Of course, their accessories were color coordinated to complement their dress or formal gown. I remember going downtown shopping in department stores and ladies were always dressed in their nicest clothes. Their selection of gloves, hats and purses were made to coordinate with their clothing. You simply did not see jeans! 1960’s - In the early‘60s, women were still dedicated to the coordinated look of attire of the 50’s. Around the mid-60’s trends changed and ladies were not wearing gloves as much except for formal attire. The gloves that were being worn were simpler in style, color and lacking decorations. As seasons changed so did the fabrics and tones of gloves - pastels in summer and darker tones in winter.        
    Oct 21, 2017 4
  • 20 Oct 2017
    ZIPPO - the most recognized Cigarette Lighter. Almost everyone, especially those of us who grew up between the 1940’s and 1970’s, are familiar with the ZIPPO lighter. Back when over 75% of adults smoked, a ZIPPO lighter was indispensable. They were produced with thousands of varied colorful art and advertising designs on the front and sometimes the rear of the lighter. As a result of ZIPPO’s prominent place in American culture (and world culture), ZIPPO lighters are now highly collectible. The ZIPPO story began in late 1932 when ZIPPO founder George G. Blaisdell designed a lighter similar to an Austrian lighter one of his friends possessed. The Austrian lighter worked extremely well in the wind, but required two hands to operate.   Blaisdell’s original lighter was attractive, relatively small, had an attached hinged lid, worked well in the wind, and, most importantly, easily operated with one hand. His original patent was Patent Number 203265 and was granted on March 3, 1936. He named the lighter ZIPPO, a derivative of “zipper” because a zipper and the lighter were both easy to use. As the decline of cigarette smoking, and the related decline in the need for lighters has occurred, the number of ZIPPO lighters seen in daily life has decreased. But now ZIPPO lighters have become very collectible, especially older ZIPPOs in good condition. The next time you are in The BRASS ARMADILLO, be sure to look for ZIPPO lighters.
    5 Posted by Betty Jean Shearin
  • ZIPPO - the most recognized Cigarette Lighter. Almost everyone, especially those of us who grew up between the 1940’s and 1970’s, are familiar with the ZIPPO lighter. Back when over 75% of adults smoked, a ZIPPO lighter was indispensable. They were produced with thousands of varied colorful art and advertising designs on the front and sometimes the rear of the lighter. As a result of ZIPPO’s prominent place in American culture (and world culture), ZIPPO lighters are now highly collectible. The ZIPPO story began in late 1932 when ZIPPO founder George G. Blaisdell designed a lighter similar to an Austrian lighter one of his friends possessed. The Austrian lighter worked extremely well in the wind, but required two hands to operate.   Blaisdell’s original lighter was attractive, relatively small, had an attached hinged lid, worked well in the wind, and, most importantly, easily operated with one hand. His original patent was Patent Number 203265 and was granted on March 3, 1936. He named the lighter ZIPPO, a derivative of “zipper” because a zipper and the lighter were both easy to use. As the decline of cigarette smoking, and the related decline in the need for lighters has occurred, the number of ZIPPO lighters seen in daily life has decreased. But now ZIPPO lighters have become very collectible, especially older ZIPPOs in good condition. The next time you are in The BRASS ARMADILLO, be sure to look for ZIPPO lighters.
    Oct 20, 2017 5
  • 18 Oct 2017
    This coming weekend the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver will be represented with a booth at the World Wide Antique & Vintage Show in Denver. Several years ago we had a booth at the Modernism Show in Denver, and that proved to be a great success, and it was a lot of fun! So I decided to devote this week's program to antique shows. When I lived in New York we never missed the Pier Shows, then when we lived in Florida we attended the Extravaganzas at Renninger's in Mount Dora. The World Wide in Denver is a major event in the antiques world calendar, and we're looking forward to participating this year. On Friday, October 20, 2017 we'll transmit live on Facebook at the opening at 10AM MDT. Go to our Facebook page to watch. This coming Sunday, October 22, 2017 our program on Antique Shows will air at the usual time: 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Please join us for both events. Gary
    9 Posted by Gary & Carol Stover
  • This coming weekend the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver will be represented with a booth at the World Wide Antique & Vintage Show in Denver. Several years ago we had a booth at the Modernism Show in Denver, and that proved to be a great success, and it was a lot of fun! So I decided to devote this week's program to antique shows. When I lived in New York we never missed the Pier Shows, then when we lived in Florida we attended the Extravaganzas at Renninger's in Mount Dora. The World Wide in Denver is a major event in the antiques world calendar, and we're looking forward to participating this year. On Friday, October 20, 2017 we'll transmit live on Facebook at the opening at 10AM MDT. Go to our Facebook page to watch. This coming Sunday, October 22, 2017 our program on Antique Shows will air at the usual time: 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Please join us for both events. Gary
    Oct 18, 2017 9
  • 11 Oct 2017
    In our program this coming Sunday evening, October 15, 2017 we'll take a look at some antique European ceramics made at high quality but perhaps lesser known factories. We've discussed Meissen, Dresden, Villeroy & Boch, Sevres, Chantilly, Royal Copenhagen... through the years, but in this show I'll feature an exquisite vase made by Fischer J of Budapest, Hungary, an unmarked German tankard, and a Gouda art pottery vase made by PZH, and we'll compare them with comps currently offered for sale online. Please join us at the usual time, Sunday at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Hope to see you then. Gary
    42 Posted by Gary & Carol Stover
  • In our program this coming Sunday evening, October 15, 2017 we'll take a look at some antique European ceramics made at high quality but perhaps lesser known factories. We've discussed Meissen, Dresden, Villeroy & Boch, Sevres, Chantilly, Royal Copenhagen... through the years, but in this show I'll feature an exquisite vase made by Fischer J of Budapest, Hungary, an unmarked German tankard, and a Gouda art pottery vase made by PZH, and we'll compare them with comps currently offered for sale online. Please join us at the usual time, Sunday at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Hope to see you then. Gary
    Oct 11, 2017 42
  • 04 Oct 2017
    Many who watch our programs on antiques on youtube don't know that this content originates on www.iAntique.com. Members can view the programs "live," ie when first shown + there are many other features of our website that are of interest to antique buffs & collectors. We have a Q & A section, blogs, video archive for all our programs over the past 7+ years, and a Classified Ads section in which members can list items for sale (no listing fees or commissions). Members and non-members can buy the items, and there's preferred placement in the search engines for listings. All of this and more is absolutely free!! Just go to the website and sign up. In our show this coming Sunday, October 8, 2017, I'll navigate through the website to demonstrate all the features. Please join us at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Gary
    73 Posted by Gary & Carol Stover
  • Many who watch our programs on antiques on youtube don't know that this content originates on www.iAntique.com. Members can view the programs "live," ie when first shown + there are many other features of our website that are of interest to antique buffs & collectors. We have a Q & A section, blogs, video archive for all our programs over the past 7+ years, and a Classified Ads section in which members can list items for sale (no listing fees or commissions). Members and non-members can buy the items, and there's preferred placement in the search engines for listings. All of this and more is absolutely free!! Just go to the website and sign up. In our show this coming Sunday, October 8, 2017, I'll navigate through the website to demonstrate all the features. Please join us at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Gary
    Oct 04, 2017 73
  • 30 Sep 2017
    Tomorrow evening, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the usual time we'll feature another show highlighting exceptional bargains in the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver. Our purpose in doing these occasional programs on bargains is not really to sell individual pieces, but more to show how wide spread bargains are in virtually every category throughout the antique malls and stores of America, if only you take the time to look. So, I try to select pieces from many categories, hoping that everyone will find something that is interesting to them, and hopefully provide a little new information about the pieces. If anyone would like for me to focus on a particular category that you find interesting, I'll try to work it into a future program. Please join us at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Hope to see you then. Gary
    78 Posted by Gary & Carol Stover
  • Tomorrow evening, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the usual time we'll feature another show highlighting exceptional bargains in the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver. Our purpose in doing these occasional programs on bargains is not really to sell individual pieces, but more to show how wide spread bargains are in virtually every category throughout the antique malls and stores of America, if only you take the time to look. So, I try to select pieces from many categories, hoping that everyone will find something that is interesting to them, and hopefully provide a little new information about the pieces. If anyone would like for me to focus on a particular category that you find interesting, I'll try to work it into a future program. Please join us at 5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT. Hope to see you then. Gary
    Sep 30, 2017 78