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  • Wealth of Knowledge at The Brass Armadillos

    Posted August 24, 2017 by Betty Jean Shearin

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    No matter what you’re looking for when shopping at The Brass Armadillo stores, it’s always a good idea to seek out a vendor who carries the particular style or types of vintage items you’re interested i Read More...

  • Fakes, Reproductions II

    Posted August 23, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    I began a discussiion last week on fakes, forgeries, copies & reproductions, but I didn't even scratch the surface of how the antiques business is being impacted by this problem. In this week's show I focus on 2 categori Read More...

  • Fakes, Forgeries, Copies, Reproductions

    Posted August 16, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    The antiques & collectibles market is being affected as never before by fakes, forgeries, copies, and reproductions. Even experts are being fooled. It seems like the faster we develop new technologies to uncover fakes, t Read More...

  • JFK Records Release

    Posted August 9, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    On July 24 the Government released 3810 documents relating to the JFK assassination. Included among them are 17 audio files of interviews with Soviet defector, Yuri Nosenko. 441 documents had never been released before, Read More...

  • Early 18th Century Chinese Map

    Posted August 4, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    Our program this coming Sunday, August 6, 2017, will provide the first opportunity for anyone to view one of the most important artifacts of Chinese history--a 24' long map of the Yellow River and surrounding towns and b Read More...

  • FRANCISCAN DINNERWARE

    Posted August 2, 2017 by Betty Jean Shearin

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    Fall is around the corner and it’s time for decorating the house with baskets of gourds, wreaths, corn stalks, pumpkins, and maybe a vintage wood bucket full of apples. With fall comes cooler weather and I never fa Read More...

  • Colorado Artist Don Sahli

    Posted July 26, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    For this week's show we headed up to the top of Lookout Mountain outside Denver to visit the studio of renowned Colorado artist, Don Sahli. Don was gracious enough to show us around and discuss his current work. Don has Read More...

  • Bargains Under $100

    Posted July 22, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    There are bargains, and then there are some really crazy low prices. The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Denver is filled with bargains (otherwise it wouldn't have remained in business for 19 years!), but in this we Read More...

  • Selling to Tourists II

    Posted July 16, 2017 by Gary - Carol Stover

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    We have 2 very different tourist seasons in Colorado, but for antique dealers in Denver one clearly outshines the other--Summer is best. In this week's show, which will run in a little less than 3 hours from now, we'll l Read More...

  • DeGrazia

    Posted July 16, 2017 by Betty Jean Shearin

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    If you’ve ever taken note of the watercolor paintings of Native American children by Ted DeGrazia, you probably will not forget his unique southwestern perspective of native cultures. He had a wonderful appreciatio Read More...