Author: FamousCollections.com

Only two weeks after starting its latest display, the Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum seems to be on to a winner and has plans to expand. The museum opened a display room showcasing 24 pedal cars, more than 100 miniature tractors, trains and several small scale aircraft. “People have really come out impressed,” museum chair Alastair Sabistan said. “One lady from the North Island saw a small tractor her brother had, it was the same colour. She was in tears.” Sabistan said people enjoyed the toys with the pedal cars particularly popular. “We’re building on it, and we’d like…

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When 20-year-old artist Karen Magnusdottir McComish walked into Bux Vintage, a recently opened pop-up thrift store on Spring Street, wearing a blouse they had crocheted themselves, owner Paula Buxbaum got an idea. Inspired by Magnusdottir McComish’s creativity, Buxbaum decided she would merge her passion for youth with her passion for art by hosting an art show where local youth could sell their work to the public. Buxbaum’s small store was filled to the brim with people on Sunday, Aug. 8, when the art show first opened. Customers milled around the shelves and racks, which displayed everything from paintings to sculptures…

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Magnum P.I. drove one, and so did Christie Brinkley, and now you, too, can get behind the wheel of a Ferrari 308 if you’re the winning bidder on Minnesota’s surplus auction website. The exotic coupe is easily the priciest car for sale on Minnbid.org, which typically features high-mileage Ford Tauruses and rusty white vans left over from state government service. So how did a cherry-red Italian performance machine end up on the auction block? A drunken-driving arrest in 2018 led to forfeiture. It was likely one of the most expensive drunken-driving arrests in state history if the value of the…

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When you walk into the best antique stores in Utah, you never know what incredible treasures you will find. When you walk inside Euro Treasures Antiques, one of the largest antique stores in Utah, you know you have struck gold. From furniture and décor to collectibles and art, Euro Treasures Antiques in Utah is one antique store you must stop and explore. Visit the Euro Treasures Antiques website and Facebook page to learn more. Have you ever visited this antique store in Utah? What did you buy? We’d love to hear about your experience in the comments! After spending your…

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Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… As I type this morning, I am reminded by the calendar that, in about a fortnight, 2021 will pass the baton to 2022. It has been an awe-inspiring and eye-opening year in the world of numismatics. Sales of coins realizing a million dollars each or more at auctions and via private sales have been record-breaking. Along for the ride, US and world coins of virtually every series and type have benefited from the publicity. As one well-known New Jersey dealer said: “Some series that were left on the…

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YORK COUNTY, Maine — Lower than usual housing inventory coupled with the increased demand of buyers hopeful to make “Vacationland” their home have led to another unprecedented year, one of Maine’s historical highs for the real estate market, said Maine Association of Realtors President Aaron Bolster. There were 33% fewer homes for sale in November 2021 compared to 2020 and 59% fewer than November 2019. However, demand remained “extraordinary for Maine’s residential real estate,” Bolster said in a press release. Home prices rose 11% this year and the number of residential real estate transactions was 4% above the same time period in 2020, according to Bolster. Nationally, prices rose by nearly 15%, Bolster said. “The high demand for Maine…

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Las Cruces recently welcomed a new coin shop on Missouri Avenue which specializes in vintage coins, trade tokens and bullion investments. Gary Henderson and his son-in-law, Joseph Santana, officially opened Las Cruces Coins & Collectibles July 22 with prize drawings and gifts for children lasting through the weekend. They have collectible coins — including silver dollars and Indian Head pennies — and they buy and sell precious metals. Bullion-type coins such as gold Buffalos and silver Eagles are offered for those interested in investing. More: City invites public feedback on cannabis business zoning and land use New Mexico trade tokens are another category…

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Style Although they’ve recently been eclipsed by multi-functional sport watches and training apps, stopwatches were once an essential part of measuring athletic performance. And we’re not just talking about some hunk of plastic with a digital display—the stopwatches of yesteryear were precision-crafted machines that rivaled their wristwatch counterparts in style (which makes sense, since many great watchmakers also produced stopwatches). In the new Tracksmith x Wind Vintage collection, which launched last week, stopwatches finally get their due: The collection of 11 vintage mechanical stopwatches showcases the craftsmanship of these timepieces and highlights their important role in running. The collection came…

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ZEXPRWIRE, On Saturday afternoon at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center in Frisco, Texas, thousands of passionate collectible and trading card fans and aficionados converged at the renowned Collect-A-Con event for the chance to buy, sell, and trade their own card collections. The more than 400 dealers and vendors on-hand showcasing collectible Pokemon cards, sports cards, comics, video games, vintage toys, and more, we’re also introduced to two new companies set on revolutionizing the way cards and collectibles are both obtained and valued with the launch of the Collector Coin and AGS Grading. The Collector Coin is a cryptocurrency…

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Friends of the Milford Public Library will host a vintage books, jewelry and accessories sale in the Smith Conference Room from Saturday, April 24 to Friday, April 30. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays. The library is closed Sundays and Mondays. There will be books from mid-1800s through the 1960s, Delaware and regional books, first editions and unique finds, including old and new jewelry and antique items. For more information, call 302-422-8996.  The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

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Fetch.ai receives an average long-term technical score of 48 from InvestorsObserver’s research based on historical trading patterns. The proprietary scoring system weighs price movement from recent months to a year, analyzes the token’s support and resistance levels, and where it is relative to long-term averages to determine whether it’s a strong buy-and-hold investment opportunity. FET currently holds a superior long-term technical analysis score than 48% of cryptos in circulation. This ranking metric is most useful to buy-and-hold type investors looking for strong steady growth when allocating their assets. tokens with a high long and short-term technical score can help indicate…

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Though Ravenna is the county seat, it’s only the fourth-largest community in Portage County. It was known for its glassworks, oatmeal production and carriage manufacturing in the 19th century. In the 20th century, it made munitions for three wars. It’s historic downtown got a facelift in the late 1990s, and today bustles with retail activity and in its role as the area’s legal, education and government center. Ravenna is 15 miles east of Akron and surrounded by Ravenna Township, bisected by state Route 59. One of the oldest communities in the area, Ravenna was founded in 1799 by Benjamin Tappan,…

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