Beautiful porcelain pieces are ageless. But somehow the older pieces speak to me. The patterns and styles are varied and endless. Enjoy a look at my collection.
A laymans guide to finding antiques and collectibles in Gargage sales and Charity shops.
Carousels have fascinated me since the first time I tried to climb up on the handcrafted horse. Then I found books about carousels and my fascination grew. So will yours!
Almost everyone has a piece of vintage or antique pottery. If you don't, then you probably know someone who does. Exploring the origins of the pottery is so interesting.
Half dolls are wonderful little antique dolls that are becoming harder to come by.
Learn the history of Delft pottery, and all of its various hallmarks/marks. Plus how to identify an antique piece of Delft.
Learn about the history of Clinchfield pottery, along with the pottery marks/hallmarks that they used over the years.
Fasincating story about Mike Haller, the man who owns the largest collection of antique dishwashers in the United States, possibly the world. Haller visits a NW Pennsylvania woman who finds a curious old appliance in the house she is leasing and he is able to take her back in time as he shares his...
Restaurant china was produced in great numbers between the 1920s-1970s. Most hotels, restaurants, railroads, airlines, and private clubs had their own china with distinctive logos. Prices have gone up, but collecting is still affordable. Railroad china is the most sought after type of restaurant...
Currier and Ives art prints cover a variety of scenes. It may seem difficult to identify them but having good information makes the task easier.