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Extrusion, a process used to create objects of a fixed cross-sectional profile, allows designers to create complex cross-sectional designs. Although originally patented in 1797, it wasn’t until the late 1800’s and the Industrial Revolution that the process…Continue
Amanda Addams Auctions ---- 6th February 2012----Auction starts 6.30 pm.
Welcome to the first important auction for 2012
Featuring Estate of Thomas Cowan- Ferntree Gully, Estate of Enid Janet Webb - Yackandandah, estate of a distinguished collector - Dandenong North, estate of Ronald and Lurleen Slaney -Vermont, estate of Allan Smallman -Metung, and estate of Margery Brown -Tatura.…Continue
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I recently bought this Hudson Bay Company coat. I have been in contact with HBC and they have told me that it is "quite rare". They do not have any like it in their archives, but that is because they are incomplete. I am amazed of the lack of information about these jackets on the internet. I have been in contact with Harold Tichenor and he was able to tell me this jacket is from the 20's. HBC also told me the blanket colors are the earliest used.
I would love to find out if there…Continue
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Kem Weber, the icon of Mid-Century architecture and design, helped define the modernist movement and aesthetic. Weber designs of the later 1920s explored new directions that would become the hallmarks of the coming language of streamlining. During this period Weber’s interest in finding ways of adapting his designs for mass production was prophetic, with the onset of…Continue
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Necessity is the mother of invention. When WWII halted the import of Rattan to the US, famous manufacturers like Heywood-Wakefield began to incorporate other quality material like oak into their designs. The result was the creation of undoubtedly some of the finest pieces of Rattan ever made. We have a wonderful living room suite that is the example of the best of Heywood-Wakefield.…Continue
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Jan 16 2012 by Ross Crawford, Solihull News
The National Fine Art and Antiques Fair returns to the NEC next week from January 18-22 and it continues to be one of the most prestigious events of its kind outside of London.
For many, buying antiques is unchartered territory and can be daunting to begin with. So with…Continue
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Oh the merriment, oh the holiday parties! The most glamorous cure for the post-holiday blues is to relax in a rocking chair by the acclaimed Mid Century designer Milo Baughman. The classic modern form is accentuated by gleaming chrome and tufted black upholstery. Or relax, unwind and dream of the tropics; our wonderful blond Rattan rocker will take you there. We have a pair,…Continue
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I've been selling antiques / vintage for years...I hate to think how long! LOL The most satisfaction I have, is finding the 'perfect fit'...matching the 'perfect' item to the 'perfect' person! Definitely, very few antique or vintage pieces are 'perfect', but it seems that way when an item is 'matched to a person in the most 'uncanny' way!
Take for example...the framed 1900's advertisement for an early typewriter, that was purchased by a teacher who had the very same typewriter! She was…
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What Do Danny & Sally Think?"
1. Crème de la crème Vintage Fashion. With vintage continuing to be the hottest "new thing" in fashion and overseas sweatshops knocking off retro styles, authentic vintage couture will be…
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