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Just got back from the American Society of Arms Collectors (ASAC) meeting in Newport News, VA. ASAC is a group of collectors that have and share some amazing things. All sorts of antique arms and … more
A few weeks ago, I talked about gun making at the outbreak of the American Revolution. Recently I picked up a fowling piece that is a prime example of gun making around the start of the war. I had … more
Over the past two years we have seen some exceptional growth within the comic market. Books are selling for more than ever before, especially Marvel and D.C. comics. But within the world of superhero … more
Friday I was at the Concord Museum for a visit and got a call to pick up a New England fowling piece I had last seen in 2008. I brought it home and decided I would write my next blog post about it as … more
As February comes to an end and we get ready for Spring, so does the planning for Spring cleaning. Every year we always have people contacting the gallery if their vintage skis are valuable. … more
In late February of 2020 I attended the Las Vegas Antique Arms show as I normally do. After coming home for a couple of weeks, COVID shut everything down. Last year’s show (2021) was cancelled … more
One topic that I will never get tired of writing about is Transformers. They are by far, hands down, no questions asked my favorite toy line of all time. Hence why I still have a little over 2,000 … more
Last time I talked about another fantastic British Pattern 1742 musket that we have. I think as a collector of muskets it is important to understand how they function and what happens when they are … more
Over the past year you have seen me heavily mention Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards when discussing the bull market of COVID. Within the world of TCG (Trading Card Game) those are the two that saw … more
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of British land pattern muskets from the 1730s to the 1770s. The look and feel of those sturdy guns is what makes them very attractive to me. These guns have … more
Brass hilted monster head hangers were in use with the British army from at least the mid-to-late 17th century. Sometimes they are fairly crude cast-brass and some with a little more discernable … more
Collecting is amazing! It can be the ultimate nerve-racking treasure hunt. There is no better feeling to anyone in this industry then finding the artist, comic, toy, porcelain sculpture, or tribal … more
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