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April 30, 2023: A California Gold Rush-era bowie knife and Lou Gehrig’s baseball glove?
May 7, 2023: Utilitarian stoneware turned valuable, and Hollywood collectibles.
May 14, 2023: Louis Vuitton luggage and illustration art
May 21: Rattlesnake King Clark Stanley, prisoner-of-war art and a special guest: Tracey Nee of Cape Cod Picture Framing.
May 28: Brief discussion of the rare book market, and the allusive artist Banksey.
June 4: Woman’s Suffrage-Related Antiques.
June 11: The eclectic French artist Salvador Dalí…and Salem witch collectibles!
June 18: The history and collectibility of blue jeans.
July 2: Patriotic themes in antiques, rare flags and more!
July 9: Antique golf collectibles with guest Don Ladd.
July 23: Folk art including Provincetown artist Peter Hunt.
July 30: Marine antiques including scrimshaw.
August 6: Guest Linda Lefko from the Center for Painted Wall Preservation, and paranormal antiques!
August 13: Continuing the “paranormal”…let’s talk stage magic collectibles! (And less intriguingly…patent models😉).
August 19: Introducing some of the appraisers of Eldred’s!
August 26: Inspired by “Family Game Night”! We look at antique board games and collectible wines with Paul Fox of the Chatham Bars Inn.
September 2: Labor Day Weekend “Greatest Hits” show!
September 9: Sharon Lacasse joins us from the Wallace Nutting Collectors Club to talk about Nutting’s life and their upcoming convention.
September 16: Guest interview with Dr. David Curry, curator of an exhibition of art by Jame McNeill Whistler at the Colby College Museum of Art.
September 23: A James McNeill Whistler follow-up, discussion of the China Trade and more!
September 30: Carnival and sideshow collectibles, announcing the auction of the Skinner collection and much more.
October 7: Sports collectibles and estate sales with guest Scott Gaynor.
October 14: Soda shops and soda fountain history & collectibles, why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky, etc.
October 21: Newport and China: an interview with Dr. Nicole Williams from the Preservation Society of Newport County about the current exhibition and more!
October 28: All things Halloween, and a conversation with Chip Leslie about his father Roger’s firefighting collection coming up at auction.
November 4: Some interesting topics revolving around the world of art, including 20th Century art fraud and tattoo art!
November 11: Fakes, fraud and forgeries! Some interesting stories about criminally deceptive ‘antiques’.
November 18: The lives of Picasso and Dali. Quoted by Dali: “Picasso is a Spaniard…so am I. Picasso is an artist…so am I. Picasso is a Communist…neither am I.”
November 25th: Titanic memorabilia, Diego Rivera and the Rockefellers, much more!
December 2nd: Guests Mike Welch, Revolutionary War reenactment actor, and Phoebe Cos from the Plymouth Patuxet Museum. Also cigar store trade figures and more!