July-December 2023

Click on the date to listen to previous shows:

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!

December 9th: “The Business of Antiques”: a discussion with Scott Gaynor. Also several Holiday traditions and the items people collect about them!

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