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Coverage: 55th Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction

On November 28th, Black Friday was "Barn Friday" as Garth's drew hundreds of bidders and TV coverage to the Annual Thanksgiving Americana & Fine Art Auction, a family tradition for more than 55 years. #Garths #WCMHTV4 #Thanksgiving #BlackFriday #Auction #americana

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A glut of hand-me-downs from downsizing baby boomers has caused the value of many heirlooms to drop in the past 20 years. Below are a few examples provided by antiques expert Terry Kovel, newspaper columnist and author of the annual Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide. • Royal Doulton balloon man figurine. Was $150 to $225. Now $30. • Fenton milk glass candleholder. Was $47.50. Now $35. • Arts and Crafts dining set. Eight-chair set was $9,400. Now, four-chair set $1,054. • Fiesta yellow dinner plate. Was $15 to $26. Now $6.50 to $9. • Greek Key punch bowl with 2 cups. Was $495. Now $161. • Noritake desert flower cup and saucer. Was $9. Now $7. Wonder what your heirlooms are worth? He

Once-pricey heirlooms losing their value

Enjoy every bite off that heirloom china on Thanksgiving Day. But don’t bet your retirement on the cherished dinnerware; it’s probably not worth what you think. Evolving tastes, changing demographics and technology have conspired to reduce the value of china, crystal, furniture and other once-pricey heirlooms that have been handed down from generation to generation. “I have these conversations every day,” said Amelia Jeffers, president of Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers in Delaware. “The price on many of these things has gone down despite the fact that they’re old and not made anymore.” Antiques expert and newspaper columnist Terry Kovel tells two things to people pondering their parents’ f

Destination Antiques: Winter Antiques Show, New York

Every January, in New York’s tony Upper East Side neighborhood, a seasoned group of antiques enthusiasts buck the snowbird trend in favor of the most prestigious two weeks on the American collecting scene: The Winter Antiques Show. Held in the historic and stunning Park Avenue Armory, the Winter Antiques Show is the star and centerpiece of Americana Week - a convention (of sorts) of scholars, collectors, dealers and auctioneers who gather for a series of auctions, lectures and antique shows that tend to set the pace of the American antiques market - ofering the broader antiques community a fairly accurate forecast of how the market will progress in the coming year. Built in 1861 by New York’

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