Top lots from different sessions had an interesting connection during the sale held by Garth’s in Delaware, Ohio, on May 12 and 13. The link—longtime collections. While high-quality items remained in demand, the event underscored the added appeal of desirable antiques that have been in private hands for decades. The auction featured three distinct groupings: the 70-year collection of Schrade and Genevieve Radtke of New Canaan, Connecticut; fine and vintage jewelry and timepieces; and Americana, featuring the 11th annual Ohio Valley session. The item bringing the highest price was a chest of drawers from Chester County, Pennsylvania, in walnut with inlaid tulips, vines, and berries. Having tw
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