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  • Collecting is full of 'wild cards' that can be tough to value

    Q: I have an 11-in.-by-14-in. copper lithograph by Paul Ritter that I rescued from being melted down. I've done some research and all I can find is a little about the artist. Any info and possible value? A: The item seen in images sent is a flat sheet of...
  • Uma Thurman to Bring 'Pulp Fiction' Back to Life Through Auction

    "Pulp Fiction" star Uma Thurman, who appeared as failed actress Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 cult classic, is helping bring the film to life for one lucky fan and 55 of their closest friends. Thurman is auctioning off a night to watch a private...
  • Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

    Q: I've tried to ID my teddy bear, but no luck. I have been told he' a Steiff bear, but I have not found a button on him. How can I have my bear appraised and identified? A: The bear seen in an image sent is light-haired with fluffy fur and pad feet....
  • From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block
    From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday. A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...
  • Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

    Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations
    "Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa. Still, Shutt and his wife Martha returned Wednesday to Chincoteague Island in Virginia, their seventh trip since 2000, to see "it" — a herd of wild ponies swimming from...
  • Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?

    Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?
    An Army boat is on the auction block at Fort Eustis, and it's a real fixer-upper. The successful buyer might want to invest in engines, shafts, propeller screws and a radio. This particular model comes without those accessories. A few rust spots might...
  • Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock

    Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock
    For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded. Below is a closer...
  • Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble

    Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble
    In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in. He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either. What...
  • 1st Mariner buyers win regulatory approval

    1st Mariner buyers win regulatory approval
    The investors buying 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that they've received the regulatory approvals they need and expect to close on the deal as soon as next week, turning the page on the Baltimore institution's most tumultuous chapter. The purchasers &#...
  • Tanks, other historical military vehicles to be auctioned off

    Tanks, other historical military vehicles to be auctioned off
    More than 100 tanks and other machinery from what could be one of the largest and most significant collections of historical military vehicles will be auctioned off over the course of two days in San Mateo County. The private collection, amassed by...
  • Report: Connecticut's Greenhouse Gas Levels Are Down, But More Action Is Needed

    Levels of greenhouse gas emissions in Connecticut have been pushed back to where they were decades ago, but much more needs to be done to meet the state's climate goals, a new state report says. Investments in energy efficiency, a regional shift to...