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Identifying EAPG Patterns: The Good News and Bad News

When it comes to EAPG and American Brilliant, I’m a total novice. A newbie with nearly 15 boxes packed with the stuff. I won’t sell it unless I can accurately identify it. And I won’t use it unless I can … Continue reading

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Are Vintage Greeting Cards Worth Anything? Yes. And No.

While going through boxes of old things from my family, I came upon a ton of ancient greeting cards. They ranged from Art Deco beauties to funky images from the 1960s. “Wow,” I thought, “these must be worth a fortune!” … Continue reading

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Blue Willow and the Star-Crossed Lovers

Just about everyone has a piece of Blue Willow china, whose deep cobalt color may have evolved from early Imari designs (blue survived the kilns better than other colors). Many people also know the famous Chinese legend of the pattern: … Continue reading

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