Saturday Morning Cartoons on the auction block as Gen-X collectors come of age

I am, ever, a kid of the 1970s, a member of Gen-X. Today I am here to tell you that I love Saturday Morning Cartoons. I mean real Saturday Morning Cartoons. I mean The All-Starr Laff-A-Lympics and The Superfriends. I mean Captain Caveman and The Teen Angels and Schoolhouse Rock. In fact, I will testify, under […]

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The Rebirth of Carousel Panels

Our Saturday Estate auction showcases eight unique hand-painted carousel panels that date back several decades. Carousels became popular in American during the mid to late 19th Century, and early carousels often featured hand-painted panels, similar to these, as well as ornate and bejeweled saddles and animals for children to ride on.     Carousel makers put […]

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J. Walter Durbin and the Hard Men of the Frontier Battalion

I’m a native Texan through and through. I was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, I went to school here, and now I’m raising my children here. Growing up in Texas, it’s hard not to be inundated with tales of the Old West. Westerns were a mainstay in my house growing up. I […]

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Minted History

United States commemorative coins, or coins struck especially for collectors in remembrance of a historical person or event, are fascinating to discover due to the wealth of history that has surrounded their existence since the first commemorative half dollar was struck in 1892. Over the years, such coins have been struck in the United States […]

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