All posts by Steve Lansdale

Public Relations Specialist

Five for Friday: Vintage Guitars

There are few instruments, if any, that have a place in the hearts of as many people as guitars do. They evoke memories of all kinds, from songs around a childhood campfire to old ballads

Five for Friday: Early Political Campaign Memorabilia

Everyone has seen the advertisements and marketing efforts used in recent elections, tactics that range from confrontational internet messages to more traditional signs planted in countless yards. But people have been campaigning for their favorite

Five for Friday: Antique Fine Silver Serving Pieces

Many of us set the table before any meal, whether it’s a Saturday lunch with the family or a larger gathering to celebrate a birthday or holiday. More often than not, the table’s appearance is

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Studio Glass and Art Glass, Wherein Lies the Difference?

Dale Chihuly is one of the best-known Studio Glass artists. If you do not know his name, you have surely seen one of his bright, eccentric glass creations. They come in all forms – elaborate

Coin Care for the Collector

Coin Care for the Collector

Acquiring old coins, whether through pure chance or a shrewd purchase, can generate immediate excitement, and can lay the foundation for a lifetime of collecting, regardless of whether the new prize is the first acquisition

Film Legend Lupita Tovar’s Jewelry Collection at Auction

The life of Lupita Tovar, it turns out, would make a great movie. In her 106 years on the planet, Tovar witnessed the advent of automobiles and antibiotics, of space travel and Snapchat. She made

Five for Friday: First Baseball Cards Offered With Gum were in 1933 Goudey PSA Set

Enos Gordon Goudey opened the Goudey Gum Company in 1919 in Boston. Although he sold the company in 1932, Goudey stayed involved as a consultant. Today, the company is known best for its association with

Five for Friday- Chinese Snuff Bottles

Five for Friday: Chinese Snuff Bottles

After being introduced to the court at Beijing by the Portuguese in the mid- to late-18th century, the use of tobacco spread among the upper class until it became a social ritual, first among the

Five for Friday: College Football Collectibles

Many fans agree that no sport can match the pageantry and tradition of college football. From the elaborate tailgate spreads to the marching bands and cheerleaders to the rabid fans imploring their favorite teams to

Five for Friday: For the Comics Collector Who Has Everything

Collection completion is very real for those who collect comics. For those who acquire every issue of a comic of choice – Superman, Spider-Man, etc. – there is an alternative way to scratch the collecting