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Treasures in the attic:

December 19, 2011 A 1909 Marietta postcard, owned by a Richardson, Texas, man, showing the inside interior walls of the Marietta Phonograph Company on Front Street lined with Victor Talking Machines, sold Dec. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Marietta items cash in all over

December 12, 2011 - An Ohio Company land document, owned by a Sacramento, Calif., man, and signed by Nathan Ward in Marietta in 1836, sold recently on the auction block for $26. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Antique stove at The Castle

November 28, 2011 Question?: Read your article, “Marietta was once home to two stove Manufacturers.” Thank you for sharing your knowledge with your readers. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Pottery plant’s creations prized

November 21, 2011 The American Bisque Co. started out in Williamstown in 1919, making kewpie doll heads. The company was sold in 1922 to B.E. more »»

A Weighty Issue: So many issues! Holiday season tough to navigate

November 21, 2011 Can you believe how this year has seemingly flown by? The holidays are once again fast approaching with opportunities for family get-togethers, buffets, parties and so on ... more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Several auction results

November 14, 2011 - A early 19th century Marietta hotel key, along with a brass label reading, “If found please return to F.C. Uhlman, 901 Greene St., Marietta, Ohio,” sold recently on eBay for $22.36. more »»

Treasures in the attic: On the auction block

October 24, 2011 ¯ A Broughton Dairy 13x24 tall metal milk can owned by a Wooster, Ohio, man brought $56 recently on the eBay auction block. ¯ Selling for $200 for a Pennsboro, W.Va., seller was an A.P. more »»

A weighty issue: Support can come in many ways

October 24, 2011 This month’s article is special. It is a tribute to the memory of a very special friend, Errol Lee Roush. She passed away Sept. 30, leaving a legacy to those who loved her very much. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Old tintype turns out to be a copy

October 17, 2011 Richard Schaffer an antiques collector from Harpers Ferry, W.Va. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Amazing sales

October 10, 2011 - A bird’s-eye view photo of Lowell taken in 1910 and owned by a north Ohio man sold recently for $137.50 on eBay. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Shipping costs can ruin online shopping

October 3, 2011 I have come to believe it doesn’t pay to throw anything away these days, not even old, outdated telephone directories in any condition. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Henderson Hall full of historic furnishings

September 26, 2011 Henderson Hall in Williamstown, once a slave- owned plantation that today operates as a museum, contains most everything the Henderson family ever used from 200 years of generations living there,... more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Sell gold, silver to someone you know and trust

September 19, 2011 Received several e-mails last week from readers wanting to know more on how to go about selling their gold and silver for meltdown, with gold being an all time high. more »»

A Weighty Issue: Getting back on track can be a challenge

September 19, 2011 Yes, there has been no article in the newspaper these past couple of months. No, I didn’t quit writing the column. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Artist spent early years in Marietta

September 12, 2011 Received an email last week from an art gallery in California wanting to purchase any artwork by famous local Marietta artist Gina Knee. Received a letter from them also in 2010. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Time to look at selling old jewelry

September 5, 2011 Have any old gold jewelry that you would like to turn into cash? Now is the time to sell it with gold reaching a high of $1,908 an ounce. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Copy of work not as valuable as original

August 29, 2011 Question: A couple of years ago I purchased an oil painting at a Columbus flea market by a local artist you mentioned in one of your columns by the name of Lily Martin Spencer who grew up on a farm... more »»

The Year-round Gardener: Still plenty of time to plant in your garden

August 22, 2011 Here in the United States, in the whole Northern Hemisphere actually, we have hit the peak gardening season. This is the time of the year when we are reaping the rewards of our winter and spring work. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Old parlor stove made in Cleveland

August 22, 2011 Question: I’m sending photos of two heating stoves that are in my daughters home in Marietta. We think the stoves were put in the home when the home was built between 1910 and 1912. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Stoneware jar find

August 15, 2011 Question: A few years ago, cleaning out a barn in Devola, I came across a stoneware jar marked E.C. Phelps, Parkersburg, Virginia. My wife today, uses it as an umbrella stand at the front door. more »»

 
 

 

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