A rare antique desk that had been stored in a bedroom for many years was recently valued at around $250,000 (£159,000), surprising its owners, who were from Carencro, Louisiana.
The appraiser, David J. Goldberg from New Orleans, shocked the family even further when (more…)
Volunteers at a charity shop in Ontario got more than they bargained for when they discovered a pincushion among donated items.
The item had a letter attached to it, dated (more…)
A museum in Washington, DC, has recently acquired five albums that had belonged to a young woman who lived through the Holocaust.
Mary Berg kept a diary of her (more…)
Guest speakers at the annual meeting of a US ancestry organisation have presented a range of antique toys, stirring up memories of childhood for some attendees.
The meeting of the Mercer County Chapter for (more…)
The landlords of a pub in Plymouth, The Lord High Admiral, have kept the memories of World War One alive for its history-loving locals.
The couple discovered some books about The Daily Graphic, detailing (more…)
An antique clock that had been presented to the players of the victorious Swindon Town Football Club in 1910/11 recently appeared for sale in Accrington.
However, now another time piece has been discovered (more…)
Lynne Parks of Alton, Illinois, recently opened her home to members of the public so that they could see her collection of antique Christmas decorations.
The whole of the house was decorated with (more…)
A number of antique teddy bears have recently sold at auction in Berkshire.
Many of the 95 bears are said to (more…)
Open days will be held at the Museum of Troy History and the Overfield Tavern Museum on 14th December.
Both museums in Troy, Ohio, will (more…)
A framed piece of art that was presented to a northern town during the 19th Century recently featured on a popular BBC TV programme.
The famous Sulphur Crested Cockatoos Mosaic was (more…)