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Author: Kyle Yagielski

1892-O Micro O Barber Half Dollar Coin

Artist and Numismatist Augustus Heaton published his “Treatise on the Coinage of the United States Branch Mints” in 1893. This was the landmark book that inspired collectors to consider mint marks as varieties worth collecting. Nineteenth century numismatists had previously paid little attention to mint marks. In his book, Heaton states (concerning the 1892 New Orleans Mint half dollar),...

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Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.

Written by Elyse Shapiro   Renowned 20th century artist and jewelry designer, Jean Michel Schlumberger, may forever be an icon of the jewelry world. He was one of only four designers allowed to sign his work at Tiffany & Co., accompanied by Paloma Picasso, Elsa Peretti and Frank Gehry. Schlumberger’s name will grace his creations through time. His iconic designs pull elements from...

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Vox Pop w/Ray Graf – May 21st, 2019

On a recent episode of Vox Pop with Ray Graf, Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques and Ray entertain digging up Abraham Lincoln, debate the merits of car salesmen, and learn how to use Google for everything. You can listen to the full recording HERE to follow along with the time stamps below.  RARE BEATLES ALBUM We had another great radio call-in session with Ray Graf over at WAMC on the VoxPop...

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