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  1. First edition of rare book a valuable findRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | New Jersey Herald

    Yes, we know quite a lot about this book. But it would have helped if we had more information from the owner.

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  2. Treasures: Porcelain place card holders are likely worth less than glass onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | New Jersey Herald

    I have a set of place card holders for a formal table setting. They once belonged to an aunt who married a Cleveland millionaire in the early 1900s.

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  3. Treasures: Charming tea set ought to be kept, but not soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | New Jersey Herald

    When my grandmother passed away, I received this matching teapot, cream pitcher and sugar bowl. They are marked "Sadler, Made in England" in a ribbon and are in pristine condition.

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  4. Treasures: Chair set attractive, functional, not antiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    I am looking for information about a set of chairs I purchased a few years ago. They were found in a barn, covered with layers of dust, and the owners sold them to me.

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  5. Treasures: Cutlery set from Great Britain likely incompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    I purchased this boxed set of six pairs of cutlery in England around 1986 at an antiques store in Sheffield. It is sterling silver with hallmarks and pearl handles.

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  6. Treasures: Mass produced fun conversation piece loved by some collectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I have a painting with a lot of character that hangs in my office. The painting is 4-by-2 feet with a 31/2-inch gold colored wooden frame.

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  7. Treasures: Cherry blossom dish, ladle is from NoritakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    This acorn-shaped dish and ladle is marked with a blue flower and "Made in Japan." It originally belonged to my great grandmother of Portsmouth, Va., who lived 1859 to 1935.

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  8. Treasures: Royal China plates not what they appear to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    What is the worth of two Royal China Warranted 22k gold plates? Markings are Eggshell Nautilus USA E40 N5 and E46 N5. Were these plates part of a set or were they made for decor -- or possibly as stand-alone collectibles? I believe they were both made in the 1940s.

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  9. Treasures: Larkin desk stripped of original golden colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I have this antique my mother purchased and had refinished when I was a child in the 1960s. I believe it is American from the 1800s.

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  10. Treasures: Tiffany Favrile glass highly prized by current collectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    This bowl was given to me by my great uncle. I have had it for 40 years and just recently wondered about the inscription on the bottom.

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  11. Treasures: Basket a lovely piece of late 19th century glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I am attaching two pictures of a glass basket that I purchased at auction several years ago. Would greatly appreciate any information you might have concerning its age, manufacturer, where it was made, type of glass, type of design, value and so forth.

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  12. Treasures: Coffee table is from China's turbulent Republic periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    My parents bought this coffee table in the early 1950s. It appears to be mahogany and is sturdy, but it does have some dings.

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  13. Victorian chair likely set tone of home for guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I have inherited what I think is a 19th century mahogany chair. I have done research in the library but cannot find anything that resembles this style.

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  14. Treasures: German a bisque' statues manufacturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I am hoping you can identify my statues, which I inherited from my mother and father. We are of German descendants and when the World's Fair came to St. Louis in 1904 these pieces were purchased from either the Dutch or the German pavilion.

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  15. Treasures: Paintings are artwork of UbinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Can you tell me anything about these paintings? I have not been able to find anything about them and would appreciate any help you can give me. This sort of research can be very difficult.

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  16. Colorful tumblers valued at $10-$90; set with pitcher would bring moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The enclosed photographs show some of the tumblers in my collection. I would appreciate anything you can tell me about them.

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  17. Treasures: Charming vase has storied German rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    This has been in my family for almost 100 years. What can you tell me about my vase shown in the enclosed photographs? It is marked with the numbers 1436 over 23 and then with a raised shield or medallion with a crown over the initials "RW."

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  18. Treasures: Lamp may have been in original Waldorf-Astoria hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    What can you tell me about this lamp that we inherited from my husband's family? His mother told me she believed it was obtained after a remodeling of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City in the early 1900s. The metal base is damaged from salty air.

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  19. Treasures: Vase is artistic example of Japanese moriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    What can you tell me about the vase shown in the photograph? It was in my mother-in-law's house and no one knows anything about it. We own a similar vase with a different design, about the same size and shape.

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  20. Treasures: Imari bowl might not be from Cartier, but it's likely antiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    I am hopeful you can help solve a mystery. This dish is 41/2 by 21/2 inches, and the seller claimed it was antique Japanese Imari.

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