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Articles in: Collectibles

Dallas Carter
- 9 weeks 1 hour ago
The Illiana Barn Sale in Princeton, Indiana, appears to be a simple flea market, but the antiques inside represent the lifelong passion of Rodney...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 25 weeks ago
When Dennis and Marcia Au purchased their Downtown Evansville home on Southeast Second Street in 1998, it was in complete disrepair. After extensive...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
Doug Patberg knows how to keep several plates spinning at once — enough to put on a gathering for 250 people to be exact. The event and wedding...
Philip Hooper
- 2 years 27 weeks ago
Stuff makes a big difference — especially when you are selling a home or trying to move into a new one. As my close friends know, I have a lot...
Bernetia Akin
- 3 years 36 weeks ago
Introduced to the American public in 1915, Pyrex kitchenware still is being produced and marketed, but is no longer only a household staple; today it...
Bernetia Akin
- 4 years 1 week ago
 It was 1970 when Dan Hadley of Evansville saw an old blue pitcher at a yard sale. “My mother had just redone her bedroom all in blue, so...
Trista Lutgring
- 4 years 24 weeks ago
After the first concept of the typewriter was introduced in 1714, many inventors set out to make their own version of the writing machine. By 1910,...
Emily Patton
- 4 years 37 weeks ago
New Harmony, Indiana, business owner Cindy Smotherman stresses to her estate sale clients not to clean up or throw anything away until she first sees...
Trista Lutgring
- 4 years 46 weeks ago
Brent Pace admits the name Collector’s Carnival — an antique and flea market show held four times a year in Evansville — came from...
Emily Patton
- 5 years 2 weeks ago
No amount of prior research about Dr. Ted’s Musical Marvels can prepare you for the moment your eyes — and ears — meet his...
Emily Patton
- 5 years 27 weeks ago
The warm and inviting memories of past Christmases with loved ones are never too far away for Charles and Christi Goodman. As the Evansville couple...
Nathan Blackford
- 5 years 45 weeks ago
About a year ago, a few local vintage motorcycle enthusiasts decided it was time to start having regular outings with those with similar interests....
Emily Patton
- 6 years 10 weeks ago
The story of my Kentucky Derby glass collection isn’t about the great lengths I’ve gone to find each year from 1961 to 2013. It’s...
Jon Haslam
- 6 years 26 weeks ago
All Aboard! For 25 years, the Local Loco Model Railroad Club has been conducting area model railroad shows for residents of the Tri-State area. The...
Victoria Grabner
- 6 years 37 weeks ago
He could have been only a war hero. He could have been only a big game hunter. He could have been only a pilot. He could have been only a married...
Victoria Grabner
- 7 years 2 weeks ago
She was there to support and cheer for her oldest son, a swimmer. Yet while he was in the water competing in various meets, Vicki Hart was on the...
Sarah Thurman
- 7 years 27 weeks ago
At first glance, the more than 250-ornament collection of our art director Heather Gray looks like it belongs in a holiday I Spy book. Characteristic...
Andrew Fendrich
- 8 years 2 weeks ago
The history of Arabic fez hats is quite extensive, and serious, too, despite how comical a red, cylindrical felt hat with a long black tassel looks...
Natalie Greer
- 8 years 10 weeks ago
While many businesses, managers, and even bakers may take the cookie cutter approach to business — doing things the same way over and over...
Wendy Hudson
- 8 years 29 weeks ago
Margaret Haire loves to give new life to old materials. When she and husband Dennis built their East Side home nearly 25 years ago, they re-used...