Railroad Collectibles Railroad signs, lanterns, locks, builder’s plates, train whistles and bells from many railroad companies were featured in a recent sale in Indiana. To stay on-track with the prices and information on railroad collectibles like this antique steam whistle, chug on down to this sale report. Free slots on my phone. I make coin collecting videos for beginners just getting into the hobby of searching for rare coins. For more valuable coin tips give the video a thumbs up!
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All Aboard! Railroad Collectibles
Railroad signs, lanterns, locks, builder’s plates, train whistles and bells from many railroad companies were featured in a recent sale in Indiana. To stay on-track with the prices and information on railroad collectibles like this antique steam whistle, chug on down to this sale report.
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Antiques Shop Owner Makes Surprising Find
When antique shop owner Alexander Archbold spent $10,000 for the contents of a house owned by a casual acquaintance of his, he thought he was taking a risk. He knew the owner was unique, and that the house was crammed floor to ceiling. But while he expected to break even, what he found was a treasure trove.Read More
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Austin Wood Sculpture
Q: A friend of mine gave me this sculpture when she moved out of state. She thought it was an Austin Productions sculpture, but I can’t find anything marked on it. The base is made out of wood and the sculpture is a different material. It weighs about 25 pounds and is 46 inches high. Can you tell me what it is and if it has any value?Read More
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