Dear Old Man:
A “Jackson press” is a unique terminology to antique Tennessee furniture. About the time of Andrew Jackson’s first term as president, 1829-1833 and in honor of him, local cabinet makers began making the “Jackson press.”
Dear Old Man: Our mother loved pretty things and was very giving to her children. My sister and I received as a wedding present Herend China Queen Victoria service for eight. We are wondering about its value and if it is still collectible. The grandchildren (my children) and my sister’s don’…
Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.
Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.
Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ
Dear Old Man: My wife and I enjoy The Best Times and your articles. We have inherited a dining room server and I am hoping you could give us your opinion as to style and value. JA
After living in the same house for 40 years and it’s time to move on, you might wonder where all this “stuff” came from? And more important, you might ask, how do I get rid of it?
Dear Old Man: I enjoy reading your articles in The Best Times and hope you can help me. My mother and father lived in Jackson, Miss. They were acquaintances of Eudora Welty. My mother purchased these copies of Eudora’s books and has kept them as a remembrance of our time in Jackson. My mom a…
Dear Old Man. I enjoy your articles in The Best Times. Can you tell me about Harris Strong? Who he is/ was and the value of the tile that has been in our house for as long as I can remember.
I purchased this vase in a Memphis Thrift Store for $3. It’s amber in color, etched and is about 13 inches tall. There seems to be etched in the base of the vase along the edge xxxuben with some feathers or scrolling. Can you tell me anything about it? BB
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