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Vintage movie theaters hold cherished memories

Vintage movie theaters hold cherished memories

Photo by Lloyd Dirks on UnsplashSeptember 2022Everything OldVintage movie theaters hold cherished memoriesby Corbin Crable   We all have our own memories of going to the movies – that place where you could sit in silence, in the dark, and laugh or cry with the...

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Learn the many names and types of quilts

November 2022ANTIQUE DETECTIVE Learn the many names and types of quiltsby Anne Gilbert Collecting Quilts In 1996, when I began researching for my book, “Collecting Quilts,” I quickly realized that research is a must. Would you recognize a Kapa, Crazy quilt, or a...

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Collectibles Commemorating British Royalty

November 2022Good Eye Collectibles Commemorating British Royaltyby Peggy Whiteneck The year 2022 was the 70th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who was still mentally robust but, at age 96, physically frail in the few photos taken of her this year....

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Adventures in antique selling

October 2022Good Eye Adventures in antique sellingby Peggy Whiteneck She was not your typical buyer. She looked more like my inner stereotype of a “biker chick” in her leather jacket, boots, and dark makeup. I had my doubts that she’d be a paying customer when she...

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Back at work again!

September 2022Good Eye Back at work again!by Peggy Whiteneck Years ago - actually, more years than I can count! - I worked at the Antiques Collaborative, off Exit 1 of I-89 on Route 4 in Quechee, VT, as the front desk manager. That high-end business...

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Zigzag patterns for the win!

September 2022Covering QuiltsZigzag patterns for the win! ​by Sandra Starley  If you are like me, you find antique quilts very inspiring. Old quilts can really get your creativity flowing. Studying antique quilts is a wonderful way to not only understand history...

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Bob’s Powerhouse opens in Phillipsburg

Bob’s Powerhouse opens in Phillipsburg

December 2022 ... Bob’s Powerhouse opens in Phillipsburg For high-quality antiques as well as repairs, look no further than Bob’s Powerhouse Antiques Refinishing and Restoration, which recently opened for business in Phillipsburg. Owner Bob Lefever will host a grand...

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Mementos of a trip to Paris: 1921-22

September 2022​Vintage Discoveries Mementos of a trip to Paris: 1921-22by Ken Weyand Sailing on the Aquitania My aunt, Ruth May Weyand, was the youngest of eight siblings orphaned in 1899 and farmed out to various relatives. By 1917, she had graduated from Illinois...

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“Collecting Classic Video Games”

January 2022Books for Collectors“Collecting Classic Video Games”By Corbin Crable  “Collecting Classic Video Games” Just in case you can’t tell, this month’s issue of Discover Vintage America is all about Generation X collectibles, and video games came of age as...

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