News about Copper Collectibles
Man charged with theft of UNH antique turret, copper wire
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) _ A New Hampshire man has been charged with a number of thefts, including a copper turret cover from the University of New Hampshire and cut copper wire that caused a campus power outage and $100,000 in repairs.
Artists hope to turn Maine State House copper into art
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – To some, the weathered green copper sheets that have been removed from the Maine Statehouse dome may just look like scrap. But to the artists in Maine who are clamoring to get a piece, it looks like opportunity. The state had planned to recycle most of the 100-year-old metal that’s being […]
Civil trial to examine reclusive copper heiress’ will
NEW YORK (AP) – She had wealth few could boast and used it to finance a life few would choose—an heiress to the fortune of the founder of Las Vegas ended up spending 20 years voluntarily in New York hospital rooms. Now Huguette Clark’s reclusive existence is about to be scrutinized in a Manhattan courtroom, […]