News about Mugs
Banks, bears & mugs to conclude Cowan’s auction Jan. 26
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cowan’s Cleveland Market Winter Live Salesroom Auction on Friday, Jan. 26, will feature a mechanical bank collection as well as vintage stuffed toys and antique shaving mugs. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Cowan’s May 16 sale of shaving mugs reads like a job fair
CINCINNATI – “The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker.” Cowan’s auction of occupational shaving mugs May 16 sounds like an early 1900s jobs fair. After the record-setting sale of the Henry Tolman antique shaving mug collection in 2007, Cowan’s Auctions Inc. will sell another extensive collection of occupational shaving mugs May 16. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide […]
Profile: Joel Siegel – film critic, TV personality, author and collector
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – On Thursday, January 27, Leland Little Auctions will offer the collection of the late Joel Siegel, longtime film critic for the ABC show Good Morning America. The Siegel collection is featured within the company’s 536-lot Winter Estate Auction.
Collectors toast the artful history of German beer steins
NEW YORK — German beer steins have been collected as far back as the 14th century. Newly made steins are popular souvenirs with tourists visiting German towns and cities such as Cologne, Munich, and Heidelberg. Antique and vintage ones, however, are highly prized and can fetch thousands of dollars at auction. Whether old or new, […]