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Posted 9 Feb 2013, by Don

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it next to my bed. I later bought pieces with rose head nails intact. Back then it only had to be early. Now I seek the finest forms, surfaces, conditions. Especially with vivid color. And like that nail they must have witnessed history. I now have a lifetime of learning, of knowledge, of relationships, customers in 43 states. I dont chase fads. Only early Americana here.   Lets do this.

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United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Posted 4 Feb 2013, by Don

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it next to my bed. I later bought pieces with rose head nails intact. Back then it only had to be early. Now I seek the finest forms, surfaces, conditions. Especially with vivid color. And like that nail they must have witnessed history. I now have a lifetime of learning, of knowledge, of relationships, customers in 43 states. I dont chase fads. Only early Americana here.   Lets do this.

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A few comments about "condition" of antiques and folk art

Posted 28 Jan 2013, by Don

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it next to my bed. I later bought pieces with rose head nails intact. Back then it only had to be early. Now I seek the finest forms, surfaces, conditions. Especially with vivid color. And like that nail they must have witnessed history. I now have a lifetime of learning, of knowledge, of relationships, customers in 43 states. I dont chase fads. Only early Americana here.   Lets do this.

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Painted Boxes with 'Spice'

Posted 29 Dec 2012, by Don

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it next to my bed. I later bought pieces with rose head nails intact. Back then it only had to be early. Now I seek the finest forms, surfaces, conditions. Especially with vivid color. And like that nail they must have witnessed history. I now have a lifetime of learning, of knowledge, of relationships, customers in 43 states. I dont chase fads. Only early Americana here.   Lets do this.

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"Reading" a Great Folk Art Painting Story

Posted 7 Nov 2012, by Don

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it next to my bed. I later bought pieces with rose head nails intact. Back then it only had to be early. Now I seek the finest forms, surfaces, conditions. Especially with vivid color. And like that nail they must have witnessed history. I now have a lifetime of learning, of knowledge, of relationships, customers in 43 states. I dont chase fads. Only early Americana here.   Lets do this.

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