David Schorsch discusses his early age of collecting and learning. While most kids were reading comic books, this childhood antique prodigy coveted new issues of The Magazine Antiques. David gets into details on what makes something a special piece, whether formal, folk or country. He also talks about some of the finer pieces he has handled over the years. David, along with financial partner Eileen Smiles have beautiful selection available at their Woodbury Connecticut shop and are one of the select dealers at the New York Winter Antiques Show. Check out their website: americanantiqueart.com
Martin Willis & Phyllis Kao go over a few interesting pieces of Americana & antique collectibles. Pieces include an emerald glass decanter, a pair of 18th century shoes, a folk art portrait, school girl sampler (sold for over $20k) and a fine carved Dutch silver mounted ivory tankard.
Guest, founder of Americana Exchange, Bruce McKinney talks about his interactive website with millions of records available on Books, Manuscripts & Ephemera