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Rookwood and Delft’s Excellent Pottery

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Delft Pottery White and blue pottery is what makes up Delft pottery, or Delftware. In this type of pottery, a white glaze is used and metal oxides are used to decorate the pieces. Plates, vases, figurines, and tiles are all types of items produced by Delftware. It was in Delft, Netherlands, in the 17th century […]

History Of The Morgan Silver Dollar

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

George T. Morgan was the designer of the Morgan Dollar, which is a US coin made of silver. Although the main years of issue were between 1878 and 1904, some coins were also minted in 1921. Each coin is made from 24.057 grams of silver and consisted of a purity of .900. On the front […]

Types of Dolls

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

The existence of dolls has dated almost since the beginning of modern humans. Remains of past civilizations show that young girls fancied dolls and are still valued by children and other collectors. Dolls of today are not only used as playthings but also have practical value to hospitals and serve as art models. There are […]

Vintage Gibson Guitars – Intriguing Guitars

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Orville Gibson was the inventor of the archtop guitar and he also owned the Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Manufacturing Company in the year 1902. Till the 1960s, Gibson earned huge success in the innovation and selling of guitars, just before the Norlin Corporation bought the Gibson Company. The quality of the guitar was badly affected and the […]

The Mints Of The Morgan Silver Dollar

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Silver Morgan Dollar coins, named after George T. Morgan who designed them, were minted between 1878 and 1904 and again in 1921 by the US Treasury department. Each coin weighs around 24.057 grams and has a silver purity of .900. As these coins valued par with the silver bullion they remained in high demand in […]