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ABC News: Valuable Treasures in Your Attic

It’s the packrat’s version of the American Dream — finding something in your attic that turns out to be a treasure. It’s also a mania that’s being fueled by public television’s wildly successful program Antiques Roadshow. In city after city, mobs of people line up with their heirlooms, hoping the Roadshow appraisers will declare their […]

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Scavenging at Dead Horse Bay

By, Yvette Cabrera This post has been republished from the Edible Brooklyn website, with their permission. A city’s history in bottles. As my Converse sneakers crushed broken bottles farther into the sand, it was clear this wasn’t any old littered beach but a piece of New York City’s complex—and somewhat forgotten—history. Situated on the western […]

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Treasures: Whimsical 19th-Century Rug is a Fine Piece

Dear Helaine and Joe: Family lore says this hooked rug was created by either Emily or Ellen Chandler who lived in Milan, New Hampshire, in 1865. The pieces traveled to the Hodgdon family, who lived in Berlin, New Hampshire, and resided there for about 130 years. The rug has a jute backing with a repair […]

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Country Living Magazine

Helaine Fendelman appraises treasures from reader submissions across the US in Country Living Magazine's longstanding What is it Worth? column.
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