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By Sally Solis-Cohen and Lita Solis-Cohen and Sally Solis-Cohen and Lita Solis-Cohen,Contributing Writers | August 22, 1993
Q: How valuable is our 15-inch-high Charlie McCarthy doll by EFFanBEE, which my wife received as a gift 55 years ago? The doll's in only fair condition: There's a chip near its chin, its white suit has yellowed, and its monocle has disappeared.A: If your doll were in mint condition, complete with its original box and name tag, it would be worth around $800, says antique-doll dealer Richard Wright, P.O. Box 227, Birchrunville, Pa. 19421, (215) 827-7442. In its present condition, its value falls to about $200.
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May 12, 2003
Loreen Estelle Gephardt, 95, the mother of Democratic Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, died Friday night of heart disease at a nursing home in St. Louis. She had been a part of the political life of her son, a Democratic presidential candidate and longtime St. Louis congressman, into her advanced age. She campaigned for him, knocking on doors, attending rallies and speaking to groups on his behalf. Ruby Grant Martin, 70, civil rights director under President Lyndon B. Johnson and a Cabinet member in the administration of Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, died Thursday in Richmond.
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By Anita Gold and Anita Gold,Chicago Tribune | August 25, 1991
Q: Is there a price guide for picture discs as well as one for Royal Doulton figurines?A: A picture disc is a phonograph record that has a picture or a graphic paper (or cardboard) sheet underneath the grooves of clear vinyl, plastic or shellac. The "Picture Discs of the World Price Guide and International Reference Book for Picture Records: 1923-1989," by Joe Lindsay with Peter Bukoski and Marc Grobman, is available for $25.95 postpaid from BIOdisc, Box 8221, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251; phone (602)
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By New York Times News Service | October 23, 1994
Q: Are there any tours of the Potteries area of England?A: Most of the famous English potteries were established, and are still to be found, in the area of Stoke-on-Trent, 145 miles north of London. Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Minton and Spode are among the factories that were set up there in the 18th century and continue to thrive.Next year marks the bicentenary of the death of probably the most well-known of the English pottery manufacturers, Josiah Wedgwood.To mark the occasion, Stoke-on-Trent is organizing a series of exhibitions, trails, guided tours and other events as part of Britain's yearlong Festival of Arts and Culture, and Wedgwood will produce a range of commemorative ware.
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By Anita Gold and Anita Gold,Chicago Tribune | July 14, 1991
Q: I'd like to start collecting Torquay pottery. I'm especially interested in countryside cottage-decorated dishes with mottoes around the rim. Can you put me in touch with some sources?A: You can join the Torquay Pottery Collectors Society by writing to its U.S.-Canada coordinator, Beth Pulsipher, Box 373, Schoolcraft, Mich. 49087-0373, or phoning her at (616) 679-4195. The $22.50 annual membership includes an informative quarterly publication. The society's fourth annual convention took place this year July 5-7 in St. Charles, Ill., and featured a large assortment of Torquay pottery and related publications, references and products.
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By New York Times News Service | October 23, 1994
Q: Are there any tours of the Potteries area of England?A: Most of the famous English potteries were established, and are still to be found, in the area of Stoke-on-Trent, 145 miles north of London. Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Minton and Spode are among the factories that were set up there in the 18th century and continue to thrive.Next year marks the bicentenary of the death of probably the most well-known of the English pottery manufacturers, Josiah Wedgwood.To mark the occasion, Stoke-on-Trent is organizing a series of exhibitions, trails, guided tours and other events as part of Britain's yearlong Festival of Arts and Culture, and Wedgwood will produce a range of commemorative ware.
NEWS
May 12, 2003
Loreen Estelle Gephardt, 95, the mother of Democratic Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, died Friday night of heart disease at a nursing home in St. Louis. She had been a part of the political life of her son, a Democratic presidential candidate and longtime St. Louis congressman, into her advanced age. She campaigned for him, knocking on doors, attending rallies and speaking to groups on his behalf. Ruby Grant Martin, 70, civil rights director under President Lyndon B. Johnson and a Cabinet member in the administration of Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, died Thursday in Richmond.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | March 6, 1994
Q: Can you give me some idea of the value of a teapot found in my aunt's attic? It is yellow, the bow is green and there is some green and orange on the hat. On the bottom it is marked Little Old Lady, Reg N 827655, Made in England.A: The maker is unknown. Your teapot was made about 1938. The value would probably be $25 to $35.Q: I have an old picture, but I'm not sure just how old it is. It has been passed down, and I've had it for 30 years.The name of the picture is "In Disgrace," and it is signed by Bessie Pease Gutmann.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | July 10, 1994
Q: What can you tell me about Madame Alexander dolls and their values?I have a Scarlett O'Hara doll wearing a white dress with a hoop skirt and black shoes. Although I don't have the original box, she is in good condition.A: There is quite a disparity in prices of Madame Alexander Scarlett O'Hara dolls. They can range from under $100 to well over $1,000. For instance, a 1970 (14-inch) version, in a white gown, lists at $87, while a 1939 doll, in the original velvet coat and hat, is valued at $625.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | August 14, 1994
Q: I have a Royal Doulton figurine that I inherited from my grandmother. It is marked with No. HN 1840, and her name is "Christine." She is 7 3/4 inches high. Her gown is red, and she is wearing a blue shawl.Can you tell me the approximate worth and where I can sell my figurine?A: Royal Doulton manufactured figurines of "Christine" from 1938 to 1949. She was designed by Leslie Harradine.A figurine similar to yours would probably fetch $550 to $600 in an antiques shop.If you decide to sell her, you might consider seeking a reputable antiques dealer or an auction house.
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August 15, 1994
* French Bray, a family-owned, Glen Burnie-based commercial printing house, has begun a $2.4 million expansion project that includes installation of two electronic Heidelberg presses and a Stahl folder.* Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce membership directory/business guide is available for $10 at the chamber offices, 2200 Broening Highway.* Old Dominion Freight Lines added 215 cab tractors and other road and yard equipment, at a cost of $23 million, to expand its fleet to accommodate new business.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | August 14, 1994
Q: I have a Royal Doulton figurine that I inherited from my grandmother. It is marked with No. HN 1840, and her name is "Christine." She is 7 3/4 inches high. Her gown is red, and she is wearing a blue shawl.Can you tell me the approximate worth and where I can sell my figurine?A: Royal Doulton manufactured figurines of "Christine" from 1938 to 1949. She was designed by Leslie Harradine.A figurine similar to yours would probably fetch $550 to $600 in an antiques shop.If you decide to sell her, you might consider seeking a reputable antiques dealer or an auction house.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | July 10, 1994
Q: What can you tell me about Madame Alexander dolls and their values?I have a Scarlett O'Hara doll wearing a white dress with a hoop skirt and black shoes. Although I don't have the original box, she is in good condition.A: There is quite a disparity in prices of Madame Alexander Scarlett O'Hara dolls. They can range from under $100 to well over $1,000. For instance, a 1970 (14-inch) version, in a white gown, lists at $87, while a 1939 doll, in the original velvet coat and hat, is valued at $625.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | April 3, 1994
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a cherry bureau that I inherited from my grandmother years ago. It was given to her by a friend who lived in the farm area around Lake Erie in upstate New York. What can you tell me about my bureau?A: Your cherry bureau washstand was made in the late 1800s. Washstands were available either as a three-drawer chest type or as a commode with a drawer and two doors.They typically had back splashes and towel racks.It would probably be worth about $450 to $475.Q: I have a Royal Doulton figurine of "The Love Letter."
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | March 6, 1994
Q: Can you give me some idea of the value of a teapot found in my aunt's attic? It is yellow, the bow is green and there is some green and orange on the hat. On the bottom it is marked Little Old Lady, Reg N 827655, Made in England.A: The maker is unknown. Your teapot was made about 1938. The value would probably be $25 to $35.Q: I have an old picture, but I'm not sure just how old it is. It has been passed down, and I've had it for 30 years.The name of the picture is "In Disgrace," and it is signed by Bessie Pease Gutmann.
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By Sally Solis-Cohen and Lita Solis-Cohen and Sally Solis-Cohen and Lita Solis-Cohen,Contributing Writers | August 22, 1993
Q: How valuable is our 15-inch-high Charlie McCarthy doll by EFFanBEE, which my wife received as a gift 55 years ago? The doll's in only fair condition: There's a chip near its chin, its white suit has yellowed, and its monocle has disappeared.A: If your doll were in mint condition, complete with its original box and name tag, it would be worth around $800, says antique-doll dealer Richard Wright, P.O. Box 227, Birchrunville, Pa. 19421, (215) 827-7442. In its present condition, its value falls to about $200.
BUSINESS
August 15, 1994
* French Bray, a family-owned, Glen Burnie-based commercial printing house, has begun a $2.4 million expansion project that includes installation of two electronic Heidelberg presses and a Stahl folder.* Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce membership directory/business guide is available for $10 at the chamber offices, 2200 Broening Highway.* Old Dominion Freight Lines added 215 cab tractors and other road and yard equipment, at a cost of $23 million, to expand its fleet to accommodate new business.
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | April 3, 1994
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a cherry bureau that I inherited from my grandmother years ago. It was given to her by a friend who lived in the farm area around Lake Erie in upstate New York. What can you tell me about my bureau?A: Your cherry bureau washstand was made in the late 1800s. Washstands were available either as a three-drawer chest type or as a commode with a drawer and two doors.They typically had back splashes and towel racks.It would probably be worth about $450 to $475.Q: I have a Royal Doulton figurine of "The Love Letter."
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By Anita Gold and Anita Gold,Chicago Tribune | August 25, 1991
Q: Is there a price guide for picture discs as well as one for Royal Doulton figurines?A: A picture disc is a phonograph record that has a picture or a graphic paper (or cardboard) sheet underneath the grooves of clear vinyl, plastic or shellac. The "Picture Discs of the World Price Guide and International Reference Book for Picture Records: 1923-1989," by Joe Lindsay with Peter Bukoski and Marc Grobman, is available for $25.95 postpaid from BIOdisc, Box 8221, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251; phone (602)
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By Anita Gold and Anita Gold,Chicago Tribune | July 14, 1991
Q: I'd like to start collecting Torquay pottery. I'm especially interested in countryside cottage-decorated dishes with mottoes around the rim. Can you put me in touch with some sources?A: You can join the Torquay Pottery Collectors Society by writing to its U.S.-Canada coordinator, Beth Pulsipher, Box 373, Schoolcraft, Mich. 49087-0373, or phoning her at (616) 679-4195. The $22.50 annual membership includes an informative quarterly publication. The society's fourth annual convention took place this year July 5-7 in St. Charles, Ill., and featured a large assortment of Torquay pottery and related publications, references and products.
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