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Blessed Virgin Mary Antique Statue Display

Blessed Virgin Mary Antique Statue Display

A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary features her head reflected in prayer, standing on a star-scattered orb representing earth and the heavens, which also features two prominent horns protruding from the globe with a serpent wrapped around.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
St. Patrick Statue Antique Display

St. Patrick Statue Antique Display

A statue representation of St. Patrick, attired in splendid robes and green cape, includes his staff in hand, with a snake coiled around the base.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
How to spot an antique

How to spot an antique

MICHIGAN CITY | Garage Sale Season is almost upon us. Daffodils will be popping up and so will garage doors.

March 11, 2013 1:08 pm Photos

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Illinois woman studies vintage clothing

Illinois woman studies vintage clothing

Vintage clothing expert Nancy Torgerson, 71, is seen at her home in Forsyth, Ill. Torgerson has collected antique clothing, mostly women’s, for more than 20 years. A talented seamstress, she started collecting after being asked to make vintage clothing for costumed historical re-enactors. Sh…

January 20, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Frugal soup recipe reminiscent of yesteryear's cookbooks

FROM the FARM: Frugal soup recipe reminiscent of yesteryear's cookbooks

After the feasting and expenses from the holidays, once the leftovers are all gone, soup is always a great frugal way to begin new year menus.

January 09, 2013 12:00 am
Better with Age: Antiques offer an investment in memories and craftmanship

Better with Age: Antiques offer an investment in memories and craftmanship

Aria Manalan of Old Town Square Antique Mall in Crown Point has become "her own expert," she says while "witnessing antiquing trends."

October 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Victorian Silverplate Butter Dish Front View

Victorian Silverplate Butter Dish Front View

A Victorian Silverplate Butter Dish, with spreading paddle, is sold for $50 at Old Town Square Antique Mall in Crown Point.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Bedroom Bureau Dresser with Mirror

Bedroom Bureau Dresser with Mirror

A 1940s bedroom dresser bureau with mirror increases with value depending on the condition of the wood and design details.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Framed Queen Victoria Signature and Monarch Seal

Framed Queen Victoria Signature and Monarch Seal

A framed and preserved signature of British monarch Queen Victoria, captured on a parchment document declaring the rank of a bishop to archbishop status, including her seal, is a rare find valued at $2,000.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Victorian Silverplated Butter Serving Dish Shown Uncovered with Spreading Paddle

Victorian Silverplated Butter Serving Dish Shown Uncovered with Spreading Paddle

A Victorian silverplated butter serving dish is shown uncovered, revealing a design to allow any melting butter to collect in a hidden reservoir beneath. With an etched serving paddle included, it sells for $50 at Old Square Antiques Mall in Crown Point.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Victorian Silver Butter Dish with Spreading Paddle

Victorian Silver Butter Dish with Spreading Paddle

A Victorian Silverplate Butter Dish, with spreading paddle, is sold for $50 at Old Town Square Antique Mall in Crown Point.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Outstanding Value and Peace of Mind

Outstanding Value and Peace of Mind

Which will you choose in the search for your new home?

October 12, 2012 2:18 pm
OFFBEAT: Munster family owns unique Palmer House mirror inspired by 'The Great Fire'

OFFBEAT: Munster family owns unique Palmer House mirror inspired by 'The Great Fire'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 02, 2011 12:00 am
Dyer Historical Society hosts appraiser

Dyer Historical Society hosts appraiser

Glowing treasures? This nearly 3-foot-tall French brass candelabra is one of a pair that were appraised at an earlier Karl Gates event hosted by the Dyer Historical Society. The set had been purchased for $30 and relegated to the basement. At the appraisal they were found to be worth $1,200.…

May 08, 2011 12:00 am
Add vintage jewelry for instant va-va-va-voom

Add vintage jewelry for instant va-va-va-voom

Indulge your inner Betty Draper. True, "Mad Men" costume designer Janie Bryant has launched '60s-inspired lines. But authentic clip earrings, pearl chokers and charm bracelets can be salvaged cheaply from Grandma's dresser, resale shops and antique fairs.

February 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Coins and antiques wanted in Merrillville

Coins and antiques wanted in Merrillville

If you have a few old coins or antiques collecting dust in the attic, the Hilton Garden Inn in Merrillville may be the place to go this week.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

Ninety-one-year old Jennie Decker works at the Antique Shoppe in the Crown Point Courthouse shops Wednesday

December 01, 2010 2:45 pm
JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

Ninety-one-year old Jennie Decker works at the Antique Shoppe in the Crown Point Courthouse shops. Decker is a beloved icon in the shops and was thrown a party by others who work there for her 90th birthday last year.

December 01, 2010 2:45 pm
JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

JENNIE - Profile on Jennie Decker

Ninety-one-year old Jennie Decker works at the Antique Shoppe in the Crown Point Courthouse shops. Decker is a beloved icon in the shops and was thrown a party by others who work there for her 90th birthday last year.

December 01, 2010 2:45 pm
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