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Hundreds attend an auction Saturday at a historical home on East 73rd Avenue in Merrillville.
Conrad Kraft, of Kraft Auction Services, auctions old merchandise at a historical home in Merrillville. Paul Yurkas bought the house in 1979 and filled it with his beloved collections of vintage advertising signs, antique clocks, old toys and numerous other items. Yurkas died earlier this year.
Jonathan Kraft, of Kraft Auction Services, auctions items from a historical home in Merrillville. The home also was auctioned off during Saturday's event.
Larry Chupp, of Kraft Auction Services, holds up a pair of kettles Saturday at the auction at a historical home on 73rd Avenue in Merrillville. The two-story, red brick home topped with a cupola was built in 1877 for a Chicago lumber dealer.
Visitor peruse items up for auction Saturday at a historical home in Merrillville.
Hundreds attend an auction Saturday at a historical home on East 73rd Avenue in Merrillville. A Munster man bought the home built in 1877 for $128,000, and its contents were sold in a separate auction.
Dan Marjanovic, of Schererville, guards a flag pole hat his nephew purchased Saturday during an auction at a historical home in Merrillville.
Mim Pace, of Crown Point, places a bid on some merchandise Saturday during an auction at a historical Merrillville farmhouse.
Stan Kowalewski looks at a 1920s-era Brunswick hand crank phonograph Saturday during an auction at a historical Merrillville home.
Robert Walsh, of DeMotte, checks out a 1920s-era Brunswick hand crank phonograph Satuday during an auction at a historical Merrillville home.
CROWN POINT | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for its Spring Antiques and Collectibles Show, which will be held Feb. 23 and 24 in the Industrial Arts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m…
Quilters Kim Lusin, of Schererville, left, and Jennifer Kralik, of Crown Point, sort through antique buttons Saturday during the Antiques and Collectibles Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.
Antiquarians and collectors alike showed up Saturday for the fall Antiques and Collectibles Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point. The show continues today.
A bronze falcon mounted with a marble base, priced at $100, is a unique find for collectors eager for a stand-out conversation piece. The rarity of a collectible helps increase the value.
Cedar Lake resident Dan Knecevich eyes a chair at Dragonflies, an antique store that is filling the space vacated by The Davis Store.
Maria Bigbie is the owner of Dragonflies, an antique store that is filling the space vacated by The Davis Store. The store opened April 3.
LOWELL | Lowell resident David Lee snaps a photo of a table he is interested in at Dragonflies, an antique store that is filling the space vacated by The Davis Store.
On April 27-30, dealers of furniture, textiles, silver, sculpture, Folk Art, 20th-century design and decorative arts — as well as prints, maps, paintings and architectural design — will be displaying their wares at the 15th annual "Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair: Art, Antiques …
Baskets of fresh geraniums and cattails surround a chiming mantel clock perched on a bale of straw as featured decorations at a 'From the Farm' reader party event in July 2009.
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