Search the Auction Exchange for auctions, news, and more!
Recent Stories
Stained glass window beamed with $7,500 bid at Braun & Helmer
Collecting Jimmy Stewart movie posters
David Boudon plied his trade as a portrait painter
There is more to Barbie than just a doll; fans love the accessories
Masudaya toys spark joy in the hearts of collectors
Breyer horses so realistic it is like owning your own
For 100 years Madame Alexander dolls have delighted
Jaymar puzzles and dolls provide hours of fun
Pair of Percheron mares pull a $2,600 bid with Goebel
Animal statues delight bidders at Repocast auction
News Article  
These weights once kept newspapers from blowing away
By David McCormick As newspapers become more of a commercial success in the late 1800s; more and more of them began to be sold from newsstands. If there is one thing a newspaper is good at, it is flying away in even the slightest of breezes, so enterprising people began using weights to keep the papers in place.
11/17/2022