Wednesday, January 19, 2011

DMA goes to press!

February issue goes to press TODAY!

Some highlights:

-- Feature article on 19th and 20th century novelty clocks, including interviews with Wayne and Ruth Herrmann, authors of The Wonderful World of Pendulettes.

-- How much is that doll worth? Well-known doll appraiser Neil Foster can tell you at The Santa Fe Trails Doll Club show over President's weekend at the historic Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence, MO. Book a room at one of the quaint bed and breakfast inns in downtown Independence where you'll be within walking distance of the show. While there, stop by Harry Truman's childhood home and library and take a stroll around the historic town square.

-- What are "black basalt" ceramics? Anne Gilbert, The Antique Detective, will share how this collectible, first created by Josiah Wedgwood, is increasing in value.

-- Good Eye columnist Peggy Whiteneck talks about why ephemera is more than a passing fancy.

-- Wish you could bake homemade cookies, pies and cakes but without all of the mess? Learn how with the "take and bake" concept at "Grandma's House" bakery and general store in Liberty, MO.

Read about all of this and more!

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