Many of the Glasier photos were taken at Buffalo Bill’s Real Wild West show, including portraits of some of the American Indian performers in the show. This is Chief Iron Tail, who was a survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He was one of the models chosen for the image on the Buffalo Nickel. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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This is a cymatic transposition of a speech made by Chief Seattle about the unity between humanity and the Earth.
Iron Tail (1842-5/29/1916) was an Oglala Lakota Chief and a star performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Chief Iron Tail, was a survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He was one of the models chosen for the image on the Buffalo Nickel.
Clown Pete Mardo, photographed by Frederick Glasier, appeared with Barnum & Bailey and later with Ringling Bros. This was before the two shows were combined. An exhibit of Glasier’s photos at the Tampa Bay History Center will run through Aug. 4. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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This guy looks like an illusion puked on his costume.
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This is an original theatrical movie poster for “Ice Age 4, Continental Drift.” This original theatrical one sheet double-sided poster was intended for international cinema use and not available to public. It sold in 2012 for $27.95. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Have a movie night! Where is the popcorn?
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This is an original double-sided “Michael Collins” movie poster. It is a first print of “Michael Collins” holding a rifle in air in front of the Irish flag. It was later recalled in favor of a more peaceful version. It sold on eBay for $20 in 2011. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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"Michael Collins" (1996)
Michael Collins movie poster
This life-sized carving of an American Indian chief, carved in the last quarter of the 19th century is also attributed to Brooks. It is painted in bright, polychrome enamel and features an outstretched right arm holding a bundle of cigars while another bundle of cigars is in the crook of his left arm. Despite missing the original carved wooden rifle, it realized $21,850 in auction in 2006 at Cowan’s Auctions. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Many of the early cigar store Indians were more blocky in design, such as this piece, likely of mid-Atlantic origin. Carved of pine, it stands 39 inches high It brought $14,950 at auction in 2008. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Cigar store Indians were a must for e\very reputable tobacco shop in the United States. In terms of folk art, cigar store Indian statues have become one of the most popular categories purchased today, according to Nancy Druckman, who has served as the director for the American Folk Art Department at Sotheby’s for 30 years. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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An original photo showing an early tobacco shop
An example of a “Punch” figure, named for a British weekly magazine best known for its use of humorous illustration that helped to coin the term “cartoon.” This cigar-smoking fellow is definitely cartoonish. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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This 19-century life-sized carving of an Indian scout, right hand raised above forehead, is attributed to Thomas V. Brooks of New York. An example of the golden age of cigar store Indians, it sold for $34,500 at Cowan’s auctions in 2007. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
There is a strong secondary market for H. L. Leonard Rod Company bamboo fly rods, with values starting in the low hundreds and ranging into the low thousands. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Thorens AD30 music boxes appear regularly for sale on eBay. These music boxes are now 50 to 75 years old, a date point that implies “age” to younger collectors. At $150 to $300, the Thorens AD30 is affordable for those who are fascinated with the music box concept and want to own one. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
Lee Kalfon talks about the antique world and the opinions of Generation Y, and why younger people may have lost some interest in antiques. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Storage of your golf-ball collection can be visually appealing—just be sure that there’s UV protection to preserve logos and autographs. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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Feathery balls faded from popularity once the “gutty” ball was introduced. Composed of gutty-percha, the balls were made from the sap of the sapodilla tree. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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This 1856 feathery ball represents the first evolutionary change of the golf ball, moving away from a wooden ball to a leather shell stuffed with feathers. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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An example of a wooden golf ball. Genuine examples are extremely rare and can command thousands of dollars at auction. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
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A finely carved 19th-century Chinese model of the Imperial Nine Dragon Wall sold for $29,900. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
The top lot of the auction was William Wendt’s “Patriarchs of the Grove,” which made $299,000. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!