Tag Archives: Antiques

Collecting

Children’s Books

Q: I was born in 1947 and grew up reading Golden Books, Elf Books, See Saw Books and my favorites, the Story Hour series. I have started buying the ones I remember when I see them at garage sales or in shops. My problem is I have no idea of Continue reading →

Collecting

1949 Television

Q: I recently moved into a house in Shreveport, Louisiana, and the former owner left behind an early television set. Although I understand most TV sets aren’t all that valuable, this one might be an exception. According to the sticker on the back of the set, it is a GE Continue reading →

Collecting

Sewing Machine

Q: I have inherited a Priscilla sewing machine, model 14A314. Can you tell me more about it and, perhaps, its value? — Susan, Surprise, Ariz. A: The Priscilla sewing machine was manufactured by the New Home Sewing Machine Company and sold mostly through department stores. Your machine was produced in Continue reading →