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Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras A vintage touch to any living space By: Corbin Crable The first vintage camera my father, Greg Crable, bought wasn’t intended to sit on a shelf, unused but appreciated. Nor was it supposed to actually be used to capture and preserve special moments. It was bought with the intention to be used as...
Buying and Selling Vintage Crystal

Buying and Selling Vintage Crystal

Crystal Fundamentals A beginners guide to buying and selling crystal By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales When delving into a new category of buying and selling, the learning curve can often be a bit intimidating. Understanding the nuances of value for many categories can take months or even years to learn. However with...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Vintage Teddy Bears If you know what you’re looking for, these treasures could bring more than just snuggles By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales With cooler weather upon us we decided to write about a topic that would inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in our readers: the teddy bear. First produced in the early...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras Film cameras can be worth a second look!                   By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales Visit any Kansas City-area antique store, vintage shop, flea market, estate sale or auction house and the chances are pretty darn good it will have a vintage film...
Vintage Typewriter Guide

Vintage Typewriter Guide

Typewriters A buyer’s guide to manual communication                       By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales As the use of digital devices, and time spent in “the cloud” continues to increase, ironically so does a subculture intrigued by vintage objects from bygone eras. The function...
Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs Take a seat on the patio or in your house with stylish vintage chairs By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales At Brown Button we enjoy well-designed and unique furniture in the same way that many people appreciate a beautiful sculpture. Both creations require craftsmanship, creativity, and artistic talents to design...
Buy and Sell: Cabinet Cards

Buy and Sell: Cabinet Cards

By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales It is a fairly regular occurrence in the estate sale business to be working in the back of an attic or basement and run across a trunk full of old photographs. Whenever this happens, we let the family know what we’ve found and give them the...
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