Posts tagged "buy and sell"
For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ When it comes to thinking locally, Kansas City area artist Tammy Smith does it for about 30 different cities in the world — the number of cities this home-based creator has corralled into her line of city-themed home wares that are now being marketed nationally. Smith...
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 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...
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...