Collectibles

Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, which first found success in the mid-1800s manufacturing marine...
Before Heritage Auctions acquired the estate of Garth Montgomery Williams, Ed Jaster—a senior vice...
Jack Row Exclusive Writing Instruments debuted its inaugural design, Architect ( www.jackrow.com...
A Swedish firearms maker that has produced limited-edition hunting rifles displaying design themes...
Seattle-based sports equipment manufacturer K2 has produced top-of-the-line skis for the last four...
Caps shaped liked a feminine neckline and engraved with the double-G royal monogram reference the...
In the early 20th century, Japanese fountain pen maker Namiki was faced with a dilemma; merchants...
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr. Gerald...
The cross-grained olive wood used in the Graf von Faber-Castell Elemento Collection ( www.faber-...
Three generations of Atlanta’s Moulthrop family ( www.moulthropstudios.com ) have yielded to the...
For his new book about Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI is using Faber-Castell pencils to write his...
Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his...
Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing...
Each year, the artisans of Graf von Faber-Castell produce a writing instrument using an unusual...
The inspiration was rather esoteric: The Visconti Golden Man HRH ( +39.055.45652.31, www.visconti...
Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art...
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s...
Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’...
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the...
As combat garb, suits of armor have been obsolete for centuries. But its sculptural qualities can...
When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and...
Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars,...
Adorn your table with the works of silversmith Kevin O’Dwyer, and dinner conversation may turn to...
With the sweet scents from the adjacent sake brewery wafting through the air, Elizabeth Norris is...

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