Collectibles

When the silver fund gallery left its longtime San Francisco space near Union Square last February...
From 1924 to 1928, moviegoers in Rochester, N.Y., enjoyed a rare and magnificent sight: seven or...
The Ducati Corse ( www.aquilabrands.com ) is a limited-edition pen made by an Italian brand, named...
Steve Uhrik spends most Friday mornings at church. He and his business associate, Lawrence Trupiano...
"In the case of an emergency I guess you could run across the road and holler for the neighbors,"...
Largely overshadowed by his more famous 18th-century contemporary Thomas Chippendale, the English...
Before Daniel Craig, before Pierce Brosnan, even before Sean Connery, there was Ian Fleming—the...
The Item. This ship chess set is both functional and decorative: The chess pieces, which are about...
Writing instruments might be able to combat swords, but this one embraces the trident. The pen,...
Jalal Aro places a wax cylinder onto one of the record players in his Paris shop and invites his...
Craig Perlow, a collector and dealer of Olympic memorabilia, stores his entire collection in his...
A symbol of Great Britain’s invincible spirit, the bulldog is an iconic element within Dunhill’s...
Ultimately, the ceramics simply became too big. For more than 30 years, Joan Mirviss’ nine-room,...
Salon-goers in 18th-century France frequently played loto, which most Americans know as bingo. But...
The Item. This battle flag belonged to John Rodgers, a Maryland man who captained ships for the...
The limited-edition Omas Marte fountain pen references man’s fascination with Mars. Made from rose...
Italian pen maker Tibaldi has teamed with Bentley Motors for a special-edition collection that pays...
Peter Finer is a different sort of gun nut. Finer’s late father, an experienced skeet shooter,...
Pen maker Montblanc was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 1906, the same year that jeweler Van Cleef...
Every detail of the Caran d’Ache 1010 (718.482.7500, www.carandache?.com )—from the tiny screw at...
The Item. This is the passport that Wilt Chamberlain carried during his travels to Europe and the...
William Jamieson’s wares are not for the faint of heart. His 6,500-square-foot triplex apartment in...
"Why don’t you play something for us?" asked Dan DeMars, owner of DeMars Guitars, an instrument...
It is January, and David Calvo’s studio is quiet, just as he prefers at this time of year. The two...
Call it sculpture for your wrists. Armrevolution ( www.armrevolution.com ), a design firm with...
The art of Japanese porcelain making is at the core of Sailor’s Arita writing instruments. Named...
The cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Bayard Sharp Hall at the University of...
Omas and Maserati, both founded in Bologna, Italy, set out to create a sleek expression of their...
THE ITEM This rock crystal snuff bottle from China dates to the late 18th or early 19th century,...
Evan Penny’s portrait sculptures can be painstakingly realistic and at the same time completely...

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