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Treasure Hunting archive for Jan. 1, 2014

THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

The appeal of vintage maps 

Recently, going through boxes in the basement, I ran across an old map of the place I once lived. I brought it with me when I moved west, clipping it from a crumbling book that was too far gone to save, intending to frame it...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

What is my collectible worth?

I received an email from a reader this week, asking for help. The man who wrote has some antiques and collectibles that have been in his family for generations. He’d like to know what they’re worth and who to go to for that information. It...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014

Vintage die-cast VW Microbus (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Vintage VW microbus a sweet little ride

Vintage toys have great appeal because they not only reflect an era or specific period of time, they carry fond memories of childhood and play. And vintage die-cast cars are one of the most enduringly popular collectibles. For some, the curators, only mint collectibles--preferably still...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Share your "Object of Affection"

The cover story of the December 29th New York Times Magazine was “The Lives They Lived” and it featured profiles of a number of celebrities and luminaries who died in 2013. What I found most interesting were the photos of possessions belonging to some of...

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Cheryl-Anne Millsap writes about antiques and collectibles and the love of all things vintage. Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement and she is The Spokesman-Review's female automobile reviewer. She is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country. Cheryl-Anne is the author of "Home Planet: A Life in Four Seasons."



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