January 21: Current Prices
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions.
Game board, two-sided, checkers and Chinese checkers, pine, hexagonal shape, black frame, turquoise and black checkerboard on one side, multicolor Chinese checker board on reverse, c. 1925, 23 inches, $95.
Sewing caddy, walnut and maple, three-tier spool rack, round pegged shelves in graduated sizes, pincushion cup finial, turned center column, square base with drawer, American, c. 1875, 20 inches, $120.
World War II poster, Join the Navy and Free the World, ship on the sea, ball in chains on bottom, signed on bottom "M. Privitello USNR," matted and framed, 40 x 30 inches, $220.
Advertising tin, Carr Biscuits, motor coach, Cinderella waving from shaped window in back, Hudson, Scott & Sons, England, 7 inches, $430.
Furniture, table, writing, Louis XVI style, giltwood, kidney shape top, carved swags on apron, inset leather top with gilt accents, fluted tapering legs, pierced stretchers shaped as entwined Cs, c. 1900, 25 1/2 x 24 x 16 inches, $565.
Advertising tin, Crawford's Biscuits, steam roller truck shape, red and black, hinged roof opens to biscuits, front of boiler with logo and "William Crawford & Sons Ltd., Biscuit Manufacturers, Edinburgh, Liverpool & London," 7 1/2 inches, $615.
Lamp, pair of chandeliers, six light, chains and swags of faceted beads & prisms, basket form, brass frame with candle arms, brass leafy ceiling cap, 41 x 25 inches, pair, $750.
Toy, piano player, Le Petit Pianiste, man seated at piano, sways back and forth, hands move across keys, plays chime music, wood, metal, cloth, Fernand Martin, France, 6 inches, $1,165.
Wristwatch, Cartier, Tank Francaise Automatic, stainless steel, square dial, lug end, black hands and bold Roman numerals, second hand, link band, 28 mm case, $1,460.
Olympics, torch, International Olympic committee (IOC) Centennial, Greece, March 1996, ribbed aluminum, tapered wood handle, band with names of host cities and dates since 1896, 22 x 6 inches, $1,500.