January 14: Current Prices

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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. 

Advertising tin, Hand Bag Cut Plug Tobacco, handbag form, painted yellow and brown to look like leather, hinged opening, top handle, raised tag, Laws & Bro. Co., 7 inches, $95. 

Doll, Hasbro, Little Miss No Name, plastic, big round eyes, straight blond hair with center part, tan linen tunic with fringed edges and patches, 1965, 15 inches, $135. 

Cane, World War I, trench art, wood, dog's head handle, initialed "R.B.," inscribed branches and banner on handle with "Verdun 1917, Ypres 1914-15, La Basse-Somme 1916," metal tapered end cap, 39 1/2 inches, $160. 

Furniture, hall stand, stained wood, fluted sides, shaped mirror with two double hooks on each side, marble shelf with drawer, recessed umbrella stand on bottom, 1920s, 78 x 34 x 8 inches, $220. 

Jewelry, pin, three flowers, layered petals, gold-tone metal, blue jelly belly cabochon centers, three leaves with green jelly belly cabochon on bottom, scalloped bezels, Joseff of Hollywood, 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches, $375. 

Clock, burlwood, arched case, carved leaves and scrolls, two bronze finials, hinged glass panel over painted dial, Roman numerals, reticulated back panel opens to works, dial marked "John Greenwood & Sons/London," 1800s, 21 x 19 x 8 inches, $440. 

Pearlware punch pot, slip decorated, blue-and-white speckled glaze, checkered band on shoulder and lid, C-shape handle with leafy terminals, England, c. 1815, 7 1/2 inches, $470. 

Bookends, black marble, block form shaped as chairs with arched backs, seated man playing accordion and woman playing lute, black clothing, ivory faces, German art deco, 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, $685. 

Photograph, Martin Luther King, Jr., gelatin silver print, titled and dated June 13, 1967, on lower left, signed in ink by photographer Fred McDarrah, matted, framed, 22 x 18 inches, $1,750. 

Toy, bicycle racers, three painted tin bicyclists, round track enclosed by metal fence, cloth banner, cast lead fist in center acts as key for windup mechanism, France, c. 1900, 11 inches, diameter, $2,765.

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Photo Caption: This antique Betty lamp was made by a known craftsman of the early 1800s, so it is very expensive: $2,000. You can find old Betty lamps for sale for less than $100 if they are in poor condition.

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