Milestone Auctions to ‘present arms’ and important militaria, Jan. 19

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Some of the highest-quality firearms and most important historical relics ever to pass through Milestone Auctions’ doors will be presented in a January 19 sale comprising more than 800 lots. Many of the items chosen for the suburban Cleveland company’s first event of 2019 are fresh to the market from private collections. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fabulous fashion of ‘Mrs. Maisel’ is more than just attire

Amazon Studios produces the hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which is set in late-1950s New York. Press image courtesy of Amazon Studios

NEW YORK (AP) – Fans of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” know that the show’s clothes deliver eye-popping color and to-die-for style, but they might not know the costumes represent more than 1950’s couture. They also meticulously reflect each character’s mood and development.

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Trash or treasure? Collectors ‘dig’ old bottles

These bottles from Eureka, Nevada, are typical of those found buried in outhouse pits. The flask-type bottle (middle) is marked ‘F.J. Schneider, Druggist, Eureka, Nev.’ Schneider worked in Eureka from 1870 to 1893. Flanking the medicine bottle are blob-top soda bottles. Image courtesy of Holabird Western Americana Collections and LiveAuctioneers

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – One man’s treasure may quite literally have been another man’s trash centuries ago.

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