Antique weathervanes and shooting gallery targets hit the mark at Soulis

LONE JACK, Mo. – Everyone loves a big multi-day antiques auction because of the sheer amount of goods from which to choose, but sometimes it’s more fun to bid at a smaller, studiously curated sale where every piece has a story to tell. That was the case at Dirk Soulis’ colorful 196-lot Mid-Americana Gallery Auction […]

Vintage Fisher-Price toys demonstrate the power of play

NEW YORK — Colorful and educational Fisher-Price toys have been a staple of childhood since 1930, when the toy company was founded. The Great Depression had started a few months earlier but Herman Fisher, Helen Schelle, Irving Evans, and his wife, Margaret Evans Price, believed that children still needed to be children and that play […]