Antiques Freaks
128 Glass Insulators

128 Glass Insulators

July 1, 2020

We need something to protect our precious electricity from the wood vampires. Enter: the glass insulator! And come with us on a collectible treasure hunt!

127 Tin Toys

127 Tin Toys

June 24, 2020

By listener demand, it's Toy Story: Tin Edition!

126 Snuff Bottles

126 Snuff Bottles

June 17, 2020

Not boxes - bottles! Join the Antiques Freaks as we learn about collectible and antique Chinese snuff bottles. Back in my day, we had to paint our tobacco-snorting miniatures upside-down at right angles inside tiny medicine bottles, uphill both ways through the snow - and we liked it!

125 Vintage Jewelry with Sara Duchovnay of Songbird Sara Jewelry!

125 Vintage Jewelry with Sara Duchovnay of Songbird Sara Jewelry!

June 10, 2020

Recorded in May, professional opera singer and jewelry expert Sara Duchovnay chats with the Antiques Freaks about saving treasures from scrap heaps, the positive ecological impact of antique engagement rings, and her wealth of knowledge about beautiful artifacts from human history! Connect with Sara on Instagram @songbirdsarajewelry and check out her online shop: songbirdsaraantiquejewelry.com !

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 3, 2020

In solidarity with the protests, we will not publish an episode this week.

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124 Antiques Fraud! Cottingley Fairy Photos

124 Antiques Fraud! Cottingley Fairy Photos

May 27, 2020

Sherlock Holmes would have cracked this case. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did not. Make way for The Coming of the Fairies! (Houdini not included.)

123 Humidors

123 Humidors

May 20, 2020

Are your cigars too moist? Or not moist enough? Fret not! A vintage humidor will probably make the problem worse in either or both directions!

122 Wedding Cake Toppers

122 Wedding Cake Toppers

May 13, 2020

Need your wedding cake taller than Shaq? Go full Miss Havisham and try a vintage wedding cake topper today! (Apologies to the Kennedy estate.)

121 Larceny and Old Lace by Tamar Myers

121 Larceny and Old Lace by Tamar Myers

May 6, 2020

It's time for another antiques-themed cozy mystery! The first in the Den of Antiquity series, this novel has it all. The murder weapon? An antique. The motive? Another antique. The victim? Antiques dealer. The sleuth? Another antiques dealer. The suspects? Even more antiques dealers! It's antiques all the way down!

120 Barbie!

120 Barbie!

April 29, 2020

It's vintage doll time! Dive in to the history of Barbie, Mattel's greatest creation, from her glories to her horrors. What mysterious chemical forever changed her? Why are doll wigs so terrifying? And whatever became of Midge?