Antiques Freaks
217 Vintage Audio Equipment with Chris

217 Vintage Audio Equipment with Chris

March 16, 2022

Our friend Chris of the Terrible Book Club podcast tells us all about the wild, wacky, and bizarrely superstitious world of vintage audio equipment. Tone woods. Toasted maple. Centaurs. It's all here.

216 Chamber Pots

216 Chamber Pots

March 9, 2022

No, it's not a gravy boat. Nor a soup tureen. And definitely not a dough-box. It's time to tell all about chamber pots and commodes. Wash your hands.

215 Dark Academia

215 Dark Academia

March 2, 2022

What is Dark Academia? And how can it be used to market vintage and antique goods?

214 Don’t Buy Human Remains

214 Don’t Buy Human Remains

February 23, 2022

Skulls, spines, skeletons, teeth, bones, skin, squishy bits, etc. Author and archeologist O F Cieri joins the pod to answer the burning question: should you buy, sell, purchase, or procure human remains? Short answer, no. Longer answer to follow.

213 Antique Clock Identification

213 Antique Clock Identification

February 16, 2022

We're certainly not time wizards, but we do know a lot about antique clocks! Join us for a who's-who of clock identification, including tall clocks, tavern clocks, carriage clocks, and Jeremy. Plus, all the lyrics to the late Victorian bop "My Grandfather's Clock."

212 Cadogan Puzzle Teapots

212 Cadogan Puzzle Teapots

February 9, 2022

Get puzzled! An ancient oddity is transformed into Victorian whimsy in this, the Chinese wine vessel turned baffling teapot.

211 Wallybirds and Martinware

211 Wallybirds and Martinware

February 2, 2022

Or; how not to run a pottery business with your brothers. Beware the pelican.

210 Antique Rugs with Joanna Mahserdjian of Upstate Rug Supply

210 Antique Rugs with Joanna Mahserdjian of Upstate Rug Supply

January 26, 2022

The Antiques Freaks are joined by Joanna Mahserdjian of Upstate Rug Supply to learn all about the delights of collecting one-of-a-kind, hand-woven, all-natural works of fiber arts - rugs, carpets, mats, bags, pillows, ottomans, and more! From dining room to show room (and beyond!), Joanna shares her antique rug journey. For more, check out her site at UpstateRugs.com, or visit The Shop on Warren Street in Hudson, NY.

209 Self-Pouring Teapot

209 Self-Pouring Teapot

January 19, 2022

The Victorians and their sickening whimsy strike again! We have three words for you: Self. Pouring. Teapot.

208 B - The Sailor’s Word Book (1867)

208 B - The Sailor’s Word Book (1867)

January 12, 2022

Beating the booby. Blowing the grampus. Broth of a boy. Bum-boat. All these terms and more defined in our dive into 19th-century nautical vocabulary.

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