GUSTAV BECKER VIENNA REGULATOR - For Sale
Because the German borders changed quite frequently due to various skirmishes and wars with neighboring countries, Becker's clocks were variously marked as being made both in Germany and Poland. This fine example of his "Vienna Regulator" wall clock ...
February 7, 2016
Jimmy Carter's Early Life on a Georgia Farm
Everyone in my family was usually in bed before 8 p.m. I would lie down in front of the fireplace and set the clock on our mantel. When it was 8, I'd turn on the radio and listen to the Glenn Miller Orchestra performing live someplace for 15 minutes ...
The Potomack Company Enjoys Success Across All Categories
A Handel boudoir lamp brought $1116.25; a pair of George III-style silver-plate five-light candelabra made $940; a three-tier mahogany hanging wall shelf sold for $587.50; and an Empire-style gilt bronze and marble mantel clock from a Paris maker ...
January 6, 2016
Roger Simon: Stack up GOP debaters like 'The Brady Bunch'
The Republican Party suffers from an embarrassment of riches. It has too many really swell candidates for president. It has so many candidates, both those who have announced and those still stacked up in a holding pattern, that the TV networks do not ...
May 27, 2015
Also, a 14K yellow gold link necklace with 43 links having pave diamonds and rubies fetched $3,998; and a 14K yellow gold link bracelet with 23 oval links having emeralds and small round diamonds topped out at $2,583. Grigory Gagarin (1810-1893 ...
June 15, 2015
Designer Fawn Galli brings wit and whimsy to Brooklyn pad
A cuckoo clock from Moss in SoHo — which she describes as “surrealist … just a touch of that was what I was looking for” — hangs between a pair of windows covered by hand-woven green silk drapes. “The drapes are my favorite thing in A large ...
February 18, 2015
Rago Arts, Lambertville, New Jersey
A sculptural boomerang-shaped walnut-laminated desk by Wendell Castle from Rubin's estate sold for $183,750.05 (est. $65,000/95,000), and the very same price was paid for a Paul . An L. & J.G. Stickley trapezoidal mantel clock, designed by Peter ...
April 24, 2015
A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette with a C5 Drivetrain & Suspension
That’s when the vision of the car began to take shape.” To marry both old and ... the custom-painted center console area features a 1960 clock and defrost panel, but was remolded for a Vintage Air system with oval vents/controls and electric window ...
February 16, 2016
Weekend tech reading: An update on 3D NAND, building your own NAS, 1Tb satellite broadband due 2019
VISC, in a nutshell, is designed as a solution to improving the number of instructions per clock a single thread can process in ... AnandTech Body heat triggers shape change in new type of polymer Polymers that visibly change shape when exposed to ...
February 14, 2016
Super Bowl 2016: How to watch the halftime show live online, stream info and more
Forget about the strong men in body armor and helmets hitting each other and throwing a brown oval-shaped ball around a rectangular-shaped ... The group, best known for hits such as "Yellow," "Clocks" and "Viva La Vida," has won seven Grammy awards and ...
February 7, 2016
Mars’ west quadrature on February 7
That means Mars reaches its highest point for the day around 6 a.m. local time – the time on your clock no matter where you are on ... the telescope reveals that Mars at quadrature exhibits an oval-shaped gibbous phase. That is, it’s more than half ...
February 6, 2016
Water Intake Tower #1 is an oval shaped stone structure, Romanesque in style and identifiable ... It is unique in that it contained living quarters for the workmen who were on duty around the clock to man the gates and control the amount of water that ...
February 5, 2016
Would you add these pocket watches to your collection?
The date is shown by a retrograde central hand that is depicted by a sun, the day by an engraved disc, the moon phases in an oval-shaped aperture ... turning it into a unique table clock. Piaget’s pocket watches were made to wow. The 1995 Adam Recto ...
February 5, 2016
Residents express ire for planned Dallas Roundabout Project via Facebook
These roadways will be reconfigured into an oval-shaped, single traffic lane roundabout to ease ... The Dallas Borough Memorial Monument to military personnel will be stored along with the clock tower and flag pole during construction, May said.
February 3, 2016