The Bakelite Collection

The Bakelite Collection

by Matthew L. Burkholz, John Hylton
     
 
You know you're hooked when you get that feeling in the pit of your stomach. Is it a shortness of breath or a flush that comes to your face when you see it in a case at an antique mall, or on someone's arm as you stroll down the aisle shopping at an antiques show? Has someone caught you staring intently at their wrist or lapel and mistaken your focused gaze for some

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You know you're hooked when you get that feeling in the pit of your stomach. Is it a shortness of breath or a flush that comes to your face when you see it in a case at an antique mall, or on someone's arm as you stroll down the aisle shopping at an antiques show? Has someone caught you staring intently at their wrist or lapel and mistaken your focused gaze for some sign of familiarity? If any or all of the above symptoms or scenarios seem familiar to you, it's possible you may have it! Yes, it's all too true, you may indeed be suffering from...BAKELITE FEVER! The Bakelite Collection describes some of the many differing collecting preferences of some of the nation's most prolific appreciators of fine Bakelite jewelry. Men and women, doctors and lawyers, modernists and traditionalists alike have fallen prey to Bakelite fever. Their stories, experiences, lovingly assembled collections will delight every Bakelite collector. The Bakelite Collection showcases these fantastic jewelry arrays in luscious detail, using full color photography. A price guide makes it a truly valuable book for all sufferers of Bakelite Fever.

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Antiques & the Arts
Burkholz takes a novel approach to a subject often presented in encyclopedic proportions: he has chosen 14 collectors and allowed their stories to guide The Bakelite Collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764300165
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
A Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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