Viele Hummel Figurines! August 28, 2012

Hummel figurines started appearing in Germany in the early 1930’s after Frank Goebel and Sister Maria Innocentia came up with the ideas and sketches for the little collectibles. These little porcelain people became the heart’s desire of many as novelty stores across the country began to sell them during the war. After WWII, Hummel figurines […]

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Wood Grain and Wood Identification May 28, 2012

    Virtually every type of wood has been used to make furniture over time. Each time period tended to use a different type as fashion, trends and supplies would allow. Before the 1900’s a lot of the everyday household pieces were made from oak, mahogany and fruitwoods. The colonial time period used what seemed to […]

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Antiques May 7, 2012

Estate sales are a great way to find antique treasures in your area. Instead of a road trip to try to find the coin or figurine to finish your collection, compete with fellow collectors at estate sales in the DC Area. Popular collector pieces are often sold at estate sales since the sales themselves often […]

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Find Hobby Gear April 25, 2012

Many people think they can do without basic household tools when they move to the city or they need to get the equipment for their latest hobby brand new, whether it is hiking, camping, scrap-booking or cooking. Estate sales are not just for those looking for antiques or a specific work of art; remember all […]

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Spring Has Sprung! April 12, 2012

Spring is a sellers’ market and a perfect time to have an outdoor event. Statistics show that items sell for more profit as people prepare for their summer ventures, and it seems to be a perfect time to do some spring-cleaning. The Four Sales team can assist you in preparing your valued treasures for an […]

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Money in Motion – October 29, 2011

Business incubators are a great environment to generate positive growth for start-up companies and cut overhead costs for mid-stage start-ups. Here is an interesting video article on a new incubator in DC at R Street NW run by Carter Ferrington. http://www.voanews.com/english/video-audio/money-in-motion/ Related posts: Blow the Leaves Away This Fall

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