Smoking pipes are hot!

Brandt pipeAntique Acquisitions has picked up some very interesting items of late, including several antique smoking pipes. While most people realize that Grandpa’s handcarved pipes are valuable, many are surprised that his tobacco jar and other accessories are also sought after A recent story appearing in Lancaster Online noted, “Vintage World War II-era smoking advertising […]

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Sol Levenson, a Massachusetts mural maestro

By John Goff/ Preservation Perspective Aug 29, 2008 His name was Solomon or Sol Levenson (1910-2006). Born in New Jersey to parents of Russian and Ukrainian descent, he was the oldest of four Levenson children. The parents Harry and Sarah moved to Danvers in the early 20th century. Before World War I, the couple had a shop on […]

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