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What was the 1918 Representation of the People Act?

This month marks 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which tripled the electorate and for the first time granted the vote to …

A Stunning Loft Apartment in an Old Textile Factory

<b>Name:</b> Liz Sparacio <b><br>Location:</b> Northern Liberties — Philadelphia, Pennslyvania <b><br>Size:</b> 2,400 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2.5 years, renting<p>Liz resides in a …

8 Multi-Million-Dollar Masterpieces Found in Unexpected Places

It’s impossible to know how many masterpieces have gone missing over the course of time, whether they were stolen, incorrectly thought destroyed or …

Art

Gardening as a link to the Past

Colonial Revival Gardens<p>Nostalgia for America’s colonial past inspired a uniquely American style of gardening that flourished from the mid-1800s and …

Santa Barbara

Toronto’s gloriously tacky Sam the Record Man sign shines on | The Star

Wednesday night, the famous neon spinning-discs Sam the Record Man sign was officially re-lit at its home overlooking Dundas Square.<p>It’s about …

Bookends, Often Undervalued and Unnoticed

Many veteran collectors tend to specialize over time, choosing to filter down their collections to items that are unusual and spur the hunt. For …

Pottery

A History of Pepsi Cola

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>Pepsi Cola was …

Horlicks Malted Milk Crate $60

Rare Victorian Field & Reeves Needles display and storage from Redditch, UK $550

Vintage airline travel bag $25

Diecast model pedal car from Hallmark $25

Westclox pocketwatch $45

Viewmaster projector $50

Vintage Electronic chess set $30

Avon collectable pipes with full aftershave, unused. $10 each

Junction Vintage and Collectables specializes in Junction History. Drop by the facebook page to see the inventory.

The ‘world’s rarest Beatles album’ is up for sale

Get saving...<p>A copy of a rare Beatles album once owned by John Lennon, complete with hand-drawn sketches, is expected to go under the hammer for more …

Junction Bound: West Toronto Junction

How to Invest in Rare Books

Manufactured in the Junction just north of Dundas and Keele, now occupied by Heintzman Condominiums.

Purchased by Rowntree in 1930, now owned by Nestle, Sterling Rd.

The First Ever Muscle Car - 1916 Willys Overland Model 75

Watch bidding unfold for the most valuable auction of a Canadian painting

The Canadian Stamp Collection at the Canadian Museum of History

Hear Glenn Gould Channel Marshall McLuhan and Create an Experimental Radio Documentary Analyzing the Pop Music of Petula Clark (1967)

Glenn Gould, that intellectually intense, aesthetically austere interpreter of Johann Sebastian Bach, had little time for pop music. He had …

The 10 most valuable VHS tapes - and some are worth thousands

Those old VHS tapes gathering dust in your garage or loft could actually fetch eye-watering sums at auction, it has been revealed.<p>A study has …

20 rare and valuable books worth up to £50,000 that might be sitting on your shelves right now

Oh, hey bookworms. You may want to have a sort through your bookshelves.<p>In among all the well-worn copies of your favourites and new adventures you …

Vintage Christmas Postcards

In 1843, a wealthy British man named Sir Henry Cole had so many greetings to send, he couldn't hand write them all. So he had a card made showing …