In the early 1880s, while his personal railway car was parked on a siding in Michigan City, Ind., William Henry Vanderbilt, who was travel
Loiminchay, the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has introduced a new design in
Hercules’ stepmother Hera drove him mad—mad enough to commit several atrocious murders.
On October 26, 1886, a note arrived at London’s Albemarle Hotel addressed to Mrs. John L. Gardner.
In 1827, while exhibiting his products in Washington, D.C., globe maker James Wilson declared himself the preeminent American practitioner
Among the treasures currently available at M.S.
History consists of alternating phases of vitality and decay, in between which interesting things happen.
THE GIFT The finest graded mint specimen of stamp collecting’s most famous rarity, the Inverted Jenny.
THE GIFTA game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat.
THE GIFTA 97-percent-complete composite dinosaur skeleton of Maiasaura peeblesorum, or "good mother lizard."
THE GIFTThe last available Loiminchay Nine Dragons pen.
A set of two Loiminchay Tibetan Goddesses pens.
THE GIFTTwo custom Taylor Guitars crafted from some of the rarest woods in the world.
Blancpain, the Swiss watchmaker founded in 1735, has collaborated with 27-year-old Canadian pen maker Grayson Tighe once again to produce
A 2,500-year-old art captures a photographer’s work.
At the conclusion of July’s G8 summit meeting in L’Aquila, Italy, the Italian government gave each of the heads of state in attendance a n
The secrets contained within the International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts merit that the 40,000-square-foot warehouse just o
Of all the paths to a quickened pulse in Las Vegas, leafing through the pages of a book is not the most obvious.
The 18 glass display cases fused into the facade of the W.ink boutique are prime real estate for penmakers.
Pen maker Caran d’Ache has introduced a collection of limited-edition writing instruments dedicated to men.
When the invitations for Truman Capote’s 1966 Black and White Ball arrived from Tiffany & Co.
The Chopard Pompeii Collection (www.chopard.com) showcases designs and
I was born in 1964, the year the future died.
French antiques dealers Bernard and Benjamin Steinitz have unveiled a new four-floor gallery exhibition space opposite the Bristol Hotel a
With Major League Baseball looking toward the postseason, sports fans can honor their favorite team with the new Steuben Glass
When Daum, a French maker of fine crystal, decided to create a collection with a vintage look, it found inspiration in the works of Pierre d’
Vintage racecars inspired the new Bamford & Sons Concours d’Elegance (
Few communities have accumulated as layered a history in just over 100 years as has Beverly Hills, Calif.
On a nondescript industrial street in Vancouver is the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art.
Since 1912, when Walter Sheaffer started crafting pens in the back of his Iowa jewelry store, families have been holding onto Sheaffer wri