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    Special: Vintage Des Moines (2014)

    From Mickey Mouse to Charles Lindbergh, a host of famous names were seen in Des Moines! Find out how values of highlighted collectibles have changed since 15 years ago.

    INTERACTIVE: New to the Neighborhood?

    Tour Salem, Massachusetts, using this interactive map created by the Peabody Essex Museum to take a closer look at Samuel McIntire's elaborate buildings!

    ARTICLE: More on Black Memorabilia

    Objects can often tell the story of sorrow, defeat and victory in ways that no history book can.



    Oglala Pictograph with Photo
    Douglas Deihl

    $2,500-$3,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    American Encaustic Tiles, ca. 1890
    Suzanne Perrault

    $1,900
    Vintage Des Moines


    Black Forest Wood Sculpture
    Ken Farmer

    $4,000-$6,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Blue Willow Patterned Toaster
    Nicholas Dawes

    $1,000-$2,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Sterling Silver Knight, ca. 1900
    Frank Boos

    $12,000-$15,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Grace S. Putnam Bye-Lo Dolls
    Ann Hays

    $2,200-$2,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    Samuel McIntire Medallion
    Leslie Keno

    $70,000-$90,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Knickerbocker Cowboy Mickey Mouse
    Timothy Luke

    $5,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Charles Lindbergh Memorabilia
    Brian Witherell

    $7,000-$10,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    19th-Century Folk Art Painting
    David McCarron

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    1796 American Homespun Coverlet
    Peter Curran

    $10,000-$15,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Radio Station Theater Model
    Noel Barrett

    $1,500-$2,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    Black Forest Carved Dog, ca. 1905
    Anne Igelbrink

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Southwest Pueblo Indian Pottery
    Linda Dyer

    $3,000-$4,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Rambling Mickey Mouse Toy & Original Box, ca. 1934
    Bill Bertoia

    $6,000-$8,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Willets Belleek Pitcher, ca. 1880
    David Rago

    $1,000-$1,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    Ashanti Akuaba Dolls, ca. 1960
    John Buxton

    $200-$300
    Vintage Des Moines


    Late 19th-Century Kuba Rug
    Peter Pap

    $3,000-$3,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    Loetz Vase, ca. 1900
    Arlie Sulka

    $3,000-$4,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    1869 Linn County Iowa Map
    Donald Cresswell

    $1,000-$1,500
    Vintage Des Moines


    Mark Twain Letter
    Jerry Patterson

    $8,000-$10,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    1898 Charles Partridge Adams Oil
    Paul Provost

    $10,000-$15,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Plains Indian Rifle Scabbard
    Douglas Deihl

    $6,000-$8,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Pennsylvania William & Mary Chest
    David Gallager

    $10,000-$15,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    1885 Oliver Dennett Grover Oil
    Alan Fausel

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    French Aesthetic Period Vases, ca. 1880
    Andrew Cheney

    $8,000-$12,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    James M. Flagg Illustration
    Colleene Fesko

    $8,000-$10,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    Royal Worcester George Owen Ewer, ca. 1897
    David Lackey

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Des Moines


    George Washington Letter
    Stephen Massey

    $5,000-$7,000
    Vintage Des Moines