Pottery heir and collector car share a piece of history
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Pottery heir and collector car share a piece of history

This 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II was purchased at Zane Lincoln Mercury by Ethel Weller Curphey. It was recently restored by Art Moose of Zanesville. ZANESVILLE – When it comes to collectibles, the value of an item is determined by its worth over the original price of the item. The item’s rarity, condition, popular demand, and age play a part in the value of the collectible. Two examples of collectibles are pottery and collector cars. The 54th Crooksville-Roseville Pottery Festival is July 11-13 at Crooksville Village Park, where pottery lovers and collectors will gather for a weekend of all things pottery. Held in conjunction with the festival will be the Pottery Lovers Reunion and Sale at the Holiday Inn Express in Zanesville July 9-13. Among the pottery featured will be Weller Pottery. According to the Ohio History Central website, the most important industry in Zanesville during the second half of the 19th century was art pottery manufacturing. It seems reasonable that the region would be home to festivals, reunions and sales celebrating pottery’s contribution to the economy and the community. Samuel A. Weller was one of the community’s most important manufacturers in the late 1800s, when he began production […]

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