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The Bakelite Collection

The Bakelite Collection

Matthew L. Burkholz

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You know you’re hooked when you get that feeling in the pit of your stomach. Is it a shortness of breath or a flush that comes to your face when you see it in a case at an antique mall, or on someone’s arm as you stroll down the aisle shopping at an antiques show? Has someone caught you staring intently at their wrist or lapel and mistaken your focused gaze for some sign of familiarity? If any or all of the above symptoms or scenarios seem familiar to you, it’s possible you may have it! Yes, it’s all too true, you may indeed be suffering from…BAKELITE FEVER! The Bakelite Collection describes some of the many differing collecting preferences of some of the nation’s most prolific appreciators of fine Bakelite jewelry. Men and women, doctors and lawyers, modernists and traditionalists alike have fallen prey to Bakelite fever. Their stories, experiences, lovingly assembled collections will delight every Bakelite collector. The Bakelite Collection showcases these fantastic jewelry arrays in luscious detail, using full color photography. A price guide makes it a truly valuable book for all sufferers of Bakelite Fever.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 770 color photos | Price Guide | 256 pp
ISBN13: 9780764300165 | Binding: hard cover

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An avid collector and dealer, Matthew Burkholz lives in New York.