This pair of wrought iron chairs made with crossed tennis rackets and a ball of iron for the back didn’t sell, perhaps because they were old but repainted. They had been estimated at $1,200 to $1,800. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

This pair of wrought iron chairs made with crossed tennis rackets and a ball of iron for the back didn’t sell, perhaps because they were old but repainted. They had been estimated at $1,200 to $1,800. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

Many emotions and interests motivate people to collect

Do they hoard to replace something that was missing in their life? Or is it interest history or art?

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