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By John Davis

The great Philly quest


October 4, 2016

When this column is published on Oct. 4, I should have just returned from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Let me tell you how this eastward trek came about.

My wife and I have collected antique furniture since 1971 and our house is filled with 18th and early 19th century furniture, though as such things go, our pieces are not very fancy. But all those who collect are similar in some ways: There’s always a ceiling and a class of pieces that are unattainable (and, therefore, highly desirable), and this is true for every collector, no matter his means.

I remember an interview with Nelson Rockefe...

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