April 25, 2011

The fate of the Nikolsburg hoard

Nikolsburg CastleSource: Wikipedia Nikolsburg, now Mikulov, lies in the south Moravian region of the Czech Republic. After the Munich Pact of September 30, 1938, the town […]
June 14, 2011

A bed in which Marie-Antoinette might have slept

In the early days of November 1952, a man walked into the showrooms of Seligmann & Cie., located at 23, Place Vendôme, in Paris. His name […]