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Collecting Miniatures #257205

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 05, 1978
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(Studio) Upcoming report on hses. noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(NYC) Report deals with growing interest in miniatures. Dealer Jacqueline Andrews' dollhse. in Ashland, Virginia, noted as having mortgage on it; miniature furnishings described. [ANDREWS - says bank hadn't heard of mortgage on dollhse.] Recent miniatures show in Philadelphia mentioned, along with building of miniatures by group in New Jersey, books on subject by authors like Virginia Merrill and new magazine on subject. [Dealer West Foster TRACY - thinks it's only world one can create, Perfectly, and kind of live in it.] Prices for pieces built by master craftsman Paul Runyon noted. [Margo HOPKIN - says husband thinks prices are ridiculous. Compares her hobby to that of others, such as sailing, golfing or working with cars.]
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Dean, Morton;
Osgood, Charles

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