Collaborating with American Crafters: Clayton & Crume

Collaborating with American Crafters: Clayton & Crume

December 11, 2019

We love collaborating with great American artisans. When our love for history comes together with passionate American makers, there is no limit to what we can create. This week, we are highlighting one of our newest partnerships with Clayton & Crume. Learn more about this interesting and daring company in this week’s blog.

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Our Holiday Gift Guide

Our Holiday Gift Guide

December 04, 2019

The holidays are upon us! Whether your winter season is spent with oodles of family or at home by the fire, the holidays are a time of joy and warmth! We love celebrating with unique gifts for the whole family. Delve deeper into our Holiday Gift Guide (out now!) in this week’s blog.

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A Look into The White House Cook Book

A Look into The White House Cook Book

November 21, 2019

With Thanksgiving in mind, we are highlighting our informative 1887 White House Cook Book. Whether you like a traditional chicken pot pie or you crave a more daring ox-tail soup, this cookbook provides a how-to for any successful meal.

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Celebrate Veterans

Celebrate Veterans

November 13, 2019

This week, we celebrate veterans by highlighting war bond posters and other military memorabilia! Shop our wide collection of historical military items and celebrate the veterans in your life.

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Collaborating with American Crafters: Vortic Watch Company

Collaborating with American Crafters: Vortic Watch Company

November 05, 2019

In honor of Veteran’s Day and to celebrate our nation’s military, Vortic Watch Company announced a partnership with the non-profit group The Veteran Watchmakers Initiative. Their aim? To bring an exclusive watch honoring Veterans and military personnel to the market. This watch series is named the Military Edition, and it is being exclusively sold at The Great Republic.

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John James Audubon

John James Audubon

October 30, 2019

John James Audubon’s depictions of American bird species are among the most collected and referenced depictions in the world. Discover more about those prints in today’s blog post. 

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The History of the Baseball World Series

The History of the Baseball World Series

October 23, 2019

The baseball World Series is one of the most celebrated events in U.S. history. Baseball fans and sport lovers alike come together to celebrate the excitement that is the World Series. Discover more in this week’s blog.

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When Chuck Yeager Broke the Sound Barrier

When Chuck Yeager Broke the Sound Barrier

October 16, 2019

It was October 14, 1947, when a U.S. Air Force pilot became the first ever person to break the sound barrier. Read how on this week’s blog.

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Introducing Our Fall 2019 Auction

Introducing Our Fall 2019 Auction

October 09, 2019

Big news! This fall, our team here at The Great Republic are bringing you a special treat: a fall auction! That’s right, those pieces you have had your eye on are now available for bids online. Read more about our fall 2019 auction on this week’s blog

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Boschke's Rare Map of D.C.

Boschke's Rare Map of D.C.

October 02, 2019

With a store in the center of Washington D.C., we pride ourselves on the rare and sought-after antique maps that we have to offer of the area. From folding pocket maps to Civil War maps, the pieces that we offer are truly unique. Today, we’ll tell you a little bit about our newest acquisition; the rare topographical map of D.C. by Albert Boschke.

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The Name’s Bond, War Bond

The Name’s Bond, War Bond

September 25, 2019

Whether it’s for a political cause, a clothing sale, or an upcoming film, posters have always been an effective way to spread a message. The United States widely used posters to raise funds for the military through what are now known as “war bonds.” Learn more about these war bond posters in this week's blog.

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Collaborating with American Crafters: Stacey Lee Webber

Collaborating with American Crafters: Stacey Lee Webber

September 18, 2019

Stacey Lee Webber is a Philadelphia-based artist and contemporary metalsmith. Webber utilizes American coins for the basis of her work. With collection highlights in locations such as D.C.’s own Smithsonian Renwick Gallery and the Fuller Craft Museum in Massachusetts, Webber has spread her love for metal and jewelry work widely across the United States. Today, her limited production compositions and unique jewelry pieces are found in galleries and Americana stores across the country (like ours!). Read more about Stacey and her celebration of American liberty and labor in this week’s blog.

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