An Al Capone letter, affectionately written to his son in 1934 while the mobster was in Alcatraz, sold for $62,500 through RR Auction recently.
It's not everyday a brand of snack remains a popular treat and source of collectible prizes after 120 years and counting. Cracker Jack is one such brand.
Antique presidential campaign textile art is the focus of a new exhibition, "Your Next President . . . !" at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.
Prices realized during James D. Julia's annual August sale verifies that American fine art continues to resonate with bidders.
Startling Sleepers is a new Antique Trader column, the focus of which will be auction lots with surprise endings.
The recently formed National Estate Sales Association (NESA) will host its first virtual educational summit, Sept. 29-30. The online event is free.
Nearly 870 lots of historically significant objects relating to the life of President Abraham Lincoln debuts Sept. 17 in Heritage Auctions’ Lincoln and His Times auction.
Infamous outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's letter to a former gang member, which includes the line: "The most I can do is hope you miss the ‘chair'," will cross the auction block Sept. 26 through RR Auction.
A selection of blue-and-white transferware pottery from the 19th century is on display in a new exhibit at the San Francisco International Airport.
With thousands of families each day needing to sell personal property, and with states not regulating estate sales as an industry, a group of estate sales professionals have taken the initiative to found and launch the National Estate Sales Association (NESA) to serve its members and educate consumers.