Antique Trader Launches Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes

Antique Trader, America’s Antiques & Collectibles Marketplace, has launched the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes.

TreasureHunt-Button.gifParticipants in the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt sweepstakes will have the chance of winning antiques- and collectibles-related prizes; prizes have already been selected for the remainder of 2008 and early 2009.

The initial prize that will be awarded is a Royal Doulton British Airways porcelain putter pat, generously provided by the Butter Pat Patters Association. (Butter pats are miniature plates intended to serve individual portions of butter.) A total of three (3) butter pats will be awarded. This current sweepstakes will run now through midnight, Sept. 30, 2008. The butter pats that will be given away can be seen in the “Introduction to Butter Pats” video on Antique Trader TV, which can be viewed at

Sweepstakes entries can be made daily at Full sweepstakes rules can be viewed at

For more information on Antique Trader and its sweepstakes, visit, the online component of Antique Trader.

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About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a newspaper published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Founded by Babka Publishing Co., later to become the flagship of Krause Publications’ Antiques division, Antique Trader built its reputation as the premier print vehicle for the buying and selling of antiques nationwide. Its loyal following includes antique dealers, antique show promoters, shop and mall operators, and collectors, some of whom have subscribed to the paper since its inception.

About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world’s largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and fishing. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Media, offers over 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties. F+W Media, Inc., an ABRY Partners, LLC company, also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs.