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Free Antiques and Collectibles Event Listings Still Available in Marketplace of Rising Prices

IOLA, Wis. — Antique Trader, the national antiques publication delivering news, commentary, and advertising for the antiques market, continues to offer free publication of antiques auction and antiques show listings in print and online.

Even in these tough economic times, when the cost of living and the costs of operating a business continually inch upward, Antique Trader is continuing to offer the free placement of auction and show listings in its publication and online at

Antique Trader’s show and auction calendars are valuable resources for both antiques event organizers and attendees. Listing a show or auction in a national publication reaches a much broader, interested audience.

There is an immediate benefit in listing an auction in the auction calendar if online bidding opportunities exist. A direct link to the auction company’s Web site is placed with their listing in the auction calendar, giving readers a shortcut to online bidding.

“The show and auction calendar pages are consistently ranked in the top 10 most visited pages on,” stated Karen Knapstein, Antique Trader’s online editor, “showing us there is a definite interest in the antiques community to find out what antique events are taking place nationwide.”

To have your event included at no cost in an upcoming issue of Antique Trader and listed online at, send your show or auction information to

To view the current Antique Trader auction and show calendars, visit and click on the calendar link for the type of event calendar you would like to see.

About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a newspaper published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Today’s Antique Trader is known for its timely news coverage, collector profiles, in-depth articles on general antiques topics, auction reviews and antique-show reports delivered via its print product, Web site (, and two free weekly e-newsletters. 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, an ABRY Partners, LLC company, also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs.

Karen Knapstein
Online Editor,
715-445-4612 ext. 13627