In the latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan points out the troubles that can arise from lax record keeping when purchasing items for your collections. Should you ever sell, Uncle Sam will be expecting his share of the profit.
The circus is coming town, in a matter of speaking. During The World Wide Circus Summit 2015, in Springfield, Mass. July 14-18, Enquirer Printing Company of Newtown, Ohio, will be offering a large collection of circus memorabilia for sale.
Antique Trader is producing a special consignment guide and directory, and invites auction houses to participate by submitting contact information for their consignment directors for inclusion in the directory.
The schedule of events at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, in Spencer, N.C., for the rest of 2015 include a magic performance, a beauty pageant, an appraisal fair and a birthday bash, just to name a few special activities.
Come June 4, collectors of Czechoslovakian glass, pottery and art will gather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the three-day Czechoslovakian Collectors Association annual meeting.
Attendance at the Red Wing Collectors Society's Annual MidWinter GetTogether was robust, with 24 percent more people attending versus 2014.
Prior to being auctioned by Theriault’s in a spectacular July event, Shirley Temple's personal memorabilia collection is taking a nationwide museum tour.
The 56th Shenandoah Antiques Expo, in Fisherville, Va., is rapidly approaching, and access to the show on May 8-9 is up for grabs.
The Gurnee Antique Market in Gurnee, Ill. (formerly Gurnee Antique Center) is under new ownership, and celebrating spring with a sale April 24-26.
New editions of two popular collecting guides are available now, and filled with extensive details, vetted values, and vital market trends. Learn more about the 49th edition of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles, and 20th edition of Toys & Prices.