During a recent antiquing excursion, a friend of Antique Trader's came across a fascinating item, a old yardstick. The new 'find' is focus of historic research.
Approximately 10,000 LEGO sets have been created over the past 50 years. Brothers Ed and Jeff Maciorowski have written a new book that examines their investment potential.
Rochester, Michigan's Rush Antiques and Rush Appraisals recently added an e-commerce arm to its operation, making 18th, 19th and 20th century antiques available for purchase.
Six paintings by American artist N.C. Wyeth were recently recovered after being stolen more than two years ago in what the FBI calls one of the largest property thefts in Maine’s history. The artworks were returned to their home state and are now on view at the Portland Museum of Art.
One of two bronze sculptures by Lynn Chadwick realized $96,000 to lead all lots in a 342-lot auction recently presented by A. B. Levy’s.
Not one, but two bottles claimed top lot honors (each selling for $23,100) during the November auction presented by American Bottle Auctions.
A late-19th century pitcher and candy dish were the leading lots in a 1,136-lot auction offered by Ahlers & Ogletree in October.
Developing an early appreciation of fine objects during visits with his grandparents may have been the impetus for Laszlo Jajczay becoming the dedicated restoration specialist he is today
By penning the new book “Collecting Children’s Books,” authors Noah Fleisher and Lauren Zittle are aiding those dedicated to developing new generations of readers, as well as exploring children’s literature as a collectible genre.
Among the 3,000 firearms coming to auction Dec. 4-6 at Rock Island Auctions is a scarce Colt “Buntline Special” single action army revolver, circa 1882, with skeletal shoulder stock ($50,000-$75,000).