Discovery, expansion and survival during the establishment of the American West wasn't for the faint of heart, or weak tools, as Antoinette Rahn shares in this story about frontier accoutrements.
A quilt, created during the Spanish-American war, featuring a large eight-point center star and U.S. flags on a green background, embroidered with “War was declared April 22 1898" was among several lots to sell during Garth's Early American Auction, earlier this summer.
An 1844 campaign banner for the Polk candidacy soared to $185,000, setting a new world record, during an auction of the second part of the Merrill C. Berman Collection, presented by Heritage Auctions on June 27.
A grain painted chest of drawers, Japanese prints, bird decorated stoneware and several items from various estates will come before bidders Aug. 1-2, during Willis Henry Auctions' Folk Art & Estates Auction.
After a successful return of the Waterloo Village Antiques Fair this past June, JMK Shows opted to meet the requests from dealers and shoppers for a second Fair this year. The next Waterloo Village Antiques Fair is slated for Sept. 5-6 in Stanhope, N.J.
What could be better than a flea market with hundreds of dealers and thousands of antiques and collectibles? How about a market held at night that includes the opportunity to meet stars of the iconic Addams Family television show? That's what Bob Zurko and team are preparing for the 39th Annual Zurko’s All-Night Flea...
More than 400 antique and vintage lamps and lighting is the majority of the 500+ lot online-only auction being presented by John W. Coker, July 25.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
Everyone has tales of treasures found and antiquing adventures enjoyed, and in her story of 'Springtime Blues' Sandy Erdman of Winona, Minn. talks about the 100-mile sale and a set of Liberty Blue dinnerware. Erdman's story is one example of the type of stories submitted to the 7th Annual Favorite Finds Contest.
Did you know, although Steiff is frequently associated with bears, the first stuffed toy created by the company was an elephant? In this Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn shares nine more fascinating facts about Steiff.