Never assume all that is to be known about an antique is known, because about the time you do, a new discovery of some kind will change the field completely. See for yourself..
Wood Auction is kicking off its 2013 auction series with several brilliant pieces. American Brilliant Cut Glass to be specific. The auction is set for March 2.
Thousands of antique pitchers and glassware will take center stage Feb. 22-23 during the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts 39th annual Antiques Show & Sale fundraiser.
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A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
Collectors spend their free time digging through old dumps and foraging through ghost towns, digging out old outhouses, exploring abandoned mine shafts, and searching their favorite bottle or antique shows, swap meets, flea markets, and garage sales. This list of bottles and values will tell you what people are seeking in today's market.
An important collection of Ocean Liner artifacts and ephemera amassed over a thirty-year period may set a few records when it's offered Oct. 21. Never offered at auction before, this important single owner collection includes, vintage full-size life rings from such ships as RMS Queen Mary, RMS Mauretania, SS Leonardo Da Vinci, SS France,...
Bottle expert Michael Polak joins Antique Trader as a columnist on issues important to bottle collectors. Known as the author of "The Bottle Bible" Polak has a long history in the hobby and will share news from bottle clubs shows and sales, upcoming auctions and pricing results and ongoing bottle hobby events. He kicks...
The term “carnival glass” has evolved through the years as glass collectors have responded to the idea that much of this beautiful glassware was made as giveaway glass at local carnivals and fairs. However, more of it was made and sold through the same channels as pattern glass and Depression glass. Some patterns were...
For the 45th year, the tiny Blue Ridge Mountain town of Hillsville, Va., (population 2,600) was engulfed by a half-million visitors to the annual Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show to peruse the wares of more than 2,000 flea market vendors.