Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, headquartered in Chicago, is continuing its westward expansion, with the recent addition of a seventh location, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
A restored stagecoach, original built in 1894, presented to bidders during Cordier Auctions & Appraisal's July 9 sale sold for $16,500. The sale was a deaccession auction for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Western memorabilia, vintage advertising, antique buttons, glass and lighting, and estate treasures and classic collectibles were among the subjects featured in auction/shop/show advertisements that recently appeared in Antique Trader.
Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.
The hand-colored photo "Shoeing the Gray Mare" by Wallace Nutting, finished at $4,180 to lead all lots in the May 13 auction presented by Michael Ivankovich.
As antiques businesses grow, they may move from selling at an antique mall or show to a free-standing retail location or sell online. As inventory and transactions increase, it becomes harder to keep track of inventory. Starting your business with an inventory plan, such as a SKU system, reduces problems and makes growth easier.
A unique 19th century feast bowl, from the Liz Claiborne and Arthur Ortenberg Collection of tribal art is expected to vie for top lot at an auction offered by Heritage Auctions, July 8.
In the latest Out and About column, Antoinette Rahn shares some of the delightful discoveries found during an unplanned visit to Monona, Wisconsin’s, booth 121, an Upcycled Specialty Store.
How can dealers discount prices enough to keep the merchandise moving, but still produce a reasonable profit? In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan has a few suggestions that makes dollars and cents.
Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals is growing. Having recently added two new associate appraisers to its roster, this appraisal company is now in three states.