A meticulously stitched and appliqued Lone Star quilt, circa 1840, rose to $9,360 before the gavel fell during Jeffrey S. Evan's & Associates' first textile auction, held July 16.
LiveAuctioneers was recently named one of Red Herring's 'Top 100' for 2016. The recognition is presented to digital-media and technology based startups across various business sectors. This marks the 20th year Red Herring has issued the awards.
With thousands of families each day needing to sell personal property, and with states not regulating estate sales as an industry, a group of estate sales professionals have taken the initiative to found and launch the National Estate Sales Association (NESA) to serve its members and educate consumers.
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.