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.
Grandma's fruit jars may be worth more than the delicious preserves they contained, based on bidder response to the various fruit jar offerings in Maple Leaf Auctions' current sale.
More than 500 lots of vintage advertising, petroliana, Coca-Cola, and general store collectibles amassed over four decades will come to auction Oct. 24 through Tom's Auctions & Appraisals.
The first of a series of history-making auctions, featuring one of the most prestigious petroliana collections, is scheduled for Oct. 5. Morphy Auctions is presenting the collection, valued at more than $15 million.
Bidding is expected to be wild for a veterinary cabinet, advertising Dr. Daniel's Veterinary Medicines, during Morphy Auctions' Aug. 9 sale.
Among the nearly 500 lots scheduled for Witherell's summer auction (July 1-15), is a late 19th century wooden santos (a religious statue) with a high estimate of more than $1K.
The circus is coming town, in a matter of speaking. During The World Wide Circus Summit 2015, in Springfield, Mass. July 14-18, Enquirer Printing Company of Newtown, Ohio, will be offering a large collection of circus memorabilia for sale.
Vintage circus posters and banners are among the lots headlining Mosby & Co.'s May 16 auction.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
Islander Trading Post, located on Sanibel Island, is more than one of the businesses of this vacation destination, it's an eclectic haven for collectors. Learn more about this seaside shop in the latest Knowing Your Business column.