Decades before people captured every moment of vacation on a camera, or a smartphone, there were picture postcards. Karen Knapstein turns to her own collection of scenic postcards to reminisce about a childhood trip in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
A seldom-seen complete collection of Coca-Cola calendars, including one dating back to 1896, may prompt bidding wars during Morphy Auction's Aug. 22-24 Coin-op & Advertising auction.
Morphy Auctions is now a coast-to-coast operation, with the recent acquisition of Las Vegas-based Victorian Casino Antiques. The VCA name and brand will remain active, with the VCA team joining the Morphy Auctions family. The first Morphy-VCA collaborative auction is set for Sept. 19-21.
Collector Robert Rentzer shares the ins and outs of his lengthy and intriguing journey in solving an 80-year-old Burma-Shave sign mystery.
Iconic pop culture and political memorabilia, including Disney character toys, a painting by the illustrator of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' are available in the July 15-17 auction offered by Hake's.
Gramophones, graphophones, cylinder players are among the more than 500 antique musical devices heading to market July 19-20 through Donley Auction Services.
American Bottle Auctions’ next sale, July 11-20, boasts a diverse selection of bottles along with several antique and vintage advertising lots.
Recently formed Link Auction Galleries, will present its inaugural auction in St. Louis, July 12-13, featuring cast iron toys, advertising memorabilia, and decorative art, among other things.
Victorian Casino Antiques is gearing up for its "3 Days in May" event May 2-4, with 1,800-lots of hard-to-find toys, coin-operated arcade machines, advertising art, gas and oil memorabilia and radio equipment.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.