Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of someone who picks items antiques and collectibles with the intention to flip for profit? Author Joe Willard shares some elements of picking philosophy, which can easily apply to other areas of life.
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.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marchelos weighs in on the identity, nostalgic history, collectible interest and value of items reader's inquired about.
More than 215 lots of car mascots (hood ornaments) including Art Deco examples from the 1920s to figural pieces and automaker brand pieces are set to sell during the July 24 auction presented by Turner Auctions + Appraisals.
Collectors of many interests lost a true ally and long-time ambassador recently, with the passing of esteemed hobby publishing pioneer Chester "Chet" Krause.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Sporadic showers did not dampen bidder enthusiasm for style, elegance and whimsy at the Selkirk Spring Eclectic Auction held this spring. Buyers competed vigorously for the signed Still Life acrylic painting, featuring a vase of flowers, by Lois Marilou Jones. Born in 1905 and trained at the School of the...
Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals is growing. Having recently added two new associate appraisers to its roster, this appraisal company is now in three states.
Hake's Americana's upcoming auction, slated for July 12-14, features a 'little of this and a little of that', including an 1860 political campaign flag, a collection of 'Man from U.N.C.L.E' memorabilia, and more in the 2,800+ lots.
More than 500,000 buttons will be on display and available for sale during the National Button Show Aug. 4-6 in Denver, Colorado.