Morphy Auctions brought forth an extensive collection of fishing tackle of varying types, more than 550 lots in all, in the firm's first antique fishing lures and tackle auction. Taking top lot honors was a Moonlight Dreadnought bait and box by Paw Paw, which sold for $29,280.
One of the most valuable pieces of collecting advice (besides collect what you love) is: If an item grabs your attention, pick it up before it's gone. Such was the case for Trader subscriber Lynn Weitz, who shares the tale of missing Superman's call.
Time is running out to view a rare collection of marbles, courtesy of the exhibit, The History and Art of Marbles, at the Temecula Valley Museum.
The first Junk Bonanza event of 2016 will take place in Del Mar, Calif., featuring careful curated vendors offering vintage furniture, decor, jewelry, textiles and apparel, as well as some handcrafted items.
The long-awaited 'Stallone - The Auction', presented by Heritage Auctions, saw several hundred lots change hands, including the familiar leather jacket Mr. Stallone wore in the first of the 'Rocky' movies, which sold for $149,000.
Feb. 5-7 promises to be a cartography fans dream weekend in Miami, as the Miami International Map Fair brings in dealers with centuries of maps, from around the world.
The memories of special holidays of the past often fill the minds of many this time of the year. In a recent letter, Antique Trader subscriber Sandy Erdman shared one of her favorite stories of holiday memories, involving her husband and sister-in-law.
The second of a series of four sales offering the premium petroliana collection of Kyle Moore is taking place January 9-10 in Denver, Pa. More than 1,100 prime petroliana and automobilia lots are scheduled to be sold over the two-day event.
In addition to the age, condition, and content (stories about celebrities of the day) of vintage newspapers, regional appeal is a factor in the value and appeal of vintage newspaper, explains Dr. Anthony Cavo, in the latest installment of Ask the Experts.
A vintage color lithograph of Santa Claus by Norman Rockwell, an antique woodcut map, and an autographed photo of the Apollo 11 flight team is set to sell Dec. 3, during an auction being offered by Waverly Rare Books.