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.
A popular vintage tin sign, by Ithaca, titled “Miles to Church Street Garage,” is among the 2,100 lots to be presented before bidders April 10-12, during a no-reserve auction offered by Showtime Auction Services.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music,” and the film continues to resonate with fans of all generations. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of Ten Things You Didn’t Know about this family friendly film and the von Trapp family.
Whether you're interested in taking a road trip to attend a winter antique show or looking to get in on auctions, live an in person or online, the weekly antiques show and auction ads are a great place to turn for inspiration and ideas.
A seldom-seen Cremona Orchestral “K” nickelodeon that is able to create eight instrumental effects realized $33,000 during Stanton Auctioneer's autumn 2014 auction.
Buttons are an attractive collecting option, in part, because it doesn’t take a lot of money to participate. Members of the National Button Society are celebrating National Button Week (March 15-21) in grand fashion, with many regional button events planned across the U.S. for new and old collectors alike.
A collection of more than 600 lots of the NASA space program in action, from the early days of Mercury, to the triumphs of Apollo, are heading to auction, Feb. 26 through London-based Bloomsbury Auctions. Among the expected highlights of the sale is a clear photo of astronaut Neil Armstrong on the moon, with...
It’s often said that knowledge is power, and not only does Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan agree with that sentiment, but he recommends titles no antique dealer’s or collector’s reference library should be without.
Minnesota’s popular Junk Bonanza Vintage Market is sure to find new fans when it expands into Southern California. Until now, the highly regarded, three-day extravaganza has never before been held outside of The North Star State.
From the essentials of day-to-day living of the past, to nostalgic and popular collectibles of today, country store memorabilia continue to enjoy widespread appeal.