A specimen of crystalized gold on quartz mined from the Sixteen to One Gold Mine in California is pegged to command at least $40,000, during Heritage Auctions' June 2 Nature & Science Signature Auction.
A unique piece of history is among the headlining lots of Crescent City Auction Gallery's June 4-5 auction. The item, a 'lady of the evening' box, featuring the 'essentials' of a prostitute of the 1900s heads into the auction with an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000.
The wonderful and often whimsical world of children's books entrance youth today, just as in the 19th century. In addition to those who enjoy them purely for the tales and adventures, children's literature is a fascinating collecting interest. In this 7 Essentials column, some essential tips and information about children's books and collecting them...
Sometimes, for no other reason than to say “I’m thinking of you,” people send a card. Print Editor Karen Knapstein discusses how postcards fit the bill in the past, and how these vintage greetings can become special gifts today.
The American Political Items Collectors (APIC) will host its annual convention July 6-10, and for the first time, will open the show portion of the convention to the public.
Dick Greve's passion for antique and vintage pens began after he received letters from his mother nearly every day of his military service during the Vietnam War. On May 20, his lifetime collection (500+ pens) will come before bidders, during J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's Vintage Pen Auction.
Preston Evans, one of Georgia's best known auctioneers and collectors is bringing his life-long collections to auction May 27-29.
In the latest Ask the Experts' column, Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the cross-collectible appeal of a "Moustache Spoon" from the California Midwinter International Exposition (Midwinter Exposition) of 1894, when offering a value.
An unusual "Writing Ball" model, from the late 19th century, is one of the items of antique and vintage technology headlining Auction Team Breker's May 21 sale.
A Marilyn Monroe collection, which includes film-worn costumes from roles that helped establish Monroe as an icon, is starring in its own public exhibitions before selling in November.