Gen. Conrad Bush, CSA, turned a chance encounter during a visit to a museum into an opportunity to put words to paper in order to share a bit about Confederate stamps with his fellow readers of Antique Trader.
It's been six decades since two rare 1918 “Inverted Jenny” airmail stamps were stolen from the exhibition of a private collection, but the search continues, as a reward of $50,000 for each of the stamps was put on the table recently.
Not only are stamps functional and practical, they are often affordable collectibles, and wonderful pieces of art. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column you’ll discover a few fascinating facts you may, or may not have known about stamps and philatelists (those who collect stamps and study postal history).
Ninety-five years after making history, the Inverted Jenny stamp, or at least an alternate version, is making history again in a new U.S.P.S. campaign.
A rare 17th century banknote is one of 1,000 lots slated for sale at a three-day auction hosted by Archives International Auctions on Jan. 26, in Hong Kong.
Hundreds of banknotes that have been off the market or never offered before at auction will cross the block starting Oct. 18 at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. The sale include notes from Argentina, rare China issues, unlisted 1879 and 1880s Keeling Cocos rarities, East Africa, South Africa, Russia, an...
A full sheet of 80 post-office-fresh Chinese Year of the Monkey stamps, purchased in 1980 by the consignor at a post office inside the People’s Republic of China, sold for $135,600 at a multi-estate auction.
AntiqueTrader.com features select half- and full-page ads from the print magazine, extending our promise to help our customers find new customers. In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events. Weekly Antiques Auctions & Shows: May 2 - June 23, 2012
Some of the collectible hobby's best books have been out of print for more than a decade, only to be found in antiques stores themselves as part of a dealer's private library. F+W Media, publisher of Antique Trader, is proud to offer a variety of its antiques and collectibles products in e-book form in...
For 24 years, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print and Paper Fair has drawn bibliophiles together to refine their collections. The fair was Feb. 4-5, 2012. The report from Fair exhibitors was positive. Rosemarie Rustico of San Francisco’s W C Antiques described the first day as “killer busy.” The second day was a bit...