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...
Be it downsizing, debt or some other factor that may prompt one to consider donating art or antiques, Art Markets columnist Mary Manion offers a friendly reminder of the importance of appraisals in meeting tax requirements of donations.
Examples of fine art, regulator clocks, a stunning chandelier, and vintage medals and badges are coming before bidders during May in June at Bidsquare.
An original animation drawing from 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', by acclaimed illustrator, Frank Follmer, is coming to auction May 27.
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.
Images of President Theodore Roosevelt, conservationist John Muir and Yosemite National Park appear on new coins issued in recognition of the National Park Service Centennial celebration.
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.
Lead by a significant selection of antique and vintage clocks, the May 21 auction being offered by Fontaine's Auction Gallery also includes music boxes, bronze sculptures, watches, automation devices, and porcelain.
Preston Evans, one of Georgia's best known auctioneers and collectors is bringing his life-long collections to auction May 27-29.