Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decorative, Jewelry and Asian Art sale, Jan. 16-17, features more than 200 lots of antique photographs and prints from esteemed private collections including the Art Institute of Chicago.
An 1894 Barber dime that was the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention sold for $1.99M.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
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.
In the most recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony Cavo sheds some light on a woman's inquiry about her trio of Fenton pieces, which includes a piece by an award-winning artist.
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.
In its efforts to help educate the public in the value and identification of perfume bottles, the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) has implemented a new enhancement to its website called “What is it? What is it worth?”
The shape of the crest rail of a chair and the type of bolts used to hold it together offer some clue as to the age and use of the chairs, explained Furniture Detective, in his assessment of a reader's inquiry about what were thought to be ice cream parlor chairs.
There are a wide variety of antique auction and show events rolling out the first couple of months of 2016, setting the pace for a busy and exciting year.
A Green Seal note, circa 1934, poised in the entryway to Binion's Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas, is expected to command more than $125K, during the Heritage Auctions' sale Jan. 6-12, held during the Florida United Numismatists Show.