In a special Collector Feature, Antique Trader contributor Steve Evans discusses collectible belt buckles. This lesser-known collecting interest offers quite a few options for starting and forming a collection, and they are definitely on the more affordable end of the collecting spectrum.
A meticulously stitched and appliqued Lone Star quilt, circa 1840, rose to $9,360 before the gavel fell during Jeffrey S. Evan's & Associates' first textile auction, held July 16.
More than 500,000 buttons will be on display and available for sale during the National Button Show Aug. 4-6 in Denver, Colorado.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is launching its first antique textile and sewing accoutrements auction July 16, which will feature early 19th to early 20th century quilts including a pieced and chintz applique quilt from 1840.
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.
Perfume bottle collectors from around the globe are preparing to converge on Portland, Ore. April 27-May 1, for the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA)'s 28th annual convention.
A demonstration featuring original African fabrics and patterns, as well as a fashion show are part of The Spencer Doll and Toy Museum Feb. 20's event celebrating Black History Month.
More than 150 lots of one-of-a-kind Hollywood studio pieces from the iconic film “Gone With the Wind”– direct from the finest collection known to exist – will go before bidders April 18.
Vintage couture including 1960-80s dresses and accessories, memorabilia including autographed photos of The Beatles and The Rat Pack will lead Sterling Assoc.'s Nov. 19 auction.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.