As much as collecting is about preserving and celebrating the past, when it comes to planning for the future of a collection, like an art collection, when it is passed on to heirs, understanding various elements of tax laws is imperative, explains Kevin Yardumian, vice president of Gumbiner Savett.
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the January 2013 edition of Comics Buyer’s Guide (#1697). It never hit me till now: Stan Lee is an editorial icon. In fact, if you were to ask folks today to name an editor they’d recognize as such, if they were standing in an elevator with...
Invaluable recently reported a record-setting year in 2015; with increases in the number of its partnerships with auction houses, numbers of bidders, and a 60 percent increase in live auction revenue -- finishing at $10 billion in total hammer.
Antiques & More, a collective of antiques and collectibles dealers operating in San Carlos, Calif. is hosting an anniversary celebration March 5-6.
Shirley Temple is one of the most beloved actress of early Hollywood. In a recent edition of Ask the Expert, Dr. Cavo assesses a collection of Temple-related memorabilia.
What better way to celebrate love and friendship than by sharing century-old Valentine postcards, which in many cases, can be had for less than the price of a Hallmark card. In her most recent Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines this popular theme within the time-honored collecting interest.
Did you know, many of the early examples of Meissen were made of red stoneware and marked with Chinese characters? Antique Trader contributor Donald Brien-Johnson explores a bit about Meissen history in a feature article.
A unique vintage light bulb, featuring a cross, known as a Santuary glow lamp, is explained by Susan Mullikin in a recent Ask the Experts column.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan explores how nearly worthless objects can be infused with value – even where none exists – making buyers willing to pay higher prices.