July 5 is the notable day that circus lovers around the world will commemorate the 200th birthday anniversary of P.T. Barnum, the man who founded the circus that became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.
Economic times have been tough during the past year for antique dealers and collectors alike, and prognosticators predict that 2010 is shaping up to be pretty flat as well.
City-wide event draws more than 4,500 vendors across more than 50 area hotels and resorts
They’re sexy. They’re provocative. Some are even lurid. And many carry the most stunning cover art depicted on periodicals of the period.
For centuries, military insignia has symbolized rank, commanded respect and displayed accomplishments for proud soldiers of all nations.
Old woodworking tools offer an advantage to collectors by playing a dual role. For some people, collecting old tools because of their usefulness, as well as their craftsmanship, is one reason.
At one time, when smoking cigarettes was much more popular than today, nearly every other person carried either matches or a cigarette lighter.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and many people have fond memories of sitting in granny’s kitchen, watching her use a variety of utensils to handle the cooking and baking chores at hand.
“Elementary, my dear Watson.” While it’s commonly believed that Sherlock Holmes uttered those words, you won’t find that quote in any of the published stories that Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about the famous English consulting detective.