Spring antique show and auction season is upon us, and the opportunities to appreciate, acquire and celebrate antiques and collectibles is plentiful.
The new online educational site MyAntiqueSchool.com is offering seminars about everything from ceramics and buying antiques at auction to upcycling, all lead by renowned experts from the antiques and collectibles industry.
In a twist on a collector show, dealers in search of antique and vintage toys will be on hand for the Antique Toy Buying Show, March 18-21 in Akron, Ohio. The show provides an opportunity for people to come and sell toys to dealers.
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.
The U.S. Postal Service’s lineup of 2016 stamp issues are truly miniature works of art, and will have collectors adding a visit to the post office to their to-do list.
The most recent installment of antique auction and show ads and events offered by Antique Trader feature a wide variety of opportunities to bid, buy and sell.
Avant-garde art, furnishings, architecture and fashions of the 1920s through 1970s will take center stage Feb. 20-21 at 20th Century Cincinnati's annual celebration of Modernist design.
Centuries before the fascination with celebrity relationships of today, Napoleon and Josephine were one of the 'it' couples of the late 18th century. Lion Heart Autographs is bringing an seldom-seen artifact bearing both of their signatures to The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show Feb. 10-16.
In the latest selection of featured auction and show ads, to run in Antique Trader, you'll find advertisements for Neal Auction Company's Feb. 19-21 Important Winter Estates Auction; Hal Hunt Auctions' American Antique Museum Auction, set for Feb. 20, and the Southfield Pavilion Antiques Exposition, scheduled for Feb. 26-28.
The Knapp Animal Learning Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds will be transformed into the Antiques Spectacular Feb. 5-8.