The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery will honor five innovative Americans during its second American Portrait Gala, Nov. 19.
Piedras Negras, Mexico is reportedly the place where nachos originated, but that's not all. Unique connections exist between art, antiquities and nachos.
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Did you know the word 'passport' first appears within the lexicon in the late 15th century? Esteemed passport collecting authority, Tom Topol, shares this and other fascinating facts about passports, as well as helpful tips to begin collecting these special items of history.
Guest blogger and former antique shop sales associate, Kathryn Rickmeyer offers her take on the opportunities that exist for acquiring items via online auctions.
Mike Ivakovich, long-time auctioneer, appraiser, and host of "What's It Worth? Ask Mike the Appraiser" radio program, shares a description of an antiques dealer in a recent Readers' Letter.
Utility is one of the defining characteristics of primitives and an appealing aspect for collectors. Learn more...
During the latest 'Tiquing on a Tankful event, guest contributor Sandy Erdman recounts her autumn antiquing excursion along the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Pook & Pook Inc.'s recent discovery of treasures in an old worn-out tin is a good reminder to never leave a tin unopened - sometimes it's what's on the inside that really counts.