With thousands of families each day needing to sell personal property, and with states not regulating estate sales as an industry, a group of estate sales professionals have taken the initiative to found and launch the National Estate Sales Association (NESA) to serve its members and educate consumers.
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, headquartered in Chicago, is continuing its westward expansion, with the recent addition of a seventh location, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Renown political memorabilia authority and pioneer of the collectibles auction industry, Ted Hake, was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the American Political Items Collectors’ (APIC) group July 9, during the the organization's national convention.
Collectors of many interests lost a true ally and long-time ambassador recently, with the passing of esteemed hobby publishing pioneer Chester "Chet" Krause.
Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals is growing. Having recently added two new associate appraisers to its roster, this appraisal company is now in three states.
Long-time friends and seasoned auction experts Noel Barrett and Ron Pook recently announced plans for their two auction firms to collaborate on select auctions, beginning in the fall of 2016.
Antique Trader is working on a handy directory and guide to assist anyone with an interest in fine art, or has come across a piece of art and wondered about its past and potential value. In addition to expert insight about those questions, the Antique Trader Fine Art Directory and Guide will contain direct...
Esteemed Hot Wheels historian and record-holding collector, Mike Zarnock, offers an updated list of the Holy Grail of Hot Wheels collecting: The Perfect 10.
Images of President Theodore Roosevelt, conservationist John Muir and Yosemite National Park appear on new coins issued in recognition of the National Park Service Centennial celebration.
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.