Rocks, gems and minerals are more than simply topics covered in science classes, they are part of an expanding collecting interest, explored by esteemed agate collector Patti Polk, in the new edition of her book, "Collecting Rocks, Gems & Minerals."
In the latest Ask the Experts' column, Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the cross-collectible appeal of a "Moustache Spoon" from the California Midwinter International Exposition (Midwinter Exposition) of 1894, when offering a value.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin offers a bit of basket making history, while assessing a reader's inquiry about an inherited miniature basket.
In a recent issue, historian James Measell outlines glass collecting options. From type and era to maker, Measell explains and illustrates valuable collecting tips.
With music fans, musicians and record companies discovering or re-discovering, as it were, all that is great about vinyl records, the interest in vinyl albums continues to evolve and increase, and the Standard Catalog of American Records is there to serve as a guide to market.
Appearing delicate in nature, bottles are far more durable and dynamic in design than one many think. In the new edition of the Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide author Mike "The Bottle King" Polak explains and illustrates this truth.
In a recent installment of the Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin congratulated a reader on owning a pair of 19th/early 20th century candlesticks.
Dr. Marchelos provides history and market insight related to a Catholic Communion font, in a response to a reader's inquiry to Ask the Experts.
In the latest Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin, shares some gold mining history in her assessment of a subscriber's 20th century scale.
In the most recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony Cavo sheds some light on a woman's inquiry about her trio of Fenton pieces, which includes a piece by an award-winning artist.