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blue RS Prussia bowl

Bidders pursue blue RS Prussia porcelain

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Three blue RS Prussia marked bowls – each one boasting a portrait and scenic décor of one of the four seasons – sold as single lots for a combined $33,000 at the Part 1 sale of the lifetime collection of RS Prussia antique porcelain of the late John...

Antique Trader Favorite Finds

2018 Favorite Finds Contest Rules

F+W Media/Antique Trader 2018 Favorite Finds Contest July 15, 2018 through September 30, 2018 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OFFERED ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“U.S.”), AGED 16 YEARS OR OLDER....

Patinated bronze horse

Fine, decorative art auction reveals modest estimates

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers announces two Aug. 21 Studio auctions. They include a Studio Decorative Art auction at noon and a Studio Fine Art auction at 4 p.m. The catalogues include a wide selection of fresh-to-the-market art and objects at a variety of approachable estimates. The majority of pieces...

Signed Masters flag

Masters flags flying high among golf collectibles

By George Petro Masters flags auction results; reprinted with permission from the Golf Collectors Society, The Bulletin, June 2018 Golf collectibles at auction Hands-on live auctions in the United States and Great Britain, and the Golf Collectors Society shows, once were the primary collector learning centers. Today, the images and descriptions...

Growing Market Alert: Focus on eyewear

Did you know the first examples of eyewear reportedly date back to 13th century Italy? Even though a lot has changed since those early years, eyewear continues to draw looks. Antique Trader contributor Jessica Brown explores the topic of vintage eyewear.