Lonnie Mimms is transforming his interest in early technology, computers specifically, into a destination experience in the Computer Museum of America. Antique Trader contributor Greg Bates recently caught up with him to learn more.
Q I know this may be a long shot to ask you and sorry to bother you. I have my great grandmothers bed and it’s in really rough shape. So I’m restoring it into a bench for my mom (her granddaughter) I came across a couple markings but can’t find out...
Dr. G. Marchelos evaluates a trio of inquiries, including that of an antique pen, a table-top reverse-painted lamp, and a mango serving fork.
Craig Solomonson's appreciation for computer technology took shape as the public first became aware of computers, and that early interest provided countless opportunities to acquire many early systems and meet fascinating people with similar interests. Solomonson looks back on his collecting years.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marcelos fields inquiries about decanters and a dresser identified as a WWI-era chest of drawers.
Jewelry's role in history can be undervalued. Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo teams up with Nancy Schuring, of Devon Fine Jewelry, to examine the sustainability of Georgian period jewelry.
In this Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin addresses two inquiries with evaluations containing history about lighting used in a 'red light district,' and retro canisters with a 'merry' presence.
It's said helping others is a reward in itself. Dr. Anthony Cavo recounts a remarkable reward he received as a teenager, following a few years of helping a pair of homebound neighbors. The reward also prompted a case for Cavo to ponder.
Antique Trader magazine subscribers receive the benefit of complimentary antique appraisals. Dr. Anthony J. Cavo evaluates a historically significant Japanese sword with Marshall Islands provenance, as well as a Limoges porcelain ramekin.