At a time when cowboys were the heroes of 1930s radio programs and later westerns on television, children and adults alike dreamed of the charms of the idolized cowboy life, represented by many things, including cowboy guitars.
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In 2014, it was sixty-nine years since World War II came to an end, and soldiers from around the world returned to their homes, many with 'spoils of war' in hand. Today these relics are among the most sought-after of all military collectibles. Esteemed military historian John Adams-Graf reviews many of the most common...
See what Dr. Anthony J. Cavo has to say, in the latest installment of Ask the Experts, about a reader’s 1965 Barbie Hostess Set; a complete set with all the dainty and delicate pieces Barbie needed to treat guests to an evening of fancy fun.
For one week, every summer, for the past 40+ years the community of Bouckville, N.Y. transformers into a haven for antiques and collectibles aficionados. People come from far and wide to experience Antique Week, set for Aug. 11-17, and in a Q&A with John Mancino, president of Madison-Bouckville Promotions, we learn some secrets to...
In an exclusive excerpt from his book, the “Picker’s Bible,” Joe Willard shares his childhood picking experiences, which served as the impetus of becoming a full-time, professional picker.
Learn how a decades-long friendship between two men brought together by collectible bears lead to one of the men completing the work of his dear friend, all in the name of assisting someone looking for information about bears.
Antique Trader, the national antiques publication delivering news, commentary, and advertising for the antiques market, announces the launch of its 6th Annual Favorite Find Contest.
Using Scott Antique Markets as a font for inspiration and research, new contributor Jessica Munday explores how culturally significant symbols gain immortality through their appearances on historic objects.
The “Antique Trader Favorite Find” Contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest antiques and collectibles auctioneer, runs from July 1, 2014 until 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 30, 2014.