Dr. G. Marchelos offers a valuable tip about maintaining the authenticity of items to maintain value, such as with the antique Santa Fe Railroad tray produced by Tiffany, and the focus of an Antique Trader subscriber inquiry.
A unique vintage light bulb, featuring a cross, known as a Santuary glow lamp, is explained by Susan Mullikin in a recent Ask the Experts column.
In addition to the age, condition, and content (stories about celebrities of the day) of vintage newspapers, regional appeal is a factor in the value and appeal of vintage newspaper, explains Dr. Anthony Cavo, in the latest installment of Ask the Experts.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Marchelos sheds light on the likely age of one-of-a-kind folk art chair passed down through generations.
Is it a Mission style lamp or is it a flower stand? For that is the question Dr. Anthony Cavo ponders in the latest installment of Ask the Experts.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marchelos offered a bit of horse tack history, as part of his assessment of a reader's leather saddle maker's bench.
Pen and ink drawings depicting various scenes featuring key scenic spots in Philadelphia may have a mysterious origin, reports Anthony Cavo in his latest Ask the Experts column, but their appeal is without question.
There's no question that appeal for a certain collecting interest can drive sales. So much so, explains Susan Mullikin, in her latest Ask the Experts response, that not knowing the identity of an artist, like the one behind a eye-catching Western print, may not deter buyers in the slightest.
With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an...
In response to a subscriber’s inquiry about items he thought might be used for decorating cakes, Dr. Anthony Cavo offers an interesting lesson about die-cut lithographs, in a recent installment of Ask the Experts.