The mysteries one may find in a box of a parent's stuff is sometimes unimaginable, and such was the case with a curious Ask the Experts inquiry fielded by Anthony Cavo.
Ushered by progressive master craftsmen, Fulper Pottery’s transition from producing practical wares, to creating enduring decorative Arts & Crafts designs, is an unlikely journey of which collectors are sometimes unaware.
Do you recall those days of youth when you'd pour over the pages of the holiday catalogs, circling items, referring to specific pages while making your holiday wish lists (and checking it twice)? If so, you're not alone. We posed a question about memories of holiday catalogs (wishbooks) and a few readers shared their...
Enjoy a special inside peek at the new book "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985" in the latest Behind the Spine blog post.
No one enjoys losing value on an investment, especially when it’s preventable. In a special feature, Ask the Experts columnist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares advice for avoiding lost value on art and antiques by protecting pieces against environmental hazards.
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.
It’s been a full year of antiques and collectibles news, stories, how-to advice, reader comments and auction highlights. Access the articles you’d like to read again.
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...