Sometimes, for no other reason than to say “I’m thinking of you,” people send a card. Print Editor Karen Knapstein discusses how postcards fit the bill in the past, and how these vintage greetings can become special gifts today.
Paperweights are prime examples of miniature artwork. Meticulously crafted by glass makers for centuries, a selection of paperweights that recently sold at auction — through Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, was featured in the April 27, 2016 edition of Antique Trader.
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This coming April 12 is the 155th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. In the most current Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Karen Knapstein examines some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the American Civil War.
Did you know one of the earliest forms of bobbleheads, known as German nodders, were first produced in the late 19th century and were ceramic? Enjoy nine more interesting facts about bobbleheads in this 10 Things You Didn't Know column by Karen Knapstein.
Anthony J. Cavo’s nostalgic book, “Yesterday’s Bride: Gowns, Weddings & Traditions 1850 to 1930,” is a wonderful compilation of charming historical wedding photos. Each photo is accompanied by analysis and discussion of the fashion of the period, historical facts putting the photos into historical context, and common (and sometimes uncommon) wedding traditions. It’s fascinating...
What better way to celebrate love and friendship than by sharing century-old Valentine postcards, which in many cases, can be had for less than the price of a Hallmark card. In her most recent Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines this popular theme within the time-honored collecting interest.
Whether you remember reading an article in Antique Trader in 2015, but forget which issue, or you're looking for helpful details about a myriad of topics discussed in the pages of Antique Trader in 2015, the Article Index can help you track down the information you seek.
Chic Antiques of Columbia, S.C., reports the theft of an uncut sheet of Confederate fractional notes. The Confederate currency is valued at up to $2,000.
Although lavishly illustrated, "Mangle Boards of Northern Europe" is no vanity picture book; it is an authoritative composition of substance and significance created by combining the author’s own analysis and observations with previous mangle board research.