Decades before people captured every moment of vacation on a camera, or a smartphone, there were picture postcards. Karen Knapstein turns to her own collection of scenic postcards to reminisce about a childhood trip in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
On-site country auctions can be a boon for pickers because it weeds out a lot of buyers who are only mildly interested in what the sale has to offer.
Check out the inaugural installment of a new column, Postcard Ponderings, written by Antique Trader co-editor Karen Knapstein, as she explores her passion for postcards.
At $26 for 26 issues, Antique Trader is a smart investment for a magazine that’s packed with informative and entertaining information on antiques and collectibles.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.
Water Street Vintage offers a wide variety of antiques and collectibles at reasonable prices, including antique and vintage furniture, decor, antique glass and ceramics, sporting collectibles, stoneware, and upcycled art.
Did you realize we're in the midst of carnival season, and Mardi Gras is just a few weeks away? Within all the revelry of this season are many many secret traditions, including the highly-sought after Mardi Gras invitations.
I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
By their very nature volunteer fire departments were organized around protecting people and property, without a second thought about whether the property ablaze had an insurer’s fire mark. However, it’s long been the focus of myth that some are working to end.
The kugel is a traditional blown-glass ornament originating in Central Europe. Becoming popular in the United States in the late 19th century, these dynamic and delicate decorations continue to charm people the world over.