Santa Claus is a transcendent figure indeed, one that is known – in some form or other – in most corners of the “civilized” world. How many, however, can actually say that they’ve actually seen the jolly old elf?
Never let it be said that Antique Trader readers aren’t a diverse lot, as these pages have shown in the past few months, and as this week’s letters show again.
It was my sincere hope, after last October and this close to Christmas, to not have to pen another word about Barry Bonds until he was ceremoniously denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
When it comes to photography, technology is certainly the great equalizer. We can take pictures on our cell phones, with our big fancy digital or ultra-thin super high-tech cameras that we can slip into our shirt pockets and go casually on our way.
With change comes purpose. It’s a universal truism, indisputable. The universe is in constant flux as, it seems, so are people. Change is everywhere, everyday.
Will the number 756 ever be as hallowed in sports memorabilia circles as the number 755? According to a number of industry experts, probably not.
Ever wanted a little place to call your own, somewhere you could get away from the grind of everyday life in the big city or the bustling ‘burbs?
While global reach is the trademark of so many mega-auction houses in the world today, it is the personal touch that has led to the rapid rise of Quinn’s Auction Galleries and Waverly Rare Books, formerly Waverly Auctions, in Falls Church, Va.
When the Oct. 20-21 edition of Atlantique City comes in a couple weeks, Caroline Ashleigh – Antiques Roadshow personality, expert appraiser and owner of her own business, Appraise Your Art – will be back for her third year.
When it comes to the world of antique toy auctions, there is one name that usually is the first on the lips of most collectors: Bertoia.