I’ve been thinking a lot lately of Captain Costentenus, a wonderfully bizarre tattooed circus attraction of long ago. And of escape artist Harry Houdini. Even counterculture artist Robert Crumb fills my daydreams. You’ll meet these odd historic characters – and I do mean characters – in the newly released Antique Trader...
Finding meaning and emotion in an appreciation for antique and collectible objects is easy and important, according to the editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles price guide.
Ryan Majeske knows a thing or two about Pokémon Cards. He also knows the importance of sharing what you know and striving to be connected to fellow collectors. It's part of why he penned a new book.
One of the most spectacular aspects of collecting antiques and vintage items is the story each item bears. Paul Kennedy discusses this in his latest column.
In the latest Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy talks Depression glass with Pam Meyer, chairperson of the National Depression Glass Association convention.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.
Paul Kennedy’s latest Behind the Spine column explores the inspiration behind Pamela Wiggins’ new book “Collecting with Kids.” You may find that you share some similarities with Pamela, in how you came to appreciate antiques and collectibles.
Eric Bradley, new Director of Public Relations for Heritage Auctions, fields questions from Paul Kennedy, Behind the Spine columnist, about working his way up the ranks, and evolution of the antiques and collectibles marketplace.
Transcending race and culture, Transformers enjoy global appeal. Uber-collector Mark Bellomo shares the stories behind his toy obsessions, as well as some practical advice.
In his latest Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy reviews the lineage of the longest-running antiques and collectibles guide, Warman's, which is the 50th anniversary edition.