Author Archives: Toni Rahn

Toni Rahn

About Toni Rahn

Antoinette (Toni) Rahn is the online editor and content manager for Antique Trader. She has a penchant for collecting petroliana, vintage advertising items, Irish collectibles and general Americana. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Tom.

Lon Chaney Sr. _London After Midnight

Ten Things You Didn’t Know: Lon Chaney Sr.

Compiled by Antoinette Rahn He’s “The Man of a Thousand Faces” and one of the most prolific performer of the silent-film era. Enjoy a few fascinating facts about Lon Chaney Sr. and a clip from “The Phantom of the Opera”….   Lon Chaney Sr. – Movie Maestro 1 Long before the advanced movie-making magic...

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know: Margaret Tafoya

Collectors eagerly pursue Santa Clara Pueblo pottery by Margaret Tafoya. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn illustrates how truly amazing it is that pieces originally sold for $5 are now often commanding four or more figures.