Islander Trading Post, located on Sanibel Island, is more than one of the businesses of this vacation destination, it's an eclectic haven for collectors. Learn more about this seaside shop in the latest Knowing Your Business column.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music,” and the film continues to resonate with fans of all generations. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of Ten Things You Didn’t Know about this family friendly film and the von Trapp family.
Buttons are an attractive collecting option, in part, because it doesn’t take a lot of money to participate. Members of the National Button Society are celebrating National Button Week (March 15-21) in grand fashion, with many regional button events planned across the U.S. for new and old collectors alike.
A lot has changed since Little Golden Books became a staple of childhood almost 73 years ago, but they remain some of the most popular children’s books ever published, as demonstrated in a recent Ten Things You Didn’t Know column.
Lee Parsons' fascination with antiques and collectibles began when he was just a child, and as he grew, so too did his appreciation for antiques. In fact, it's grown into Aether Estate Sales Co., a family-run business.
In the 12 Days of Great Reads blog post, Antique Trader Online Editor Antoinette Rahn, dishes on 12 of her favorite collector books this season.
Although weathervanes certainly played a critical role in weather observations by sea merchants, farmers and others, but today they are popular items of folk art.
It's amazing where our antiquing adventures take us, isn't it? Sometimes we have a destination in mind when we start the day, and sometimes we don't, but we end up finding truly magnificent treasures along the way. To help you plan your next outing, or inspire you for future trips, we've selected some of...
The golden rule of collecting is pretty simple: Collect what you love. Isn't that why many of us get into this hobby/industry in the first place? Recently I was reminded that connecting with what resonates in me, through collecting, is a sound investment in self as well.