The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
Every day, in every way, there is knowledge to be gained through experience,s and insights gleaned from observing and examining different points of reference. In the Sept. 16, 2015 edition, readers will find a tremendous number of reference points.
Time is running short to submit stories for the 7th Annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds Contest, for a chance to win a $500 auction credit from contest sponsor, Heritage Auctions.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
A select group of 35 dealers will participate in the Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sale, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Sept. 11-13.
Discovery, expansion and survival during the establishment of the American West wasn't for the faint of heart, or weak tools, as Antoinette Rahn shares in this story about frontier accoutrements.
The July 22 edition of Antique Trader is packed with antiques news and valuable information you can use, including a consignment guide, reports editor Antoinette Rahn
The shopkeeper of our online store (KrauseBooks.com) didn't want to let the month of July come to a close without hosting another special sale. Plus, this time she teamed up with shopkeepers of our 'sister stores' to offer the same deal on everything from books about knitting and crocheting to astronomy and vintage cars....
It seems the shopkeeper of our online store (KrauseBooks.com) isn't interested in waiting until November for Black Friday-type savings, as she's decided to launch her own Black Friday in July sale today!
Did you know, although Steiff is frequently associated with bears, the first stuffed toy created by the company was an elephant? In this Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn shares nine more fascinating facts about Steiff.