If you're like a lot of people you may have more than a few decks of playing cards in your house, but did you know they are a historically rich collectible? In a recent Book Review, Antoinette Rahn discusses the benefits of the book "The Collector's Guide to Playing Cards".
The Nov. 25, 2015 edition of Antique Trader is a recipe featuring diverse 'ingredients' rich in nostalgia and collecting advice and information.
Although stories and values vary, passion and resolve are two aspects all contestants of the 7th Annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds Contest have in common.
Manufactured from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s, collectible antique and vintage banks are marvels of ingenuity. Antoinette Rahn compiles a new “Ten Things You Didn’t Know” feature exploring these rare and valuable coin keepers.
Two examples of fine art, one from the 18th century and the other from the 21st century, are among the expected headliners of the Nov. 7-8 auction being presented by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
Did you know that collectors of antiques and vintage items are truly rebel spirits? That may seem like an odd statement, but in the Oct. 28, 2015 edition of Antique Trader, Content Manager and Online Editor Antoinette Rahn explains this truth.
Gen. George S. Patton's prized Patek Phillippe pocket watch will come to auction Oct. 29 through Heritage Auctions.
The team of Antique Trader doesn't subscribe to the idea that there comes a time when we no longer can benefit from learning new things. In the Sept. 30, 2015 edition demonstrates the diversity of things there are to learn about and benefit from knowing.
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.