Author Archives: Antoinette Rahn

Antoinette Rahn

About Antoinette Rahn

Antoinette Rahn is the former 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.

Milne's At Home Antiques booth

Dealers offer art, antiques at NY Botanical Garden event

BRONX, N.Y. — The New York Botanical Garden’s 2018 Garden Art & Antiques Fair opens with a Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale on Thursday, May 3, from 6-8 p.m., and continues through Sunday, May 7. The Fair takes place at the Garden and continues with a weekend-long celebration featuring the...

Planning for National Postcard Week 2018

I realize it may seem a little early to be planning for National Postcard Week (NPCW). Especially since it doesn’t take place until May 6-12. However, I figure it’s never too early to get a jump-start on something fun and exciting. National Postcard Week Celebrates Mail Greetings Once again Team Antique...

8 premiere presidential and political lots to watch

Did you know Teddy Roosevelt's journeys are the subject of a vintage board game? Or, that Abraham Lincoln helped change the 'face of presidential campaigning'? These are just a couple of the fascinating facts represented by objects in Heritage Auctions' Feb. 24 political memorabilia auction.

WANTED: Museum and roadside attraction recommendations

Past experience has taught us the Antique Trader audience is a great source of recommendations to help all of us enjoy antiquing even more. This time around we're looking for recommendations regarding the most uncommon and delightful museum and roadside attraction you've seen or hope to one day see.