Pedal cars can be a great equalizer of people. Many people of various backgrounds and regions remember riding in one, driving one, wanting one, or having one as a child, and for some that continues into adulthood. As vintage and restored pedal cars garner much appeal at auction today, the memories of those youthful...
Once favored gifts for all ages, thimbles have found their way out of long-forgotten sewing baskets and into collections of dedicated enthusiasts. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of 10 fascinating facts about these diminutive needlework tools.
It's been 153 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, in the Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, marking the start of the Civil War. Yet, interest in the historical aspects and artifacts of this war carries on.
Stuart Grannen’s love affair with antiques and artifacts began at the age of seven and has evolved into his life’s passion, prompting him to pioneer the “urban archaeology” movement — which is celebrated and displayed daily at Grannen’s business Architectural Artifacts, and will take center stage May 2-4 during the company’s 2nd Annual Auction...
In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column we explore the life of the late Ansel Adams, considered by many to be the pioneer of modern nature photography. April 22, 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of his death.
We've all heard people say they're a "student of life" or a life-long learner. How true is that for you? One of the things I've enjoyed most about getting older is rediscovering how much I yearn to learn new things.
President George Washington used one, Oscar Wilde rarely went without one, and even Queen Victoria was even seen with one a time or two. It's all about the walking cane or stick, and here are ten things you may not know about them.
North Carolina's Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales is teaming up with Invaluable to offer online bidding, beginning with a series of auctions set for March 13-15.
It will be a celebration of Charleston’s architectural, historical and cultural heritage March 19 through April 18, during the 67th annual spring Festival of Houses and Gardens in Charleston, S.C.
In the latest issue (Feb. 19) of Antique Trader we delve into the festive and fascinating traditions behind Mardi Gras invitations, as well as bold antiques business tips and artistic mastery.