Appearing delicate in nature, bottles are far more durable and dynamic in design than one many think. In the new edition of the Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide author Mike "The Bottle King" Polak explains and illustrates this truth.
In his latest Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy reviews the lineage of the longest-running antiques and collectibles guide, Warman's, which is the 50th anniversary edition.
Anthony J. Cavo’s nostalgic book, “Yesterday’s Bride: Gowns, Weddings & Traditions 1850 to 1930,” is a wonderful compilation of charming historical wedding photos. Each photo is accompanied by analysis and discussion of the fashion of the period, historical facts putting the photos into historical context, and common (and sometimes uncommon) wedding traditions. It’s fascinating...
The memories of special holidays of the past often fill the minds of many this time of the year. In a recent letter, Antique Trader subscriber Sandy Erdman shared one of her favorite stories of holiday memories, involving her husband and sister-in-law.
During a recent antiquing excursion, a friend of Antique Trader's came across a fascinating item, a old yardstick. The new 'find' is focus of historic research.
Approximately 10,000 LEGO sets have been created over the past 50 years. Brothers Ed and Jeff Maciorowski have written a new book that examines their investment potential.
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.
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.
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.