On-site country auctions can be a boon for pickers because it weeds out a lot of buyers who are only mildly interested in what the sale has to offer.
In an exclusive excerpt from his book, the “Picker’s Bible,” Joe Willard shares his childhood picking experiences, which served as the impetus of becoming a full-time, professional picker.
The “Antique Trader Favorite Find” Contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest antiques and collectibles auctioneer, runs from July 1, 2014 until 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 30, 2014.
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...
At $26 for 26 issues, Antique Trader is a smart investment for a magazine that’s packed with informative and entertaining information on antiques and collectibles.
Water Street Vintage offers a wide variety of antiques and collectibles at reasonable prices, including antique and vintage furniture, decor, antique glass and ceramics, sporting collectibles, stoneware, and upcycled art.
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.
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.
When was the last time you took a good look at your family vacuum? You may never have, but the next time you do consider the history of this modern marvel of cleaning. Until then, enjoy this exploration of some of the most sought-after models of vintage vacuums.
In the Feb. 5, 2014 issue of Antique Trader you'll delve into the world of vintage advertising, pick up some valuable tips about managing antiques inventory, learn a little something about head fiddles, and get the inside scoop on upcoming antiques shows and auctions.