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.
I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
There's a new blog aimed at helping antiques and vintage dealers sell more items and manage their business even better. At ResaleRetailing.com Antique Trader's Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan is offering up tips, advice and tools to help dealers make ever day of business count.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be premiering two new specials to conclude its 17th season: Survivors and Finders Keepers.
Martin Codina's guidebook provides easy-to-follow, how-to advice on what it takes to generate the maximum amount of cash possible from liquidating an estate
While transistor radios may have enjoyed a short production lifespan in the 1950s and '60s, their nostalgic value lives on today through collectors and memories.
Regardless of what types of antiques and collectibles you have, you need to make sure they are protected from burglary or damage from storms.
Michael Jack shares the history of the transistor radio, and discusses the desirability and value of historic, vintage transistor radios, the most collectible of which were made in America from 1955 to 1960 and Japan from 1956 to 1963.
One of the best things about antiques is their ability to preserve and represent the past. A recent installment of Ask the Experts prompted a trip down memory lane that involved Saturday afternoons, a telephone table and lessons in literature.