Enjoy a special inside peek at the new book "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985" in the latest Behind the Spine blog post.
The golden rule of collecting is pretty simple: Collect what you love. Isn't that why many of us get into this hobby/industry in the first place? Recently I was reminded that connecting with what resonates in me, through collecting, is a sound investment in self as well.
The Outdoor Channel premieres a new reality show (The Gunfather) on Oct. 1, about the day-to-day happenings of am East Coast-turned-Montana family specializing in custom firearms.
The recent record-setting sale of a pristine copy of Action Comics No. 1 sent the collecting community atwitter, while also offering a clear reminder that when it comes down to it, it's whatever someone is willing to pay for an antique or collectible, at a particular time.
In "Looking for Me: A Novel" it's easy to see why the main character, Teddi Overman, chooses to surround herself with antiques, where the past is more storied, than messy - which is often the case with human history. However, in the course of the novel Teddi travels back down the road to path...
In 2014, it was sixty-nine years since World War II came to an end, and soldiers from around the world returned to their homes, many with 'spoils of war' in hand. Today these relics are among the most sought-after of all military collectibles. Esteemed military historian John Adams-Graf reviews many of the most common...
Today, just as it did when it began in 1957, Antique Trader keeps you abreast of the happenings in the antiques and collectibles community with unparalleled attention to detail. From entertaining and informative cover stories and intriguing and insightful columns, to thorough previews and highlights of auctions and shows, the events of the antiques...
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.