In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
Collaboration is the name of the game for the Antique Advertising Association of America, as the club once again teams up with another club for combined convention.
At one time, porcelain signs were the work horses of promotion for businesses and products. Today, those same signs are nearly as good as gold to collectors.
A joint auction slated for Dec. 2-3, featuring an array of vintage toys, banks, advertising items and memorabilia marks the first of a unique collaboration.
A vintage Buckeye Stages System bus depot sign topped $50,000 during the Oct. 7-9 auction presented by Showtime Auction Service.
A pair of 19th century Levi denim overalls, sporting four pockets — including two in the front, with a watch/coin pocket inside one of the pockets, and a single back pocket, is attracting widespread interest ahead of the Nov. 5 sale at Daniel Buck Auctions.
It's not everyday a brand of snack remains a popular treat and source of collectible prizes after 120 years and counting. Cracker Jack is one such brand.
A portion of a seriously large collection of classic cars, petroliana memorabilia and collectibles is coming to auction Oct. 21-23.
One of the leading lots in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates' 978-lot Variety Auction, held Aug. 27, was a seldom-seen Chief Big Moon cast-iron bank.
From dairy tokens and milk cans to milk bottles, cream separators and advertising signs, dairy memorabilia is appealing to a variety of people each driven to dairy for various reasons. Antoinette Rahn explores dairy collectibles in her latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column.