Catching a glimpse of an American Flyer toy train in a shop window opened the door to the wide world of collecting and befriending other 'train-crazy people,' says Warren Heid.
Chicago Pop Culture Con will bring a variety of comics, toys, gaming, sci-fi, LEGOs, TV/movie memorabilia, superheroes, Steampunk, action figures, and stars to fans in Chicago, Nov. 25-26.
Condition, condition, and condition. It's one of, if not in some cases, the key element in determining value of an object. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor speaks to this in regard to an Empire couch.
Finishing at five times its high estimate, a carved wooden figure of a bodhisattva in the lotus position dating to 17th century China, rose to $60,000 to lead all lots in A.B. Levy's recent Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art Auction.
A retired dentist living in Texas recently turned a pretty profit on a brown basket he acquired 25 years ago in a trade for a pair of spurs and a few dollars. Get the scoop...
Did you know Mickey and Minnie Mouse share the same 'official' birthday? Nov. 18, 1928 is the day, as it is the day the cartoon short "Steamboat Willie" debuted. Learn more fun facts about the famous pair.
Macklowe Gallery is delving into a new chapter in its nearly five decades of serving the interests of the antiques and art community. Second-generation owner Benjamin Macklowe shares more about the company's vision.
From time to time, valuable examples of being watchful when cleaning out undisturbed spaces, come to light. This is one of those stories.
Several examples of early and seldom-seen Murano glass from the Sergio & Yoli Gnesin collection will be presented during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Nov. 25 sale.