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.
Iconic moments and people can transform everyday items into extraordinary pieces of history. The Fender Stratocaster guitar played by Jimi Hendrix during the Monterey Pop Festival is one such item, and come June 17-18 a winning bidder will become the new owner of the legendary 'Strat'.
A 1938 model of tombstone radio, made by Zenith, may be music to the ears of bidders during Cordier Auctions upcoming auction.
It’s been a few years, but the Antique Trader Business Directory is back. Anyone operating an art, collectibles, antiques or related business is encouraged to get listed for free.
A 1957 Gibson LG-2 acoustic guitar with a sunburst finish, from an extensive singular-owner collection, is one of several guitars coming to auction Feb. 25 through Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers.
More than 700 lots of entertainment memorabilia, including evening evening gowns worn by Mary Pickford and Marilyn Monroe, photos of Boris Karloff and Jimmy Stewart, and 16mm film of westerns featuring John Wayne are coming to auction March 11 through Potter & Potter Auctions.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
Wayne Jordan sheds some light on the new and controversial California law regarding the sale of autographed memorabilia. Among the wide-reaching points of this law is that it isn’t necessarily limited to residents of California.