Charming characters or cunning scoundrels, either way, these historic and fiction characters make an appearance among antique Toby jugs. Learn more about these character ceramics.
By Antoinette Rahn Colorado resident Ken Mueller is an unapologetic fan of P.B.J. Before you start wondering what peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have to do with collecting, let me explain. P.B.J. etc. stands for “Pins,” “Buckles” and “Jewelry.” This clever moniker is what Mueller uses when describing his collection. A...
Are you planning an antiquing road trip for the near future or next year? You've probably considered and double checked the essentials, but have you put any thought into your road trip music playlist? May we offer a few suggestions...
Mike Ivakovich, long-time auctioneer, appraiser, and host of "What's It Worth? Ask Mike the Appraiser" radio program, shares a description of an antiques dealer in a recent Readers' Letter.
Sometimes the discovery of a collecting interest comes as a surprise. Case in point a recent letter from an Antique Trader reader and our newest postcard penpal.
During the latest 'Tiquing on a Tankful event, guest contributor Sandy Erdman recounts her autumn antiquing excursion along the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Ask any number of people with an appreciation for antiques and collectibles how they came to love items of the past and it's a good bet many will credit another person with serving as the influence.
It may not be an 'age-old question' per se, but whether souvenir ruby glass should be identified as flashed or stained is a topic of debate. One Dr. Anthony J. Cavo takes on.
In Southwestern Wisconsin, at the highest point overlooking the Mississippi River, you'll find an uncommon and totally engrossing destination devoted to collectibles and nostalgia, at Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum.