Just because something looks like something else, or even is described as 'looking like,' or being in 'the same style as,' an authentic item, it doesn't always mean it is. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains the tricky attribution pit, and how to avoid it.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan sheds light on the misconception of the 'Retail Apocalypse' of 2017, which he explains - with supporting evidence - is really a shift back to small business.
Sometimes the best piece of advice is 'leave well enough alone,' or it may cause regret. That seems to be one lesson to glean from a recent Ask the Experts column.
Promotion is the name of the game when it comes to getting a business in front of potential customers, and advertising specialities are an viable option.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines the education-marketing approach implemented by Total Wine and discusses the opportunity that exists for antique dealers to mirror this business model.
In this assessment of three Ask the Experts reader inquiries, Dr. G. Marchelos speaks about awareness and timing when it comes to the value an item may command.
Late-night fire alarms, wicked ice storms, and convention attendees celebrating with wild abandon, are some of Melanie Thomas' less joyful road memories.
In a recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides insight about value and interest in vintage tax forms and a single bookend.
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.