One of the most spectacular aspects of collecting antiques and vintage items is the story each item bears. Paul Kennedy discusses this in his latest column.
In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers an insightful lesson in reading hallmarks to identify and assess silver heirlooms.
Using social media to market your business isn't about focusing on you. That may seem odd, but it's really about posting relatable information that hits home with people, advises Wayne Jordan, in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
It's been more than nine decades since the first motel opened its doors to weary road travelers. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines the emergence of motels and their postcard presence.
A reader's inquiry into the identity of her family's googly eyed doll nicknamed the 'hate doll' generates a detailed historic assessment by Susan Mullikin.
In one of his most recent Behind the Gavel columns, Wayne Jordan discusses the methods and mindset to use when dealing with affluent customers.
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.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines the increase of 'added fees' becoming part of some business operations.
Paint job, tires, size and driver figure of a toy race car are clues to the age of the toy, but the conflicting information leads more questions than answers.