There's no retiring for Civil War dealer Jay Thomas. He's still happy to be brokering deals and selling historic artifacts.
Learn how antique shop owners can engage customers and increase sales using the Small Business Saturday effort.
In this Furniture Detective column Fred Taylor tackles three reader inquiries about dissolving wood glue, examining repair details to assess age, and modern history of Hitchcock chair design.
In this Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin addresses two inquiries with evaluations containing history about lighting used in a 'red light district,' and retro canisters with a 'merry' presence.
Much of today's holiday shopping atmosphere is about sales - best deals. In this Behind the Gavel column Wayne Jordan warns sellers against markdown mania without first running the numbers.
It's said helping others is a reward in itself. Dr. Anthony Cavo recounts a remarkable reward he received as a teenager, following a few years of helping a pair of homebound neighbors. The reward also prompted a case for Cavo to ponder.
Did you know the 'first' road/traffic signs were erected in Ancient Rome? Things have changed quite a bit since then, yet in some ways remain the same. Learn more from this '12 Things You Need to Know' article.
Antique Trader magazine subscribers receive the benefit of complimentary antique appraisals. Dr. Anthony J. Cavo evaluates a historically significant Japanese sword with Marshall Islands provenance, as well as a Limoges porcelain ramekin.
Insights from the award winning interior design firm Roman and Williams may boost your confidence for choosing furnishings.