In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor provides an enlightening explanation of the dumbwaiter and its role in proper service of guests.
The theme of Wayne Jordan's latest Behind the Gavel column is 'retail will prevail', and as always he shares supporting statistics and practical insight.
The subject of a recent Ask the Experts inquiry, a political cartoon of President Johnson by Jim Berryman, prompts an intriguing response from evaluator Dr. Anthony Cavo.
A reader's inquiry about a unique set of meerschaum pipes prompt Dr. G. Marchelos to provide a brief history lesson, in the latest Ask the Experts column.
In light of the recent announcement of the new eBay Authenticate program, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan examines some public questions and concerns.
Dr. Anthony Cavo points to the lack of expected wear and tear, as an indication of a 'supposed' 400-year-old box being less-than-authentic, in his latest Ask the Experts column.
Organized and accessible data is at the core of many antiques and collectibles operations today, specifically auction houses. With that, selecting the right type of database for a businesses' needs requires examination and consideration, and Wayne Jordan has a few bits of advice.
A recent letter from a reader prompts Furniture Detective Fred Taylor to share potentially life-saving reminder involving replacement of locks on Lane cedar chests.
For many people, a successful antique or collectible transaction is about price. However, it's not necessarily about haggling, but more about negotiate, explains Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan.
The issue of finding the perfect wedding gift that plagues wedding guests today was less so in the 19th century, when a bride's basket was the go-to gift. Learn more about bride's baskets and their popularity among collectors.