Preacher in the Pulpit

Ten Things You Didn’t Know: Banks

Manufactured from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s, collectible antique and vintage banks are marvels of ingenuity. Antoinette Rahn compiles a new “Ten Things You Didn’t Know” feature exploring these rare and valuable coin keepers.

Another 'hot spot' among Galax, Va.'s antiques tourism offerings.

The Secret is Out: Antiques tourism is a big draw

Although it may be a secret to a large portion of the population, more and more communities and regions of the country are discovering what collectors and antiques dealers have known for years, antiques are worth traveling for. In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan, examines how the area of Galax, Va....

Melanie Thomas for Antique Trader magazine

Rules of the house rankle some customers

Clearly defining and posting shop rules for all patrons to read reduces the risk of mishaps and misunderstandings. However, The Buck Stops Here columnist Melanie C. Thomas shares examples of how some customers don’t appreciate all the rules.