Did you know one of the earliest forms of bobbleheads, known as German nodders, were first produced in the late 19th century and were ceramic? Enjoy nine more interesting facts about bobbleheads in this 10 Things You Didn't Know column by Karen Knapstein.
By analyzing business benchmarks, Wayne Jordan discusses points to help “used goods” dealers determine whether they fared better – or worse – than the industry average.
What better way to celebrate love and friendship than by sharing century-old Valentine postcards, which in many cases, can be had for less than the price of a Hallmark card. In her most recent Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines this popular theme within the time-honored collecting interest.
Dr. Marchelos provides history and market insight related to a Catholic Communion font, in a response to a reader's inquiry to Ask the Experts.
One of the things that can make identifying a piece of furniture from the 1930s-40s difficult, is the fact that styles were often mixed during this period, explained Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, in his latest column.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines the topic of business plans, and if they are a must for small businesses or a myth.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan takes a serious look at the often humorous world of online business marketing using memes.
The shape of the crest rail of a chair and the type of bolts used to hold it together offer some clue as to the age and use of the chairs, explained Furniture Detective, in his assessment of a reader's inquiry about what were thought to be ice cream parlor chairs.
Dr. G. Marchelos offers a valuable tip about maintaining the authenticity of items to maintain value, such as with the antique Santa Fe Railroad tray produced by Tiffany, and the focus of an Antique Trader subscriber inquiry.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains a bit of history about a baker's table, which a reader inquired about, thinking it was a Hoosier cabinet.