Despite our claims to being rational thinkers, the fact is we oft en make important decisions today based on what we have invested in the past. In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan shows us why this isn’t always in our best interest.
A uncommon relic from the famous Hindenburg airline of the early 20th century prompts Ask the Experts panel member, Susan Mullikin, to provide a brief history lesson about the iconic airliner.
In his latest pair of evaluations, Dr. G. Marchelos offers valuable historical details about seldom-seen drawings of a WWII ball bearing factory, in the Ask the Experts column.
John Adams-Graf, editor of Military Trader and Military Vehicles magazines, explains why it’s important to work on an inventory of your collection, which can be as simple or as complicated as you wish to make it.
In the latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan discusses consigning items at auction, and the importance and impact of understanding the ins and outs of the process.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor offers up interesting history brother chair makers, who made bentwood chairs out of beech.
Morris, Savonarola, glider, Lincoln and so on. In the July 8, 2015 edition, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the historical roots and usage details that cause us to almost never call a chair by its most basic name.
In his latest Ask the Experts evaluations, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides a quick lesson about 3rd century Chinese scholars and poets in his assessment of a bowl.
For grown-ups who wish to instill a fondness for reading — and share adventures with young people — don't overlook the power of the comic book.
Although cherished by each new owner, books that have been dutifully passed down from generation to generation sometimes don’t survive in one piece. Jim “Book Man” Andrews is doing all he can to help preserve literary heirlooms