In his latest Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor discusses the benefits that come with understanding “period” furniture and knowing that no matter what anyone tells you, coffee tables are not antiques.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor warns about trusting the information of every source regarding furniture, without considering the source or its agenda.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan explains how blogging just a few minutes each day can effectively leverage both your time and your money.
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.
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....
The world is too complex to completely protect ourselves from financial fraud. However, there are some things we can do to minimize our risk of being defrauded. Wayne Jordan shares several tips in his most recent Behind the Gavel column.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marchelos offered a bit of horse tack history, as part of his assessment of a reader's leather saddle maker's bench.
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.
Pen and ink drawings depicting various scenes featuring key scenic spots in Philadelphia may have a mysterious origin, reports Anthony Cavo in his latest Ask the Experts column, but their appeal is without question.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan illustrates how cooperating with eBay’s liberal refund policies may increase sales — but not necessarily profits.