This year marks the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music,” and the film continues to resonate with fans of all generations. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of Ten Things You Didn’t Know about this family friendly film and the von Trapp family.
A favorite family heirloom of a resident of Red Falls, Minn. turns out to be a 19th century 'lollipop' rocker made by George Hunzinger, according to Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, who valued it at $500 in his latest column.
Online forums can be a wealth of business information both good and bad. Wayne Jordan’s Behind the Gavel column explores the pros and cons of advice tendered to prospective antiques entrepreneurs.
It’s often said that knowledge is power, and not only does Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan agree with that sentiment, but he recommends titles no antique dealer’s or collector’s reference library should be without.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos expands on an Antique Trader reader's research into a 19th century lithograph with regional historic interest.
Parents may wonder if the wisdom they share is being heeded by their children, but as author John Adams-Graf explains, some of the most important lessons are learned by observing and respecting the experiences that shape someone else.
In the Feb. 4, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Mary Manion explores the work, inspiration and influence of modern art master Alberto Giacometti in her Arts Markets column. While Giacometti's name may not be as recognizable as his contemporaries, the sculptor’s masterpieces helped redefine modern art and are fetching record-setting amounts at auction.
A lot has changed since Little Golden Books became a staple of childhood almost 73 years ago, but they remain some of the most popular children’s books ever published, as demonstrated in a recent Ten Things You Didn’t Know column.
The mysteries one may find in a box of a parent's stuff is sometimes unimaginable, and such was the case with a curious Ask the Experts inquiry fielded by Anthony Cavo.
The magnetism of France and French culture is undeniable. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein explores French architecture and character, represented in antique and vintage postcards.