As a collector, you are probably guided by your own tastes rather than the market, but the clever collector is always aware of trends, even if he or she despises them. Read More +
From art glass to Victorian furniture, entry level to advanced, the full scope of antiques and collectibles information is covered when “Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2013” and “Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2013 Price Guide” are paired up. Read More +
Enter your favorite antiques collecting story in the 4th annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds contest for a chance to win a $500 auction credit from Heritage Auctions! This year’s runner-up entry will win a 10-volume reference library courtesy of Krause Publications. It’s free to enter and every participant receives a free copy of the Nov. 14, 2012, cover-dated magazine in which the stories are shared! Read More +
“I’ve never been lost,” said Daniel Boone; “But I was once perplexed for a few days.” It’s said that Boone was a master at staying found. Making his way through the wilderness with nothing more than an incomplete map, a compass, and his own sensibilities, he blazed a trail that thousands would follow from Virginia to Kentucky.
Antiques collectors love old things and these new products make our collections and investments all the more valuable. So we’re asking readers, what are your favorite new products that enhance your hobby? Share them with us and you may win a copy of the 2012 Classic Blues Artwork Calendar.
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Like most collectible areas, the glass market is slowly recovering from tough market conditions. Prices of smalls were off 20 to 40 percent because of the recession. Like the real estate market, glass experienced a bubble of unrealistically high prices. In this excerpt we look at which segments of glass collecting show strength and why the market is less regionalized than it was before the crash.
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The story of the Hummel figurines is unique. It is practically required reading for those with an interest in the artist, her work, and the resulting three-dimensional fine earthenware renditions—the famous Hummel figurines. Read More +
Perhaps it’s not out of place to mention my grandson, Henry, who is absolutely bonkers when it comes to trains. And this book will be his missal, if I may say so. Read More +
This exclusive excerpt is from the newly expanded second edition of Warman’s World War II Collectibles, Identification and Price Guide, by Michael Haskew (Krause Publications, 2010). —Editor. Read More +
Dwight Cleveland’s 25,000 piece movie poster collection might be one of the most famous in the entire world. He says that while poster collecting can take on a life of its own, horror movie posters is a passion by the most voracious and dedicated of collectors Read More +