Did you know when shipping glass two boxes are always better than one? Or cotton gloves used when drying cut glass helps prevent dull finger prints? These tips can be found in this guest column by Vickie Matthews.
In this Classic Trader archive spotlight, Lou W. McCulloch discusses various romance and Valentine's related collectibles from the past.
The auction and collecting community lost an ambassador and authority recently, with the passing of Don Presley, owner of Don Presley Auctions.
Coverlets came into 'fashion' in the U.S. early 19th century, and at one point were more common than quilts in American homes. Check out the most recent Ten Things You Didn't Know column to learn more about jacquard coverlets.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
The memories of special holidays of the past often fill the minds of many this time of the year. In a recent letter, Antique Trader subscriber Sandy Erdman shared one of her favorite stories of holiday memories, involving her husband and sister-in-law.
In so many aspects of life, we are all part of communities. Within many of those communities exists the opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the greater good, simply by participating. During this holiday season, the editors of Antique Trader offer thanks for all who are part of this community.
During a recent antiquing excursion, a friend of Antique Trader's came across a fascinating item, a old yardstick. The new 'find' is focus of historic research.
The Nov. 25, 2015 edition of Antique Trader is a recipe featuring diverse 'ingredients' rich in nostalgia and collecting advice and information.
Did you know that collectors of antiques and vintage items are truly rebel spirits? That may seem like an odd statement, but in the Oct. 28, 2015 edition of Antique Trader, Content Manager and Online Editor Antoinette Rahn explains this truth.