Oct. 28, 2015 Trader

From the Editor: Celebrating rebels with a cause

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.

Melanie Thomas for Antique Trader magazine

Buck Stops Here: ‘Wall of Shame’ seems like a fair idea

Remember going into stores as a kid and seeing copies of bounced checks pinned to the wall behind the cash register? They were fairly common because they were effective at discouraging bad checks and getting customers to make good on their debts. In the latest installment of her Buck Stops Here column, Melanie Thomas...

Victorian gold and turquoise thimble

Ten Things You Didn’t Know: Thimbles

Once favored gifts for all ages, thimbles have found their way out of long-forgotten sewing baskets and into collections of dedicated enthusiasts. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of 10 fascinating facts about these diminutive needlework tools.