From the editor: Amazon stands to change the antiques landscape; California's dreaded AB 391 passes; Editor steps down from Antique Trader.
Antique Trader readers get advice on how to remove rust from metal without damaging paint and share a problem with eBay's Buyers Protection program.
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...
Antique Trader subscribers write to say a recent column on the probate system is offensive, warn collectors about fake Lincoln briefs, cheer a column on Hannes Bok and bemoan the lack of security in most university rare book archives.
Readers share antiques they buy, sell and trade for free when the subscribe to Antique Trader magazine. Readers want to buy vintage police badges, Miss America travel decals, scale weights and more!
A reader wonders how to identify a Japanese Sumida Gawa bowl and another gets a free appraisal of an odd steel lock box with built-in alarm.
Readers respond to a letter complaining about dealers who brag about lucrative margins, but refute claims dealers rip off customers when making a profit.
Keeping your antiques shop clean and inviting really will perk up sales I just received my Jan. 4, 2012, Antique Trader and loved the cover story by Zac Bissonnette: “What dealers can do to sell items faster for more money.” I agree 100 percent with him about the appearances of antique stores. We moved...
A reader raises issues with eBay and another questions Goodwill.com's shipping practices. Another reader wonders why some dealers brag about how little they spend on their inventory within earshot of their customers.
A subscriber learns what she thought was a German schrank is really a New England step-back cupboard valued at about $3,000 while another learns a Victorian print featuring The Lord's Prayer is worth $50.