Letters to the editor

eBay buyers and sellers furious over new fee changes

eBay buyers and sellers rip into the company after it announces another round of fee increases, this time charging a 9 percent fee on shipping charges. The move has longtime and potential customers concerned about the future of the antiques and collectibles business on the online auction site, a market segment which they see...

Ask Antique Trader: Hand-forged lock and key worth $300

Q. Can you tell me what you can about this lock and key? I was given this lock and key in 1970 from a lady who said her parents brought this object to America when they immigrated to this country in the 1920s from Sweden. The parents indicated they had removed the lock from...