In the latest Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin, shares some gold mining history in her assessment of a subscriber's 20th century scale.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan takes a serious look at the often humorous world of online business marketing using memes.
The Knapp Animal Learning Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds will be transformed into the Antiques Spectacular Feb. 5-8.
Looking ahead to upcoming auctions and shows, the Antique Trader featured auction and collectibles ads from around the country.
A nearly 'larger than life' weathervane, in the shape of a fireman, may finish at more than $125,000 during James D. Julia's Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction, Feb. 3-5.
Morphy Auctions brought forth an extensive collection of fishing tackle of varying types, more than 550 lots in all, in the firm's first antique fishing lures and tackle auction. Taking top lot honors was a Moonlight Dreadnought bait and box by Paw Paw, which sold for $29,280.
In the most recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony Cavo sheds some light on a woman's inquiry about her trio of Fenton pieces, which includes a piece by an award-winning artist.
One of the most valuable pieces of collecting advice (besides collect what you love) is: If an item grabs your attention, pick it up before it's gone. Such was the case for Trader subscriber Lynn Weitz, who shares the tale of missing Superman's call.
In its efforts to help educate the public in the value and identification of perfume bottles, the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) has implemented a new enhancement to its website called “What is it? What is it worth?”