Claiming top lot during Fontaine's Auction Gallery's November clock and watch auction was an E. Howard & Company No. 47 wall-hanging astronomical regulator clock – one of only three examples known. The soared to a record price of $356,950.
One of the most revered and seldom-seen collections of political memorabilia will cross the auction block, during four auctions in 2015 and 2016, with the first to be held Feb. 28 in Dallas.
Knowing where to find it, and how to use it, data that online tools provide can tell you whether interest in antiques inventory is waxing or waning — a necessity for sales success, reports Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor praises a reader for making a savvy purchase, by spending $25 for a Colonial Revival table in a combination of the drum table valued at retail price of $200 to $300.
The longest-running map fair in the world, the Miami International Map Fair, will feature displays and dealers with maps, lithographs and land plans, and will offer lectures about cartography, Feb. 6-8.
There's nothing that compares to a good day at an auction or antiques show. Shows and auctions are some of the best places to expand one's knowledge of antiques and collectibles, while enjoying the thrill of bidding and picking, and the selection of auction and show ads in the Jan. 21,...
Art illustrations from three classic children's books, Madeline, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, are each expected to fetch a minimum of $10,000, and are among the expected headlining lots of Swann's Jan. 22 sale.
Impressive silver flatware sets, including a 117-piece set of Reed & Barton “Love Disarmed”, were among the highlights of a three-day auction presented by the New Orleans Auction Galleries .
A late 19th-century National Cash Register is an expected stand-out of a Jan. 31 auction featuring two-generation, 70-plus year collections of a mother-daughter estates, offered by Specialists of the South.