The harrowing experience of Civil War Union soldier Capt. H.L. Estabrooks, the inspiration behind “Adrift in Dixie," as explained in a rough manuscript is coming to auction.
A prehistoric clay pot effigy of a human head is among the lots vying for bidder interest during Helm Auction, Inc.'s April 14 tribal auction.
The inclusion of the fleur de lis design and the scene depicting a woman and a man in a period setting and dress, aid in evaluating and assessing a reader's tea set, explains Ask the Experts panelist Susan Mullikin.
It's that time of year again: National Postcard Week. Well, it's exactly NPCW week, yet. However, it never hurts to start planning for participating in this enjoyable event. Team Antique Trader is thrilled to be unveiling the design of our 2018 NPCW postcard.
Retail losses from theft equals about $50 billon dollars each year, reports Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan, citing a report by TIME. In an effort to combat some of this loss, Wayne shares some tips to hopefully thwart shoplifters.
You never know what you'll find when people open the doors to their homes for an antiques appraisal. In this feature article, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares the story of unexpected finds, including an 1863 blueprint of a Civil War fort, during an assessment.
In this Ask the Experts inquiry, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo fields a reader's question regarding what was thought to be a cream can. Cavo not only discussed the difference between cream can and milk can, he provided regional history of the can's origins.
A Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl commanded 100 times it's high estimate price when it soared to $200,000 during Nye & Company Auctioneers first auction of the year.
Swann Auction Galleries is bringing a bevy of fine art selections to market April 5, including a striking a charcoal portrait entitled, "O'Freedom."