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Who influences your love of antiques?

Ask any number of people with an appreciation for antiques and collectibles how they came to love items of the past and it's a good bet many will credit another person with serving as the influence.
Restored 1930 Parker Debutante fountain pen

Fountain pen restoration requires patience, delicate touch

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Greg Schiek, proprietor of AntiqueDigger.com, restores American made fountain pens from the early 1920s to the late 1950s. Fountain Pen Restoration Work Fulfilling He says most of his restoration work is on Parker, Sheaffer and Waterman fountain pens. Restoring a fountain pen, in many cases, is meticulous...

Celebrating six playthings turning 60

Sixty years is a long time. However, as we all know, some things definitely get better with time. Although not many sixty-year-old toys may still have the shine of newness, the nostalgia they evoke is timeless. Take these six toys turning 60...