Small deceptions of style and construction are part of many things, including furniture, as Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains in his latest column. Examples of this quiet undisturbed deception crept into furniture production and marketing at the beginning of the 20th century and has continued unabated since. The seemingly harmless deception...
In a recent Insider Interview, Pat Prince, editor of Goldmine Magazine, a sister publication of Antique Trader, chatted with Dave Thompson, author of the new edition of Goldmine Record Album Price Guide — the premiere guide to vinyl records.
Among the nearly 500 lots scheduled for Witherell's summer auction (July 1-15), is a late 19th century wooden santos (a religious statue) with a high estimate of more than $1K.
Over the last several decades Earldine Ankiewicz has collected a wide variety of items, of things that caught her eye and grabbed her attention. Now, many items of her collection, and some original artwork and hand-made quilts Ms. Ankiewicz herself made, are set for auction June 27.
Thousands of patriotic World War I posters will cross the auction block at Guernsey’s July 8-9. The extensive collection of posters, thought to be the largest of its kind, was amassed by the late Col. Edward H. McCrahon.
Morphy Auctions is expanding once again, with the establishment of an Antique & Vintage Fishing Tackle, Baits & Ephemera department, headed by well-known collector and dealer, Joe Stagnitti.
Antique Trader is once again teaming up with Heritage Auctions to host the 7th Annual Favorite Finds contest. The contest calls on people to share stories of discovering treasured antiques and collectibles, for a chance to win a $500 auction credit at Heritage Auctions.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan takes a close look at the potentially ‘slippery slope’ associated with mis-classification of employees of a small business as contractors. A slope that can lead to penalties, but is avoidable with informed use of proper classification practices.
It's that time of year again. The “Antique Trader Favorite Find” Contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest antiques and collectibles auctioneer, runs from July 1, 2015 until 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 30, 2015. Examine the official rules here.