Everyone has tales of treasures found and antiquing adventures enjoyed, and in her story of 'Springtime Blues' Sandy Erdman of Winona, Minn. talks about the 100-mile sale and a set of Liberty Blue dinnerware. Erdman's story is one example of the type of stories submitted to the 7th Annual Favorite Finds Contest.
Morphy Auctions continues its expansion efforts, with the recent acquisition of the Advertising, Toy, Doll Division of James D. Julia. The move allows Julia's the opportunity to grow other areas of their business, while ensuring their loyal consignors will be in good hands, explained James D. Julia.
The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) is celebrating 15th anniversary with a Gala Event and Benefit Auction on July 30. The celebration will include a fundraising auction with pieces from many legendary illustrators, with Norman Rockwell’s Portrait of John F. Kennedy expected to be a highlight of the bidding.
Morris, Savonarola, glider, Lincoln and so on. In the July 8, 2015 edition, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the historical roots and usage details that cause us to almost never call a chair by its most basic name.
In his latest Ask the Experts evaluations, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides a quick lesson about 3rd century Chinese scholars and poets in his assessment of a bowl.
Looking ahead to July and a portion of August, the antique auction and show schedule looks promising in many areas of the U.S.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
The late William "Bill" Johnson's lifelong acquisition of unique, eclectic and ordinary items, will come to market July 10-11 and July 24-25. During the two session auction, to be presented by John McInnis Auctioneers, items including Americana, toys, banks, clocks, abandoned railroad cars, and a 1776 tavern will be up for bid.
Thirty-years after the discovery of treasures upon a 17th century shipwreck, a portion of the $450 million trove will come before bidders Aug. 5, during an auction presented by Guernsey's.
Although cherished by each new owner, books that have been dutifully passed down from generation to generation sometimes don’t survive in one piece. Jim “Book Man” Andrews is doing all he can to help preserve literary heirlooms