A quilt, created during the Spanish-American war, featuring a large eight-point center star and U.S. flags on a green background, embroidered with “War was declared April 22 1898" was among several lots to sell during Garth's Early American Auction, earlier this summer.
Did you know, although Steiff is frequently associated with bears, the first stuffed toy created by the company was an elephant? In this Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn shares nine more fascinating facts about Steiff.
In the latest installment of the Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy and friends share a bit about the evolution of America's longest-running price guide, Warman's Antiques & Collectibles.
John Adams-Graf, editor of Military Trader and Military Vehicles magazines, explains why it’s important to work on an inventory of your collection, which can be as simple or as complicated as you wish to make it.
A 19th century painting of a a Bacchanalian feast, painted by noted Belgian artist Henri-Jules Corneille Groux may command $9,000 at an auction to be offered by John Moran Auctioneers, July 28.
The great grand-niece-in-law of Archibald McMahon, one of the players on The Brooklyn Atlantics team of 1860, is the consignor of a rare team baseball card, headlining Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night Sports Auction, held July 30, in conjunction with the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.
From fish carvings and Stickley furniture to a French plate from President Lincoln's White House service will come to auction, through Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers, July 24-25.
A scarce Ulfberht sword from the 10th century is among the 50 swords, and more than 1,000 lots expected at the Sixth Annual West Point/Garrison, New York Auction, Aug. 8-9. The auction will be presented by Louis J Dianni LLC.
Donald-Brian Johnson discusses the dynamic design of utilitarian spongeware pottery in a recent edition of Antique Trader.