Michael Jack shares the history of the transistor radio, and discusses the desirability and value of historic, vintage transistor radios, the most collectible of which were made in America from 1955 to 1960 and Japan from 1956 to 1963.
NEW ORLEANS – On July 26-28, 2013, New Orleans Auction Galleries achieved $2.3 million during its summer estates auction, offering 1,600 lots of antique and contemporary fine art, sculpture, furniture, lighting, silver, estate jewelry, couture handbags and more. “What made this sale so exciting and outstanding was the large number of...
All the material goods in our lives, from safety pins to houses, can be divided into three value categories: the Transient, the Durable and Rubbish.
For Forrest Mendenhall, the son of a dairy farmer who found his calling amidst the bid callers back in the day, life has been a true adventure of living and learning — something he continues to share with each new batch of students.
It will be a one-stop shop for collectors of antiques Oct. 4-5 during the Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Fall Show, with 58 dealers from across the Midwest displaying.
Former Buffalo soldier and renowned African-American artist Dox Thrash's work, including a gouche portrait, during Elite Decorative Arts Oct. 5 sale.
An unrivaled lot of Revolutionary War items is expected to be among the top lots at the Printed & Manuscript Americana auction Oct. 10 at Swann Auction Galleries.
Gordon S. Converse & Company is hosting an 'East Meets West' auction Oct. 4, and among the expected highlights is an 18th century Swiss 'clock watch'.
In an expanded installment of Ask the Experts, Asheford Institute of Antiques graduate Dr. G. Marchelos sheds light on the true identity of what was thought to be a chestnut roaster, which in fact turns out to be a cast iron garden decor item worth a possible $350.