Victorian Casino Antiques is aiming to put antiques into the hands of collectors with a new service offering pre-priced collectibles for on-the-spot purchase.
The life story of an antique — where it’s been, who owned it and how it came to be where it is — is known as its provenance. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discusses the importance of heeding an antiques hints about its true history.
There were no bank “bailouts” required at Morphy Auctions’ antique toy auction in the summer of 2013, as collectors snatched up several fine cast-iron mechanical and still bank.
The Red Wing Collectors Society celebrated the 36th anniversary of the group's annual summer convention in July, attracting nearly 1,500 collectors from around the country for four days filled with seminars, socials, and an auction that saw an 8-gallon crock sell for $4,200.