In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, a vintage florist's sign and hand-made blanket both carry interesting histories, and may bring their owners thousands, according Dr. G. Marchelos's.
The Curt Swan cover art for Action Comics #309 helped rewrite the record books at Hake’s when it closed at $112,015 at the Nov. 19-21 auction at Hake's, which finished with total sales of $1,346,848, the highest-grossing auction since the company’s launch in 1967.
Russian bronzes, Ivory pieces, Chinese items, including this bronze jeweled case, and many pieces of fine art found favor with bidders of the Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches Inc.'s autumn auction.
Check out the vast array of antiques auctions and shows on the near horizon when you consult Antique Trader's weekly auction and show ads section.
Topping all lots in a Show Time Auction Oct. sale that saw $1 million in sales was a coin-op Pepsin Gum dispenser, that topped $57K before the gavel fell.
Deciphering truth from the tales surrounding fire marks (the metal badges that identified various fire departments or brigades) can be tricky, until now. Robert M. Shea and the Fire Mark Circle of the Americas take you inside the truth.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor dishes on the history and popularity of Victrola clones, past and present, while answering reader questions about the musical device.
"Do your homework," is a good piece of advice for many things in life, including consigning antiques and collectibles, advises Wayne Jordan, in his column.
With a record number of dealers and attendees, the Indy Antique Advertising Show was operating on all cylinders this fall, which marked the first (and definitely not the last) year of participation in the show, by members of the Road Map Collectors Association.