The issue of finding the perfect wedding gift that plagues wedding guests today was less so in the 19th century, when a bride's basket was the go-to gift. Learn more about bride's baskets and their popularity among collectors.
Issue by issue, subject by subject, source by source, within the Article Index you'll find the basic details that make up each of the 25 issues published by Antique Trader in 2016.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan shares the results of his research and experience involving clearance sales. The advice he shares is not only helpful if you are in the business of selling antiques and collectibles, and are considering an after-the-holidays sale, but, his column is a ‘peek behind the retail...
If, in the midst of your holiday celebrations, you get an itch to check out an antique show or auction, Antique Trader is here to help provide information to keep you in the know, and provide details about where you may want to go.
Finding the right furniture restoration specialist (furniture guy) is as much about what you don't do, as it is about the decisions you do make, states Furniture Detective Fred Taylor.
Paul Kennedy’s latest Behind the Spine column explores the inspiration behind Pamela Wiggins’ new book “Collecting with Kids.” You may find that you share some similarities with Pamela, in how you came to appreciate antiques and collectibles.
An archive of items owned by Thomas Edison, including the keys to his New Jersey laboratory, and six 19th century lightbulbs realized $64,375 at the Dec. 3 auction presented by Heritage Auctions.
As some of the most popular products of the 2016 holiday season demonstrated, the interest in vintage video games and consoles is on the rise, both among collectors and gamers. In this article by Eric Bradley, as part of his book Picker's Pocket Guide -- Toys, the market for vintage video games is growing...
In a recent Ask the Experts column, evaluator Susan Mullikin shares a bit about the Arts & Crafts movement, in reference to a unique punched-top table.
A Committee of Vigilance of San Francisco certificate from 1856 and three 'witching balls', which are examples of Americana, will come to auction Dec. 17-18.