Antique Trader is producing a special consignment guide and directory, and invites auction houses to participate by submitting contact information for their consignment directors for inclusion in the directory.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
Morphy Auctions is now a coast-to-coast operation, with the recent acquisition of Las Vegas-based Victorian Casino Antiques. The VCA name and brand will remain active, with the VCA team joining the Morphy Auctions family. The first Morphy-VCA collaborative auction is set for Sept. 19-21.
Recently formed Link Auction Galleries, will present its inaugural auction in St. Louis, July 12-13, featuring cast iron toys, advertising memorabilia, and decorative art, among other things.
Victorian Casino Antiques is gearing up for its "3 Days in May" event May 2-4, with 1,800-lots of hard-to-find toys, coin-operated arcade machines, advertising art, gas and oil memorabilia and radio equipment.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.
A cigar lighter, made in the shape of a figural Justice for the World's Fair of 1893, is one of the hundreds of lots pegged to sell at Fontaine's Auction Gallery, March 29.
Phillip Weiss Auctions is kicking off a new year in a new locale, and a jam-packed calendar of auctions, starting with a comics, comic art, sports memorabilia and animation auction Jan. 18.
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.
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.