Here’s a first look at our March 19 issue, a special for the Atlantique City Antiques Show, which is owned by Trader’s parent company, F+W Publications. It’ll be a glossy front with an extra 5,000 copies distributed at AC on … Read More +
APPROXIMATELY 175 PIECES OF AMERICAN ART POTTERY STOLEN HILLARD, OH – Between 3:15 P.M. on Monday, February 25, 2008, and 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, approximately 175 pieces of American Art Pottery were stolen from Belhorn Auction Services, … Read More +
Disgraced former Antiques Roadshow appraiser Russ Pritchard entered a guilty plea in a Bucks County, PA court yesterday, and is now on the hook for $6,800 to a woman he bilked when he sold her heirlooms and never paid up. … Read More +
Large glass theft from an antique mall in Stillwater, MN. I hope they catch the person who did this. If you’re in the MN region, meaning the upper Midwest, beware someone peddling several thousand dollars worth of Carnival glass. Stories … Read More +
Here’s your weekly sneak peak at the upcoming Trader, that literally just went to press.
Kristy at Here Be Old Things, one of my favorite NYC blogs, sounds off on art thieves and how stupid most of them have to be. I couldn’t agree with her more, and have railed against the fools before. After … Read More +
Bad things do happen, even to antiques people and even in the South. This is a story from a Nashville TV station – Newschannel 5 – about a guy whose rental was broken into, in Nashville, and who had … Read More +
Good for the Brits! If the U.S. would police and regulate traffic in stolen antiques more often than we might have less of a problem with scammers hurting dealers at shop shows and auctions. Check out the story here.
This was sent to me too late to get into the print version of Trader, but sounds like a good sale for a good cause, from Motley’s, in Richmond, VA. Richmond Auction House Sells Jewelry Seized In City Drug Bust.Proceeds … Read More +
As we like to do around here, just a li’l sneak peak at the 2-27 cover.