antiques and collectibles

Picker's Bible, 2nd

Considering core elements of a picking philosophy

Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of someone who picks items antiques and collectibles with the intention to flip for profit? Author Joe Willard shares some elements of picking philosophy, which can easily apply to other areas of life.

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Auction house marks 90th year

The same year Alex Cooper Auctioneers opened its doors the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway, the first Little Orphan Annie-strip appears in NYC Daily News, and a then 2 1/2-year-old Judy Garland made her show business debut. A lot has changed in the 90 years since the Maryland auction house began serving the antiques...

Antique Trader Favorite Finds 2014

From the Editor: Celebrating sentimental Favorite Finds

The annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds issue is here, with the arrival of the Nov. 26, 2014 issue. The stories – submitted by readers from various regions of the U.S. — are captivating, inspiring, entertaining and informative. The Favorite Finds contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, results in an issue that also serves as a...

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Antique Trader issues archive at your fingertips

Today, just as it did when it began in 1957, Antique Trader keeps you abreast of the happenings in the antiques and collectibles community with unparalleled attention to detail. From entertaining and informative cover stories and intriguing and insightful columns, to thorough previews and highlights of auctions and shows, the events of the antiques...