Antiques Stories

Martin Codina and Karen Knapstein team up on Peddler Hour

On July 23, Martin Codina of Fine Estate Sales and Liquidation and I had the opportunity to talk with Debra Santavicca during her online radio show, The Peddler Hour. Based in the Philadelphia area, Santavicca provides a national buy-sell-trade platform and takes the opportunity to introduce and talk to experts in various antiques and...

The Green Factor: New show bets on vintage fashion collectors

Available at shop.collect.com BURBANK, Calif. — Continuing their long tradition of organizing specialty shows, Caskey Lees has announced a new vintage costume jewelry and vintage fashion event scheduled to debut July 10 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank. More than 60 exhibitors will showcase collections offering everything from new, vintage and estate gold and gemstone...

Museum-quality Prairie Schooner Conestoga wagon brings $12,500

Bidders from nine states and Quebec, Canada, descended on Garner Auctioneers‘ May 27-28 auction of Americana, wrenches, walking plows and horse drawn equipment and carriages. The Carrollton, Ohio, firm said the auction required three rings selling at the same time on both days. The May 27 sale featured one ring devoted entirely to Winchester...