Long before he was the star of cable television’s No. 1 new show, Mike Wolfe built a career scouring America’s forgotten cachés to fuel the industrial style movement. Read More +
On Aug. 6, 2009, Antique Trader’s Karen Knapstein spoke with Rick Harrison of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas and co-star of History’s Pawn Stars. Read More +
NEW YORK – Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are once again searching the back roads, junkyards, and filled-to-the-brim barns in America for “rusty gold.” With an average of 3.8 million total viewers per episode in its first season, American Pickers, … Read More +
Antique Trader readers discuss “Do you think the show American Pickers helps or hurts the antiques business?” among other "questions of the week."
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Antique Trader readers discuss “Do you think the show American Pickers helps or hurts the antiques business?” Read More +
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are American pickers. The two have built a career cruising through back roads scouring barns, garages, people’s homes and, yes, even dumpsters, searching for strange, unusual and attractive antiques and collectibles. Read More +
We had a great time talking with Rick Harrison of HISTORY’s Pawn Stars last week. He gave us a new-found respect for the pawn business. Here’s part I of our interview with one of the co-owners of the Gold & … Read More +
Before the credit card explosion in the 1950s, pawnshops were a neighborhood’s answer to easy credit with few questions. Pawnshops and pawn brokering have been around for thousands of years and it was an important aspect of the economic foundations … Read More +
LAS VEGAS – Rick Harrison was playing Antiques Roadshow before Antiques Roadshow was cool. For the last 21 years, his father’s Las Vegas pawn shop saw all manner of quirky characters looking for some history and value behind their antiques, fine art and collectibles. This is Antique Trader’s exclusive interview with Harrison as his show "Pawn Stars" takes off and becomes a fixture in the antiques and collectibles television show line up.
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