The team of Antique Trader doesn't subscribe to the idea that there comes a time when we no longer can benefit from learning new things. In the Sept. 30, 2015 edition demonstrates the diversity of things there are to learn about and benefit from knowing.
Pen and ink drawings depicting various scenes featuring key scenic spots in Philadelphia may have a mysterious origin, reports Anthony Cavo in his latest Ask the Experts column, but their appeal is without question.
There's no question that appeal for a certain collecting interest can drive sales. So much so, explains Susan Mullikin, in her latest Ask the Experts response, that not knowing the identity of an artist, like the one behind a eye-catching Western print, may not deter buyers in the slightest.
With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an...
In response to a subscriber’s inquiry about items he thought might be used for decorating cakes, Dr. Anthony Cavo offers an interesting lesson about die-cut lithographs, in a recent installment of Ask the Experts.
A uncommon relic from the famous Hindenburg airline of the early 20th century prompts Ask the Experts panel member, Susan Mullikin, to provide a brief history lesson about the iconic airliner.
In his latest pair of evaluations, Dr. G. Marchelos offers valuable historical details about seldom-seen drawings of a WWII ball bearing factory, in the Ask the Experts column.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers a bit of soapstone history in his assessment of a reader's vase, which he values at $100 to $150.
In his latest Ask the Experts evaluations, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides a quick lesson about 3rd century Chinese scholars and poets in his assessment of a bowl.
Susan Mullikin, member of the Antique Trader Ask the Experts team, offers a quick history lesson about the switch from lead to manganese in glass making, in her response to a reader's inquiry.