I’ve been thinking a lot lately of Captain Costentenus, a wonderfully bizarre tattooed circus attraction of long ago. And of escape artist Harry Houdini. Even counterculture artist Robert Crumb fills my daydreams. You’ll meet these odd historic characters – and I do mean characters – in the newly released Antique Trader...
Finding meaning and emotion in an appreciation for antique and collectible objects is easy and important, according to the editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles price guide.
One of the most spectacular aspects of collecting antiques and vintage items is the story each item bears. Paul Kennedy discusses this in his latest column.
In the latest Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy talks Depression glass with Pam Meyer, chairperson of the National Depression Glass Association convention.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.
Paul Kennedy’s latest Behind the Spine column explores the inspiration behind Pamela Wiggins’ new book “Collecting with Kids.” You may find that you share some similarities with Pamela, in how you came to appreciate antiques and collectibles.
Transcending race and culture, Transformers enjoy global appeal. Uber-collector Mark Bellomo shares the stories behind his toy obsessions, as well as some practical advice.
The wonderful and often whimsical world of children's books entrance youth today, just as in the 19th century. In addition to those who enjoy them purely for the tales and adventures, children's literature is a fascinating collecting interest. In this 7 Essentials column, some essential tips and information about children's books...
In his latest Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy reviews the lineage of the longest-running antiques and collectibles guide, Warman's, which is the 50th anniversary edition.
In the latest installment of the Behind the Spine column, Paul Kennedy and friends share a bit about the evolution of America's longest-running price guide, Warman's Antiques & Collectibles.