carnival glass

Pa. dealers launch street fair to promote antiques

Don’t miss this on Saturday. Antiques dealers and enthusiasts in Quakertown, Pa., are banding together Saturday, July 18, to launch a street festival around collecting and enjoying antiques and collectibles.  “Rock the Corners” features food, line dancing and “bargains galore” for collectors and casual buyers. The day long event is scheduled for the corner...

I’ll make that bid!

As many of you know (at least those of you who follow Antique Trader on Twitter and Facebook), editor Eric Bradley and I showed up at the same auction last Saturday. It was a multiple-estate and consignment auction held in Weyauwega, Wis., at the Liebe auction facility. There were crocks galore (some in “barn...

Star of the North will shine soon

Star of the North antique show at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds June 26-28, 2009. The antique show will be held in the Education Building located near the entrance of the fairgrounds. According to their press release: The Star of the North has something to offer for every collector from beginning to advanced.  You will...

Portable Pricing for Hot Wheels and McCoy

Affordably priced, hundreds of color photos, up-to-date secondary pricing, all in a book you can easily tote to shows, shops, or rummage sales. What’s not to love? That’s what you get, and so much more, with Hot Wheels and McCoy Pottery, the newest additions to Krause Publications’ Warman’s® Companion series.

Books received: Warman’s Carnival Glass

“Warman’s Carnival Glass Identification and Price Guide” 2nd Edition, by Ellen T. Schroy: With its unusual combination of coloring and iridescence, carnival glass stands out on any collector’s shelf.

The Remember When Antique Show

The temperature is below zero again here in Wisconsin. I would LOVE to be in sunny Nevada to attend this show … If you read through it, I think the press release author had Arizona on their mind, though. The “Remember When” antique and Collectibles show to be held in the beautiful convention center...