You never know what you'll find when people open the doors to their homes for an antiques appraisal. In this feature article, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares the story of unexpected finds, including an 1863 blueprint of a Civil War fort, during an assessment.
An American flag recovered by a boatswain aboard a US Navy vessel during the D-Day invasion is starring in the Jan. 28 auction at Milestone Auctions.
A pair of 19th century Levi denim overalls, sporting four pockets — including two in the front, with a watch/coin pocket inside one of the pockets, and a single back pocket, is attracting widespread interest ahead of the Nov. 5 sale at Daniel Buck Auctions.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
The National Civil War Show & Sale is back, and it will host more than 200 dealers with a variety of Civil War artifacts Saturday, Sept. 19 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Ill.
A collection of Civil War artifacts, including an officer’s porkpie slouch and silver-grip presentation sword, preserved by generations of a Pennsylvania family will come to auction on the second day of Morphy Auctions' Firearms Auction, July 24-25.
Hundreds of lots of daguerreotypes, Civil War artifacts, including Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War which sold for $144,000, were among the items to change hands during Cowan's Auctions' 302-lot American History: Live Salesroom Auction.
A 1917 Uncle Sam poster, which sold for $4,425, was just one of several hundred lots to change hands during Willis Henry Auction's first Asian Art and Militaria auction Nov. 16.
It's been 153 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, in the Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, marking the start of the Civil War. Yet, interest in the historical aspects and artifacts of this war carries on.