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After more than eight decades, Shaw's Antiques of Sacramento, Calif. has closed its doors, and on June 12 Witherell's Antiques will bring 500+ items from the shop to market.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
A late 19th-century National Cash Register is an expected stand-out of a Jan. 31 auction featuring two-generation, 70-plus year collections of a mother-daughter estates, offered by Specialists of the South.
A lot has changed since the Green Bay and DePere Antiquarian Society held its first show, 57 years ago. However, what hasn't changed is the wide variety of items and sense of community evident at this popular Midwest antique show.
The organizers of the Marburger Farm Antique Show are gearing up for their next show, Sept. 30-Oct. 3 and creating an atmosphere welcoming to all ages and interests.
The National Button Society's convention theme ('Get Your Button Kicks on Route 66') says it all, as the society prepares for its upcoming national convention and show, Aug. 11-16 in Springfield, Mo.
Whether you're looking to find antiques and collectibles treasures at a show or during an auction (online or in person), the Antique Trader weekly auction and show ads are a helpful resource in planning your strategy.
In an exclusive excerpt from his book, the “Picker’s Bible,” Joe Willard shares his childhood picking experiences, which served as the impetus of becoming a full-time, professional picker.
Did you know the first insurance company to issue a fire mark did so in 1752, and the company — The Philadelphia Contributionship — was founded by Ben Franklin? Learn more about fire marks and today's interest by collectors.