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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.
Uncommon U.S. bank note and collection of seldom-seen Canadian Jubilee stamps are headlining a May 29 sale at Phillip Weiss Auctions.
March 29 and 30 collectors have the opportunity to scope out the 45th Annual Guilford Antiques Show in search of treasures, while helping benefit the Hyland House Museum.
The Pawn Stars team is looking for the next awesome thing to come into their shop, and you may have it. The show is holding a casting call of sorts, for the chance to be part of the show and possibly sell your item.
There's a new blog aimed at helping antiques and vintage dealers sell more items and manage their business even better. At ResaleRetailing.com Antique Trader's Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan is offering up tips, advice and tools to help dealers make ever day of business count.
The return of The Holiday Antiques Show is poised to help collectors and dealers ring in the new year in South Florida Dec. 28-29, with a wide variety.
A variety of props and memorabilia related to the world of magic, including several pieces belonging to the legendary Harry Houdini himself will enter the market Dec. 12, during a 260-lot sale at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.
Deciphering truth from the tales surrounding fire marks (the metal badges that identified various fire departments or brigades) can be tricky, until now. Robert M. Shea and the Fire Mark Circle of the Americas take you inside the truth.