With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about...
A select group of 35 dealers will participate in the Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sale, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Sept. 11-13.
During her Antiques Roadshow experience, Antique Trader subscriber Vikki Eilts spoke with two people who were enjoying their first Roadshow tour stop.
A 50 percent jump in the quantity of auctions, a nearly 70 percent increase in the number of unique bidders, 40 percent growth in gross merchandise sales, coupled with several technological advancements led to a record breaking second quarter of 2015 for Invaluable.
The shopkeeper of our online store (KrauseBooks.com) didn't want to let the month of July come to a close without hosting another special sale. Plus, this time she teamed up with shopkeepers of our 'sister stores' to offer the same deal on everything from books about knitting and crocheting to astronomy...
It's that time of year again. The “Antique Trader Favorite Find” Contest, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest antiques and collectibles auctioneer, runs from July 1, 2015 until 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 30, 2015. Examine the official rules here.
As a fellow member of the antiques and collectibles community, I know you dig deals. That's why it's imperative you check out the Friends & Family Summer Event at our bookstore.
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.