collectibles

Antiques inheritances affected by 2013 gift tax changes

With the lifetime gift tax exemption scheduled to drop from $5 million to $1 million on Jan. 1, 2013, collectors are scuffling to pass on as much tax-free wealth as possible to their children and heirs. But be careful. When it comes to gifting collections, both collectors and appraisers need to move cautiously.

Antique City Show Norm Schaut

Antique City returns April 14-15, 2012 with new venue, free admission for young collectors

On April 14-15, 2012 Norm Schaut’s huge “Antique City” Fun Fair will be staged at the Lehigh University Fieldhouse in Bethlehem, Pa. Pennsylvania’s largest and most diverse indoor antiques fair will present 250 exhibitors from 32 states offering everything from furnishings to fine art, jewelry to jukeboxes, porcelains and postcards to dolls and trains...