collectibles

Antiques Roadshow announces 2013 schedule

Fans of PBS hit show 'Antiques Roadshow' have eight chances to attend episode tappings in 2013. The schedule includes sessions in June through August, and free tickets are available, and selected through a random drawing process.

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.