Collecting Clubs

Haviland collectors to converge on Chicago June 16-19

CHICAGO – Haviland Collectors International Foundation (HCIF) will hold its 20th annual conference at the Embassy Suites, Rosemont, Ill., June 16-19, 2011. Highlights of the conference include special exhibitions, lectures, workshops, Show and Tell, an auction and an all-Haviland Show and Sale open to the public with free admission Sunday, June 19.  Haviland Limoges...

Red Wing Stoneware Collectors Society teaming up with Antique Trader

The Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) is partnering with Antique Trader to promote its 35th annual National Convention in Red Wing, Minn., July 7-9, 2011.  Starting June 1, contestants may enter the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Red Wing collectors prize package: a 2011-2012 annual membership in the...

Heisey Collectors of America to celebrate 40th anniversary

NEWARK, Ohio – The year 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the Heisey Collectors of America (HCA); they will be marking the occasion with a celebration at their national convention June 16-18.  The HCA was formed in 1971 to promote the study and collecting of Heisey glass, produced by the A.H. Heisey Glass Company...

Vintage watch and antique clock collectors offer workshops and 900 tables of sellers, June 8-12, 2011

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Heart of America Chapter, #36, of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, will host the Annual Clock and Watch Collectors Convention at the Overland Park Convention Center, from June 8-12, 2011. This annual convention will see possibly 2,000 members participating in educational programs, displays, clock and watch...

eBay changes fees, pushing sellers to offer free shipping

eBay sellers will be charged 9 percent of an item’s selling price plus the amount the seller charges the buyer for shipping under a major new selling change announced this week. The fee, to be capped at $100, is meant to encourage more sellers to offer free shipping. On the flip side, listing fees...