An intriguing journey of a bejeweled medal from the hands of Harry Houdini to David Copperfield is the subject of a new episode of "Strange Inheritance."
Collectors of many interests lost a true ally and long-time ambassador recently, with the passing of esteemed hobby publishing pioneer Chester "Chet" Krause.
CollectorCorkscrews.com is gearing up to present its next auction April 15-May 1. This follows a successful November auction that saw a 1876 Centenial (sic) corkscrew sell for $1,200.
The new mobile app i20Junkin is helping create more robust antiquing excursions for collectors traveling through six southern states, and creating more engagement for antiques businesses located along the I-20 route.
The Michigan Depression Glass Society's recent 43rd annual show drew collectors with traditional interests, as well as people seeking unconventional decor options.
The golden rule of collecting is pretty simple: Collect what you love. Isn't that why many of us get into this hobby/industry in the first place? Recently I was reminded that connecting with what resonates in me, through collecting, is a sound investment in self as well.
Santa Claus is a jolly old elf beloved of children and postcard collectors, but some artists of the early 1900s gave him a less than sentimental image. Even when they got the beard and costume right, they didn’t picture him as someone you’d want in your living room in the middle...
JMK Shows is celebrating its 40th year in the antiques show management business. The very first show was staged in June 1972.
A visitor to G. West “Westy” Saltonstall’s office could be forgiven for thinking he had mistakenly stumbled into a small gallery of maritime Americana. While marine-oriented, Westy's esoteric nautical collection ranges from old cigar boxes to paintings to clocks and reflects his love of country, Old Ironsides and his Boston family...