Collecting

The Green Factor: New show bets on vintage fashion collectors

Available at shop.collect.com BURBANK, Calif. — Continuing their long tradition of organizing specialty shows, Caskey Lees has announced a new vintage costume jewelry and vintage fashion event scheduled to debut July 10 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank. More than 60 exhibitors will showcase collections offering everything from new, vintage and estate gold and gemstone...

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...

John Bell covered butter crock, circa 1850, sells for $1,700

This John Bell covered butter crock sold for $1,700 at the Horst Auction Center of Ephrata, Pa., Jan 22, 2011. The circa 1850 antique stoneware crock is signed “John Bell / Waynesboro” and measures 8 inches in diameter by 5 inches high. Its lid measures 9-1/4 inches in diameter by 1-3/4 inches  high. The...