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Secrets to Savvy Collecting: Share the benefits of antiques

As part of Antique Trader’s mission to introduce collecting to a younger audience, we offer you the second installment of Frank Farmer Loomis’ popular book “Secrets to Affordable Antiques: How To Buy More For Less!” (Krause Publications, 2004). This exclusive series will run for the next several issues, as well as appear on

Springfield Antiques Show & Flea Market draws the crowd

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Besides acres of quality and diversity, dealers and shoppers found perfect weather for the Springfield Antiques Show & Flea Market, Sept. 17-19 although there was a big storm that blew through Sept. 16 when the dealers were in line (and selling to early bird shoppers).

Royal Bayreuth teapot, Roseville vase collections contain rarities

WICHITA, Kan. – A pair of premier collections – the Steve and Gloria Zak collection and the estate of Louise Hefling – will be sold without reserve (everything goes, regardless of price) at an auction scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita.

Why buy a repro when you can get the real thing?

My eyes just about bugged out of my head. Glancing through a mail order catalog recently there they were: More than four pages worth of “vintage charm for your home.” A major national catalog retailer has picked up a line of reproduction “Depression-era glassware” and has it on sale for just a few bucks....