LONDON – The Art Loss Register (‘ALR’) recovered three high-value, historic coins, that were stolen from a FedEx package en transit from New York to London 10 years ago.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Dealers at the 11th annual elegant and depression glass show held in Nashville, Tenn., July 17-18, were pleased with sales.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Townsend Promotions, Inc., is pleased to announce the Star of the North Antique Show will be returning this weekend (June 25-27) to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Townsend promoters hear many, many positive comments from customers and exhibitors about the show as well as the location and, of course, the free...
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Townsend Promotions, Inc., is pleased to announce the Star of the North Antique Show will be returning this weekend (June 25-27) to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
Q This dry sink has a lid and dovetails on the drawer that are handmade. How old is it, and what is it worth?
— F.Z.M., Newmanstown, Pa.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – More than 400 lots of quality merchandise, consigned by local estates and prominent collections, will be sold at auction May 31, promptly at 10 a.m., by Flowery Branch Auction & Antiques, located at 5540 Atlanta Highway.
Q My mom, who is 93, inherited this pair of glass ducks years ago. As you see, they have glass eyes. A paper inside read “1885-1893, Brackenridge Ballfield. 1885-1893, Challinor Taylor.” What can you tell me about them and the value?
Q You seem to know about Fenton. I do not and I would like to know what to do with this lamp, and its value. All I know is it is the ruby or cranberry daisy and fern pattern. It’s quite large, about 8 inches in diameter and fluted at the top, and about...
CHICAGO – Hundreds of people hurried under their umbrellas to be the first shoppers through the door at the 2010 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois’ Glass-O-Rama Show and Sale, March 13-14. Dealers wrapped customers’ purchases non-stop for hours as the “collectors on a mission” busily wrote checks for their newly acquired treasures.
Antique Trader editor Eric Bradley answers reader questions about their antiques, regarding history and value.