Kitchen Antiques

Now’s the time to invest

This week’s issue had a few articles devoted to ‘affordable’ collections as well as a column on how to collect without cash.The two themes were the subject of this week’s editor’s note. They reminded me of our current economic crisis and how it should not deter veteran and novice collectors from getting out and...

Regional collectors club conventions

American Cut Glass Association Annual Convention to be in Vienna, Va. The American Cut Glass Association will hold its ACGA Annual Convention on July 24-26, 2009, at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner Hotel, in Vienna, Va. The convention gives ACGA members a great opportunity to learn about glass and extra time for sight-seeing...

New Antique Trader sweepstakes launches today

Yes, that’s right! Your chance to enter for the fan-bird carving and postcards has passed. But don’t worry … we’ve launched another sweeps starting today, June 1, that runs until the end of June. This month we’re taking sweepstakes entries for the Price Guide to Holt-Howard Collectibles and related ceramicware of the ’50s and...

Feature articles from the latest issue of Antique Trader

Check it out all: Ask Antique Trader: Shedding light on dolphin lamp Light My Fire! Zippo the first name in lighters Chair tourist attraction opening in Stone Mountain Village Hey buddy, got a light? (collectible vintage lighters) Life down on the farm—Farm collectibles (share your farm memories with us … and if you collect...

This week’s Antique Trader

Here’s a peek at the cover:   As you can see, this week we have features on farm collectibles and vintage lighters. And, we have a bonus feature on Zippo lighters! Click on the magazine cover to go to www.antiquetrader.com and read these great antiques and collectibles features and much, much more.  

AntiqueTrader.com article links

Hello shortcut lovers! Here are quick links to some of this week’s Antique Trader articles: Former owner gets carried away with old mill From accident to innovation: Celebrating the craftsmanship and artistry of ancient Roman glass Ask Antique Trader: Seldom-seen Cincinnati dog table is valuable Victorian piece The mischief makers (naughty children on postcards)...

Falling in love with old paint

A few years ago I had the chance to pick up a set of three painted cupboards. I remember thinking $400 was a lot to spend on these three less-than-perfect pieces. But I thought about it for a few days and ended up buying them. Two of the cupboards (I know some of you...

FREE online classified ads

Collect.com offers free classified ads Everyone wants to get something for nothing, and now that’s possible, thanks to Collect.com’s free classified ads. “The classified ads are completely free — no gimmicks, no strings attached and no limit to the number of classified ads that can be placed,” said Dianne Wheeler, the community leader for...

How much are these cookbooks worth?

Just how much are these cookbooks worth? Well, it really doesn’t matter, I guess, because someone’s going to win them for free! Yes, that’s right — FREE! You see, for the March Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes, we’re giving away a selection of cookbooks along with the Antique Trader Collectible Cookbooks Price Guide. I...