Odd Antique News

Huge vintage Coca-Cola collectibles auction canceled

Schackmann, Inc., of Effingham, Ill., has canceled it’s highly anticipated Jan. 29 Coca-Cola auction. The company, which handles many large estates and personal property auctions each year, said the decision to cancel the Teutopolis, Ill., sale was due to circumstances beyond the company’s control. Another major antiques and collectibles sale is scheduled April 9....

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: DIY art restoration? NOT!

Bread, garlic, onions and potatoes may sound yummy if you’re hungry, but some people believe that they can clean works of art with them. Here is their reasoning: each of these foods has moisture in them to pick up water-soluble dirt without getting the painting wet. However, these foods also leave behind bacterial residue,...

$25,000 reward for help recovering stolen Giaquinto antique fine art

Robert Wittman Inc. has asked Antique Trader for its help in recovering “Spring” and “Summer,” important oils by Corrado Giaquinto, which were stolen June 1, 1960 from a private home in Washington. A reward of up to $25,000 has been offered for information resulting in the recovery of these stolen works. Shown at left...

Enter to win one of two American Pickers Season One DVD sets

Starting Jan. 1, we’re giving contestants of the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes a chance to win one of two copies of American Pickers: The Complete Season 1 DVD set Join Frank and Mike on their cross-country adventures with your very own copy of the American Pickers: The Complete Season 1 three disc set....