The first of two, possibly three auctions featuring 500 antique toys and banks from the iconic collection of Max Berry, revered collector and ambassador of the collectibles community, will cross the auction block at Bertoia Auctions, Nov. 14-15.
The recent record-setting sale of a pristine copy of Action Comics No. 1 sent the collecting community atwitter, while also offering a clear reminder that when it comes down to it, it's whatever someone is willing to pay for an antique or collectible, at a particular time.
The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) is now offering its comprehensive Core Course in Appraisal Studies online. In addition, the ISA is offering two on-campus courses in Naperville, Ill., this October.
Some of the best places to find the antique or collectible you're looking for, or something you didn't even know you were after, are auctions and shows. Check out some select advertisements from the Sept. 17, 2014 issue of Antique Trader to find an event you fancy.
Summer may be drawing to a close, but there is no shortage of events to satisfy your passion for antiques. Check out the latest selection of antiques auctions & shows ad from Antique Trader.
During Potter & Potter Auctions' Aug. 23 sale, bidders will have the opportunity to get their hands on a unique side of one of magic's masters: Houdini. Among the items once owned by Houdini, now coming to market, is a scrapbook filled with clippings about spiritualism, a focus of Hodini's efforts later in life.
Making international sales is not the same thing as getting items delivered and paid for. Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan shares the facts on eBay’s Global Shipping Program, which may fit the bill for sellers when it comes to successfully completing international transactions.
Gallery records confirm the history of two 19th century paintings, by Americans who studied in Europe, and lay the foundation for growing attraction of these pieces as they headline the Fine Art Summer Auction offered by Witherell's Antiques, July 9-23.
Time certainly flies - especially during summer. As you're adding graduation parties, family vacations, road trips to visit with friends, music or sporting events to your calendar, be sure to check Antique Trader for upcoming auctions and antiques shows.
Be prepared and ready for upcoming antiques auctions, shows and events when you consult the Antique Trader advertiser spotlight for May 23 to July 19, 2014.