Postcards

Antique Trader columns cover a wide variety of antiques

Tips on finding good antique furniture; Q & A’s on what your antiques and collectibles might be worth; antique dolls; art market analysis – you’ll find it all on www.antiquetrader.com. Here are some of our recent antiques, art, and collectibles columns: Furniture Detective: Avoiding phony mahogany Ask Antique Trader: Water cooler found at yard...

Big changes to Antique Trader

As all of our readers — be they collectors or dealers — have changed with the evolution of antiques trade, so have the publications that cover the hobby. Our goal has always been to create a resource that is valuable and useful for all types of buyers and sellers. For the last few months...

Share your ‘secrets to success’

A wonderful, thought-provoking letter crossed my desk the other morning. It was in response to last issue’s regional focus story on Affordable Antiques of Naperville, Ill. [CLICK HERE to read the full article.] The writer liked the article but felt it was missing a few key points that are working for his business. The...

New Antique Trader Sweepstakes Launched Feb. 1

I turned the calendar page this morning, which triggered a reminder for us to launch our February edition of the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes. We’ve got a fantastic prize for the February sweepstakes. Something that I absolutely KNOW our postcard enthusiast readers are going to LOVE. What we’re giving away to the lucky...

Gearing up for another Antique Trader sweepstakes

The January contest to win a copy of Antiques Roadshow Behind the Scenes: An Insider’s Guide to PBS’s #1 Weekly Show by producer Marsha Bemko ends Jan. 31. Starting Feb. 1, enter the Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes to win a four-volume, hardback set of postcard books by Bodleian Library University of Oxford. Included in the...

More antiques article shortcuts

You won’t want to miss these antiques articles: NAA elects first woman vice president Strong demand seen for art pottery Postcard prices realized vary at auction Halloween sees 19th century vampire killing kit sell for $8,800 Fine prints by Picasso, Whistler, Baumann star in Sept. 24 auction New buyers of antique advertising added punch...

Everyone likes shortcuts

… especially if it’s a legitimate shortcut. So here are shortcuts to some of our latest antiques news articles and features: Man turns childhood home into classy antiques shop Talking Sports: A hobby is born during the Great Depression Ask Antique Trader: Unusual adjustable slag glass lamp a real find Don’t be a Duncan...

Halloween features: oldies but still goodies

Here are some classic Antique Trader Halloween features to help get you in the Halloween “spirit.” * Bite into Halloween postcards * Frankenstein in the Modern Era * Vintage Halloween postcards * The treats of trick-or-treat time * Postcards that go bump in the night * Spooky delights: Halloween collectibles * Economy may boost...

The end is near …

.. the end of the Antique Trader October Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes, that is. You have until Midnight Oct. 31 to enter for your chance to win Woodstock: Peace, Music & Memories. Make the most of the time that’s left: come back and enter once each day! Visit http://sweepstakes.antiquetrader.com (or click on the banner above)...