Ever wonder if your opinion counts, or if your interests or thoughts matter? When it comes to antiques and Antique Trader magazine, the answer is an emphatic ‘Yes!’ See for yourself how your voice can be heard through Antique Trader. Read More +
One collector shares a couple of his collectible forks, while another reader provides clarification on the history of Raggedy Ann and Andy. Read More +
One reader learns how to clean out old stock by using eBay, while another wonders how California’s AB 391 will affect antiques and collectibles shops.: “I read Antique Trader from cover to cover the day it arrives and love it! I would like to comment on the Behind the Gavel article on dead inventory by Wayne Jordan. This summer I discovered a simple way to move the old stock out the door: eBay.” Read More +
Antique Trader readers get advice on how to remove rust from metal without damaging paint and share a problem with eBay’s Buyers Protection program. Read More +
Antique Trader subscribers write to say a recent column on the probate system is offensive, warn collectors about fake Lincoln briefs, cheer a column on Hannes Bok and bemoan the lack of security in most university rare book archives. Read More +
Keeping your antiques shop clean and inviting really will perk up sales I just received my Jan. 4, 2012, Antique Trader and loved the cover story by Zac Bissonnette: “What dealers can do to sell items faster for more money.” … Read More +
A reader raises issues with eBay and another questions Goodwill.com’s shipping practices. Another reader wonders why some dealers brag about how little they spend on their inventory within earshot of their customers. Read More +
Imperial developed Candlewick in 1935. Hundreds of different items were made. Candlewick became the choice of many brides as their wedding crystal. I started collecting and writing in 1978 after discovering this beautiful crystal at garage sales. Eventually I learned that out of all the pieces produced, there was only one piece that had the Imperial logo impressed in the crystal. Researching it was no help. I could not learn how many were produced, when, or why.
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Letter to the Editor: Regarding the Antique Trader (page 14, March 2, 2011, edition) Yes, Barbara Andrews, the Greater Washington Area Historical Society of Washington, Mich., celebrates George Washington’s birthday every year.
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I read with great interest the long letter from the “Antiques Roadshow” guest, giving his perspective on the experience.
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