readers’ letters

Question of the Week: Used gifts?

This week’s Antique Trader question of the week … what do you think? Do you think it is tasteful and appropriate to give an antique or collectible as a gift or does the holiday season encourage you to purchase new items? Send your replies to eric.bradley@fwmedia.com or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique...

Question of the Week: What holds you back?

Many auction houses have an online bidding component that allows you to participate no matter where you live, opening the possibility of purchasing antiques and collectibles that otherwise might not be available in your region. Have you ever taken advantage of an auction house’s online bidding opportunity? If not, what reservations do you have...

Question of the Week: Your predictions for the holidays?

Question of the Week: What is your prediction on how this year’s holiday shopping season will go? Send your replies to eric.bradley@fwmedia.com or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique Trader, 700 E. State St., Iola, WI 54945. Or you can post a reply HERE on the Antique Trader message boards. Personally, I’m going...

Question of the Week: What’s your motivation?

The Antique Trader Question of the Week: Given all the methods of buying antiques, do you attend live auctions for low prices or to enjoy the camaraderie, goodwill and rapport of your fellow collectors and auctioneer? Send your replies to eric.bradley@fwmedia.com or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique Trader, 700 E. State St.,...