As part of Antique Trader’s mission to introduce collecting to a younger audience, we offer you the first installment of – and update to – Frank Farmer Loomis’ popular book "Secrets to Affordable Antiques: How To Buy More For Less!" This exclusive series will run for the next several issues and on www.AntiqueTrader.com.
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The global downdraft is hitting the world’s economies with a speed and ferocity few imagined possible just months ago. But that gloom and doom found a silver lining at Dargate Auction Galleries’ winter auction sale … Read More +
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, N.J., will host its 7th Annual Ocean Grove & Greater New Jersey Antique Postcards, Books, Advertising & Paper Collectibles Show & Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2009, Read More +
The city of Baltimore is honoring one of its own literary legends, Edgar Allan Poe not with the mere naming of a street, a library or a school, but by hosting a year long celebration called “Nevermore 2009.” The name references the famous line from Poe’s classic “The Raven,” a highly-sought after and rarely seen selection among collectors. Read More +
With a few weeks left before the arrival of a new year the big “R” word is starting to filter into conversation. No, not the words red, ribbon or Rudolph, the word that comes right after a rousing rendition of Aud Lang Syne, RESOLUTION. According to many hot-pick resolution lists a great way to better one self, achieve some goals, and learn something along the way is to pick up a hobby – and among the hobby suggestions is to start collecting. No news to you, but a great reminder to share the hobby with others and to explore new items to focus your collecting efforts on. Read More +
The complete set is a valuable addition to any library. Anyone strolling into almost any large antique bookstore has a good chance of finding the 50-volume set titled The Harvard Classics. Read More +