Tin toys, holiday antiques, and doorstops, oh my! Sorry, it was too good to pass up with the unique, scarce, and uncommon examples coming to auction. Seriously though, those three collecting interests are well represented among the majority of the 1,370 lots in Bertoia Auctions’ Signature Auction, Nov. 11-12. Below are...
The Vintage Tulsa Show slated for Sept. 1-3 is expected to draw more than 200 dealers and thousands of shoppers to the Exchange Center.
Did you know the GI Joe line of action figures included a GI Nurse? This action figure came on the scene in the 1960s and will come to auction April 23.
The latest selection of featured ads to appear in Antique Trader features a porcelain auction livestreamed directly from a historic kiln hall; and a popular annual antique and artisan show and sale held a historic village in Ohio, among others.
One of the most valuable pieces of collecting advice (besides collect what you love) is: If an item grabs your attention, pick it up before it's gone. Such was the case for Trader subscriber Lynn Weitz, who shares the tale of missing Superman's call.
Approximately 10,000 LEGO sets have been created over the past 50 years. Brothers Ed and Jeff Maciorowski have written a new book that examines their investment potential.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
Morphy Auctions continues its expansion efforts, with the recent acquisition of the Advertising, Toy, Doll Division of James D. Julia. The move allows Julia's the opportunity to grow other areas of their business, while ensuring their loyal consignors will be in good hands, explained James D. Julia.
The late William "Bill" Johnson's lifelong acquisition of unique, eclectic and ordinary items, will come to market July 10-11 and July 24-25. During the two session auction, to be presented by John McInnis Auctioneers, items including Americana, toys, banks, clocks, abandoned railroad cars, and a 1776 tavern will be up...
A seldom-seen large-version Old South Church 'still' bank is expected to be a standout among more than 1,250 lots of banks and toys coming before bidders July 11-12. About half of the items in the sale, which is being presented by RSL Auction Co., is from the extensive antique toy and...