A single-owner lifetime collection of collectible and rare fishing lures, decoys and reels won bidder acclaim in an October 2018 collectibles auction held in Canada.
Pook & Pook is hosting its semi-annual Firearms, Militaria and Sporting Auction Nov. 17 beginning at 9 a.m. The firearms auction will feature 400+ items.
Owner of Sedona’s Clear Creek Trading Company had acquired a massive collection, including art, antique firearms, an antique copper moonshine still, antique axes and more. It is up for bids in a 1,000-lot collectibles auction.
When Don Smith decided to pay $20 for an abandoned storage unit in Peoria, he had no idea that the contents belonged to California U.S. Congressman Henry Ellsworth Barbour nearly a century ago.
You never know what you'll find when people open the doors to their homes for an antiques appraisal. In this feature article, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares the story of unexpected finds, including an 1863 blueprint of a Civil War fort, during an assessment.
As 2018 gets underway, the 22nd season of Antiques Roadshow greets viewers of PBS' long-standing hit show. Ahead of the viewing of the Green Bay, Wis. tour stop you can enjoy a behind-the-scenes report, courtesy of Antique Trader.
A Winchester Model 1866 rifle with a connection to the Civil War soldier for whom Ricketts Glenn State Park is named topped all lots during Cordier's Dec. sale.
Winchester, Colt, Parker, and more legendary makers will be represented in Rock Island Auctions' Dec. 1-3 Premiere Firearms Auction. Among the headliners is a Henry rifle with silver gilding, and a Colt revolver presented personally from Samuel Colt, himself.
A historic Revolutionary War musket, a Brown Bess — the first model of its kind to bear the Winchester name — is coming to auction Nov. 18 through Pook & Pook, Inc. with an estimate of $10,000-$15,000.
An American flag that flew during the landing on Gold Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy, is among the items coming before bidders during Rock Island Auction Co.'s September Premiere Firearm Auction.
An American flag recovered by a boatswain aboard a US Navy vessel during the D-Day invasion is starring in the Jan. 28 auction at Milestone Auctions.
A stunning 1873 Winchester rifle First Model, boasting unique features including relief engraving, finished at $529,000, to lead all lots during Rock Island Auction Co.'s December 2016 sale.
More than 2,700 lots of antique, collectible and military firearms and related items will cross the auction block Dec. 2-4 through Rock Island Auction Co.
Two paintings by noted French expressionist painter Rouault, each expected to realize upward of $20,000 each, are among the 250 paintings featured in Eldred's Aug. 3-5 auction.
Leading the pistol portion of Pook & Pook's firearms and militaria auction, May 21, is a pair of John Lambert Queen Anne pistols, with intricate silver wire inlays, and detailed engraving.
A Winchester Model 1886, serial number 1, and accompanying presentation watch and chain, with a significant connection to the history of the American West is estimated at $500,000 to $750,000 heading into Rock Island Auction Co.'s April Premiere Firearms Auction.
Kramer Auction Services presented a variety of antique and vintage firearms at auction Dec. 5, including a Weatherby rifle that fetched $6,700.
Among the 3,000 firearms coming to auction Dec. 4-6 at Rock Island Auctions is a scarce Colt “Buntline Special” single action army revolver, circa 1882, with skeletal shoulder stock ($50,000-$75,000).
An intricately engraved long rifle a rare, signed Peter White version, is one of several rifles and handguns in Pook & Pook's Nov. 14 auction.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
A collection of Civil War artifacts, including an officer’s porkpie slouch and silver-grip presentation sword, preserved by generations of a Pennsylvania family will come to auction on the second day of Morphy Auctions' Firearms Auction, July 24-25.
Collectible firearms from many of the most popular makers, along with military models and thousands of curio and relic firearms are coming to auction April 24-26, 2015 at Rock Island Auction Company.
A Pairpoint Puffy yellow rose table lamp is expected to be among the highlights of a two-session antique estate auction totaling more than 500 lots and featuring rare and collectible firearms, duck decoys, stoneware, pottery, and lighting, at Fontaine's Auction Gallery on Jan. 31.
Famous and sometime infamous lawman Wyatt Earp left behind an unmatched Old West legacy, represented in revolvers and memorabilia during J. Levine's "Summer Quarterly Auction," set for July 31.
A silver tea set comprised of seven hand-chased, Richelieu pattern pieces is one of the hundreds of lots set to cross the auction block June 22 at Kaminski Auctions.
A small 18th century block front mahogany chest, soared past its presale estimate to a final price of $73,160 at Willis Henry Auctions' March 29 sale.
This February treat yourself to the opportunity to fall in love with something new, during one of three auctions at Garth's Auctions, set for Feb. 7-8 and Feb. 14.
A variety of Native American pottery, tools and collectibles, and antique rifles will cross the auction block Feb. 1 during Cordier Auctions' multi-estate auction.