Independent antiques appraiser and dealer Susan Mullikin, who is a graduate of the Asheford Institute, appraises the value of a Confederate anthem.
This trio of new books explore the relics, military badges and uniforms of World War I and World War II.
Rock Island Auction Company (RIAC) has been hinting since late last year that 2019 promised to be a special year. A glance at the special items in the firm’s May 2019 Premiere Firearms Auction confirms it.
In the firm’s April 13 auction, Daniel Buck Auctions will be offering almost a dozen vintage Levis and Lee jean pants and jackets.
An important Russian bronze may sell for as much as $120,000 during an Eldred's auction scheduled for April 5-6 in East Dennis, Mass.
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.
Donley Auctions, an auction house in Northern Illinois, has announced an upcoming auction of Guns and Military items including more than 300 grenades.
An antique Bowie knife with a storied provenance which includes Davey Crockett and the earliest Winchester M1 rifle are just two of the many historic military arms headlning an 'unriviled' collection set to sell Sept. 12.
We never know when an item of everday use, when tucked away for decades, may turn out to be a nostalgic treasure.
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.
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.
A selection of awards and medals presented to the late British acting icon Sir Christopher Lee will come before bidders Nov. 1 through Spink auction house.
Antique Trader magazine subscribers receive the benefit of complimentary antique appraisals. Dr. Anthony J. Cavo evaluates a historically significant Japanese sword with Marshall Islands provenance, as well as a Limoges porcelain ramekin.
In some instances, the phrase 'limited edition' equates to a higher price. The good news, according to Steve Evans, is that's not the case with belt buckle collecting.
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.
In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
A pair of surgical amputation kits used during the Revolutionary War by the man who would go on to found the Harvard Medical School sold for $104,147 during RR Auction's July auction.
Dr. Alan York's collection of philately and numismatic specimens includes many scarce examples related to some of the most defining moments in world history. A segment of this collection is coming before bidders May 19 through Roland Auctions.
It’s been a few years, but the Antique Trader Business Directory is back. Anyone operating an art, collectibles, antiques or related business is encouraged to get listed for free.
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.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
Nearly 870 lots of historically significant objects relating to the life of President Abraham Lincoln debuts Sept. 17 in Heritage Auctions’ Lincoln and His Times auction.
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.
An intricately designed Civil War sword, presented to Brigadier General Eli Huston Murray and possessing a unique provenance, is coming to auction July 28-30, during J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's sale.
Collectors of many interests lost a true ally and long-time ambassador recently, with the passing of esteemed hobby publishing pioneer Chester "Chet" Krause.