Before digital communication a paper or cardboard poster with a simple message of a favorite band coming to town was all it took to spread the word. Today those same concert posters continue to generate excitement, especially among collectors.
In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
Iconic moments and people can transform everyday items into extraordinary pieces of history. The Fender Stratocaster guitar played by Jimi Hendrix during the Monterey Pop Festival is one such item, and come June 17-18 a winning bidder will become the new owner of the legendary 'Strat'.
A 1938 model of tombstone radio, made by Zenith, may be music to the ears of bidders during Cordier Auctions upcoming auction.
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.
Hollywood garments and memorabilia associated with late actor Patrick Swayze, as well as items from his personal collection, will come before bidders April 28-29 through Julien's Auctions.
More than 700 lots of entertainment memorabilia, including evening evening gowns worn by Mary Pickford and Marilyn Monroe, photos of Boris Karloff and Jimmy Stewart, and 16mm film of westerns featuring John Wayne are coming to auction March 11 through Potter & Potter Auctions.