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.
Glittery vintage platform shoes, an uncommon Chickering concert piano, concert-used instruments, all from the collection Brad Delp, former lead singer of the band Boston, is coming up for auction.
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.
A 1957 Gibson LG-2 acoustic guitar with a sunburst finish, from an extensive singular-owner collection, is one of several guitars coming to auction Feb. 25 through Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers.
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.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.