The recent discovery of several unique items related to icons of American history, including a spoon made by Paul Revere, are among the headlining objects in a diverse sale set for June 2-3 through Kaminski Auctions.
In the course of evaluating an inquiry from a reader regarding vintage postcards from Asia, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo saw the opportunity to explore the subject in more detail.
Gentleman, lifelong student, revered authority of antique toys, and exemplary family man and friend are some common characteristics used to describe Rich Bertoia, who passed away Dec. 19. He was 62.
It's been six decades since two rare 1918 “Inverted Jenny” airmail stamps were stolen from the exhibition of a private collection, but the search continues, as a reward of $50,000 for each of the stamps was put on the table recently.
Not only are stamps functional and practical, they are often affordable collectibles, and wonderful pieces of art. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column you’ll discover a few fascinating facts you may, or may not have known about stamps and philatelists (those who collect stamps and study postal history).
Ninety-five years after making history, the Inverted Jenny stamp, or at least an alternate version, is making history again in a new U.S.P.S. campaign.