Those who wore a diving helmet while making a living or serving our country were as brave as our imaginations allow them to be. And sometimes more so.
Did you realize we're in the midst of carnival season, and Mardi Gras is just a few weeks away? Within all the revelry of this season are many many secret traditions, including Mardi Gras invitations.
When speaking about chamber pots, commodes and careless mistakes, the “careless mistakes” are probably not what you might imagine.
The world of antiques has always been fertile ground for mystery writers. “A Killing in Antiques: A Lucy St. Elmo Mystery" stars an antiques dealer who heads to Brimfield.
At Christmas time, stores fill their shelves in the Yuletide section with wooden toy soldier nutcrackers depicting a character in The Nutcracker ballet. But, there are many more types of nutcrackers available.
It's may be hard to believe, but it has been 20 years since the adventures of Harry Potter and his magical pals cast a spell on the young and young at heart. A new book by author Eric Bradley takes a unique approach to Potter appreciation, through memorabilia and collectibles.
Do you have to be a character to collect character dolls? Not necessarily, but it doesn't hurt.
If you are in Portland, Oregon and you catch a glimpse of a woman elegantly dressed in period clothing, with a stunning hat to top the ensemble, don't worry that time has escaped you, it's simply Lu Ann Trotebas, the owner and executor of the largest hat museum in the U.S.
"The Last Chord" series of postcards, from Bamforth and Company, is the product of inspiration from an early 20th century song by the same name, according to an assessment by Ask the Experts panelist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo.
Wedgewood pottery, in operation since the mid-18th century, has brought many iconic motifs and objects to market. Among those was its lusterware line, driven by the designs of Daisy Makeig-Jones.
Dr. Anthony J. Cavo, a regular contributor of Antique Trader, admits that lamps aren't his 'thing,' and yet among his latest acquisitions are 11 lighting devices. Can you relate to this collecting experience? Learn more about what drew Anthony to these lamps.
In this Eye on Entrepreneur profile, Jeremy Schneider, owner of Lost and Found Collectibles, discusses cast iron cookware and more with Antique Trader contributor Sara Jordan-Heintz.
As part of the estate of an East Coast decorator a collection of 75 antique and vintage watches, including an antique American Waltham open-face pocket watch, will come before bidders March 14 through Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
There is an abundance of elegant and exciting fashion accessories present in Heritage Auctions' March 25 and March 26 auctions. Here are six that caught Antoinette Rahn's eye...
Did you know Teddy Roosevelt's journeys are the subject of a vintage board game? Or, that Abraham Lincoln helped change the 'face of presidential campaigning'? These are just a couple of the fascinating facts represented by objects in Heritage Auctions' Feb. 24 political memorabilia auction.
Locating luxury items of various interests is as easy as 1, 2, 3, especially when you're dealing with online auction shopping experience at Jasper52, explains Antique Trader contributor Sara Jordan-Heintz.