By Kaitlyn Julian Pook & Pook, Inc., of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, is presenting its Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction on Wednesday, Nov. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. This online auction spans more than 500 lots and includes hundreds of collectible coins and many distinctive pieces of jewelry. The sale draws from...
Recently the Antique Trader received a query from one of our subscribers asking why children did not smile in photographs during the nineteenth century. As a photograph collector, this is a question I have been asked many times throughout the years.
Collectors from all over the world are still finding great bottles & treasures from the past. But it's time to get younger fans hooked on bottle collecting.
Much has been written in the last few years about furniture fakes in the antiques trade. Here's a discussion of some of the fakery and fake finishes.
Asheford Institute of Antiques graduate Edward Tindol performs an appraisal of a vintage desk and a sampler by Betcy Tucker for Antique Trader magazine.
Dr. George Marchelos gives an appraisal on a ladies bookcase desk and a decorative lamp, both of which were submitted by Antique Trader subscribers.
Opal Ellison spent more than 50 years buying, selling, and collecting antiques she obtained from country auctions all over Central Missouri. She kept the best of the best, and the Nov. 1-3 estate auction offering her collection should be one for the record books.
At the Nov. 3-4 glass show in Dearborn, Michigan, Examples of American-made glass lighting products made prior to 1970s will be featured in a MDGS show exhibit, “Light Up My Life!”
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.