Teacups, teakettles and an honest antiques customer
Some time ago, my mother and sister decided to have yard sale to clean out a storage area. They would be putting out typical yard-sale items—small appliances, pots and pans, bottles, lots of junk and maybe a collectibles or two.
Late Classicism Antiques: Not Empire
There is a style of American furniture antiques that is consistently scorned by the upper crust of collectors and academics. Yet to its followers, the style is among the most innovative in history. It has retained enough popularity through the years that it has been constantly reproduced in almost every succeeding period of American furniture history.
QB Favre Traded, Catch His Collectibles
With all the recent drama that has surrounded former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, now’s the time to intercept his collectibles.
Queen’s stockings roll up big sale
The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings.
Change of heart has dealer buying collectibles again
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Chris Lucero has a message for collectors. He’s buying after all.
Art and Collectibles Auctions Go Internet
Buying and selling art and collectibles online has galvanized art-world business transactions for the better.
Great collectibles, great people pack Brimfield
Want a mind-blogging selection of antiques and collectibles? Then you’ve got to head to tiny Brimfield, Mass., where three times a year what is arguably the largest outdoor antiques show is open for business. If you can’t find collectibles that excite you at the 5,000 dealers, I don’t know where you can.
Three Steps for Starting an Antiques, Art or Collectibles Business
So you want to start your own antiques, art or collectibles business? And you’re sure you have what it takes. After all, you’ve been collecting those antique yo-yos and turn-of-the-century (that’s turn of the 20th century) bikes forever. You know a quality chiffonier when you see it. You live, breathe and talk antiques.
Ralph Kovel, antiques author and expert, dead at 88
Ralph M. Kovel, renowned antiques expert, died August 28 in Cleveland. He was 88.
Collectibles Everywhere: Even at the Dentist
You never know where valuable collectibles will turn up.