Found 281 articles matching Feature Articles category.
  • Jan 30 2017
  • 30 Jan 2017

Fabulous Finds: Walking into a Hidden Time Capsule

For many years I hosted the popular radio show, “Antique Talk,” that was syndicated throughout the U.S. and sponsored by the UAW out of Detroit. […]

  • Nov 10 2016
  • 10 Nov 2016

Polishing Your Antique Silver: Tips for a Tedious Holiday Chore

Thanksgiving Day is coming faster than you think, and if you are tempted to get out your antique silver to make your holiday table sparkle, […]

  • Oct 4 2016
  • 4 Oct 2016

Local Estate Auctions–Where the Real Action Is!

If you are in the business of buying and selling collectibles and antiques, the hard work is still being done in the trenches of the “local […]

  • Sep 2 2016
  • 2 Sep 2016

Getting Down to the ABCs of Learning and Collecting

While many kids across the country have already gone back to school, and others are joyously trying to use up the last few days of […]

  • Jun 26 2016
  • 26 Jun 2016

Caring for Old Books: Top 10 Dos and Don’ts

A vintage book’s value can vary tremendously based simply on its condition. For a particularly rare and collectible book, the difference could easily translate into […]

  • May 24 2016
  • 24 May 2016

Eltham Palace Is Really an Art Deco Dream Palace

The 1930s are remembered by many people as a time of poverty and high unemployment. The economic difficulties of that era are well recorded, and […]

  • May 23 2016
  • 23 May 2016

Shelley Pottery’s Post-War Shapes and Designs

Shelley pottery during the 1920s and 30s was held in high esteem, not only by the retailers in the United Kingdom, but also by the […]

  • Apr 6 2016
  • 6 Apr 2016

North American Hooked Rugs: The Indigenous Folk Art

Since the middle of the 19th century, the practice of making hooked rugs have come in and out of fashion several times. Each time hooked […]

  • Apr 5 2016
  • 5 Apr 2016

Even if you Can’t Hit ’Em Straight, You Can Still Find ’Em and Collect ’Em

Creating a logo golf ball collection is easy. Adding to it takes a little ingenuity. Ask me. I know from where I speak. Starting out, […]

  • Mar 8 2016
  • 8 Mar 2016

Kutani Ceramics: Warmth with Technical Complexity

Kutani ceramics didn’t appeal to me at first. They seemed a little gaudy, ornate, the opposite of the type of work I like. Until I […]