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  • NPCW: Cartoonist makes his mark on National Postcard Week 2018 July 20, 2018
    Deltiologists around the world celebrate National Postcard Week the first full week of May each year. In 2018, Antique Trader traded NPCW postcards with dozens of postcard enthusiasts. The post NPCW: […]
    Karen Knapstein
  • Original comic art tops $1.9M auction July 19, 2018
    The comic book boasting the first appearance of Robin the Boy Wonder, Detective Comics #38 from 1940, changed hands for $28,997 during Hake's July 11-12 auction. The post Original comic art tops […]
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  • Growing Market Alert: Focus on eyewear July 18, 2018
    Did you know the first examples of eyewear reportedly date back to 13th century Italy? Even though a lot has changed since those early years, eyewear continues to draw looks. Antique Trader contributo […]
    Antique Trader Staff

News from Kovels

  • What to Buy Now — Top 5 Antiques and Collectibles to Look For July 18, 2018 reports on 5 antiques and collectibles that are currently in demand and selling fast. Top trends include anything “midcentury,” handmade baskets, vintage jewelry and period furniture.       […]
  • It's #whatsitwednesday! July 18, 2018
    Be the first to guess what the pictured item is by leaving a comment below. If you have your own whatsit, our editors can include it in a future post. Please send an email to and att […]
  • Terry Kovel to Speak at National Bottle Convention July 11, 2018
    Terry Kovel will be guest speaker at the 2018 National Antique Bottle Convention in Cleveland, August 2 through 5. It's the largest antique bottle and glass event of the year. Attending? Be sure […]

Art News

Collecting Antique Jewelry

Antique lava cameo

The cameo image is from Ms. Cinamon's book Estate Jewelry, 1760 to 1960The article is from Collector's Weekly. It provides an   overview of antique periods and styles along with many other articles on various areas of collecting.



Antique Furniture Prices

antique furnitureThe downward trend in furniture prices is explained well by the Antiques Trade Gazette. While not necessarily good news for sellers, it is good news for buyers. The antiques industry is cyclical just like any other industry. What is down today could be up tomorrow. The chair is on exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It  is executed in the Regency style and dates to 1804.




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