Antiques and Collecting: Rare American flag table carries hefty price tag

“Unique” — meaning one of a kind — is a word often misused by collectors. There can never be a unique mass-produced chair, but there can be a rare one. More than 20 years ago, the Kovels’ newspaper column featured a table with a top that was made to look like an American flag. In … Read moreAntiques and Collecting: Rare American flag table carries hefty price tag

New York sale shows antiques are not just for billionaires

A theme evident at the New York Winter Show in January has re-emerged just in time for Christie’s Interiors auction in the Big Apple on Wednesday and Thursday. Its thrust is an attempt to open the market to new young collectors whose budgets are not limitless. At the Winter Show an easy-to-read system of coloured … Read moreNew York sale shows antiques are not just for billionaires

Aumann Auctions to Sell Massive Array of Vintage Iron and Antiques

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Once featured on an episode of “American Pickers,” the Alan Schurman Iron Ranch Collection of vintage iron, antique tractors, vintage cars and trucks, hit-and-miss engines, vintage signs, antique bicycles, and early literature will sell at auction. Alan Schurman was charitable and generous locally with his time and collection, and he was also well-known, respected … Read moreAumann Auctions to Sell Massive Array of Vintage Iron and Antiques

A set of Pokemon cards just sold for more than $100,000 at auction

A complete set of first-edition Pokemon cards from 1999 has sold for $107,010 at auction. The collection, comprising of 103 cards, was sold in mint condition and included a rare Charizard card, which alone could sell for up to $20,000, according to card authenticators. A single near perfect copy of the card is currently being sold on eBay, … Read moreA set of Pokemon cards just sold for more than $100,000 at auction