Category Archives: Antique Marketplace News

The best seat in the house is up for sale at Heritage Auction’s Entertainment & Music Memorabilia event to be held online at, August 8-9.

Rocking chair given by Bob Dylan to his best friend Louie Kemp in 1974 when Dylan and The Band toured the U.S.

 This isn’t just a rocking chair for sale. It was, in 1974, the best seat in the house when Bob Dylan and The Band toured the United States in January and February of that year. And it belonged to Louie Kemp, Dylan’s best friend since summer camp in Wisconsin in 1953. Keep in mind that Kemp […]

The Show Will Go On – Online!

BRIMFIELD, MA – When Klia and Arthur Crisafulli of Northwood, NH, purchased Hertan’s Antique Shows and real estate in Brimfield, MA, the last thing they expected was that their inaugural show as owners would be canceled. The world famous Brimfield Antique Flea Market, which is made up of several independent shows that run concurrently three […]

Important Note to Readers & Subscribers

Dear Reader, I would like to take this opportunity to share information about our plans for publishing a May issue of Journal of Antiques & Collectibles. At this time we have great editorial lined up for you (Signature Collectibles) but not enough revenue from advertising to publish it with so many cancelled shows, and flea […]

May Brimfield Shows Cancelled

The Brimfield Show Promoters Association was notified on March 30th that the 2020 May Brimfield Show has officially been cancelled. Please contact your individual show promoter to discuss further details. Related posts: Shows cancelled as country deals with Caronavirus The Show Will Go On – Online! Important Note to Readers & Subscribers Journal of Antiques & Collectibles Launches New […]

Shows cancelled as country deals with Caronavirus

Antique shows are the latest business segment to be hit by fear and uncertainty surrounding caronavirus. Shows scheduled in March and for April around the country are being cancelled to protect dealers and show-goers as health officials urge ‘social distance’ and discourage gatherings of large groups of people. The caronavirus, now considered by the World […]

Television Academy Foundation Launches 2020 Spring Auction

The Television Academy Foundation launched its 2020 Spring Auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime television experiences for fans including exclusive set visits, celebrity meet-and-greets, television show memorabilia and tickets to the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards and Governors Ball! Proceeds benefit the Television Academy Foundation’s renowned educational programs. Bidding for the auction on Charitybuzz began at 11 a.m. (PST) on […]

It's All About Disney at Potter & Potter's Feb. 8 Auction

Disney fans are in for a thrill when Potter & Potter Auction presents over 750 lots of Disneyana on Saturday, February 8th, including highlights from legacy attractions including The Haunted Mansion, It’s A Small World, Cinderella’s Castle, and Snow White’s Scary Adventures. The park decorations and focal points on offer present enthusiasts a once in a lifetime […]

Cassin's Grape Brandy Bitters Bottle Hammers Down at $155,000

A 150-year-old blue Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters bottle so rare that for years many doubted its very existence has sold for a staggering $155,000 at the Part 1 sale of the Ken Fee collection of mostly Western bitters bottles, held November 29th by American Bottle Auctions. The Cassin’s Bitters is arguably one of the greatest […]

Journal of Antiques & Collectibles to Host New Year's Day Show

Journal of Antiques & Collectibles to Host New Year's Day Show in Sturbridge MA

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – a national monthly magazine for dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts of antique collectibles – will be hosting The Antique Collectibles Show in Sturbridge, MA, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center on New Year’s Day 2020. Managed by Weathervane Enterprises, Inc., publisher of Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, […]