Category Archives: Publishers Corner

Publisher's Corner: September 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Styling the Word Vintage Recently I had the opportunity to attend Augusta Auctions’ May pre-Brimfield Auction, and the Vintage Fashion & Antique Textile Show at the start of July Brimfield week. Truthfully, my previous exposure to the world of “vintage” has been limited. Having seen the word widely (and sometime questionably) applied at antique shows, […]

Publisher's Corner: August 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Thank You, Mickey! When I was selling off my grandfather’s autographs, by far the most popular items – in terms of interest and value – came from his sports collection of signed photos, programs, letters, signature cuts, and baseball cards. The majority of the autographs in his sports collection he solicited personally, at games, sports […]

Publisher's Corner: July 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

The “Road Trip” Immortalized in literature, song, and movies, the road trip is as American as apple pie, baseball, and hot dogs. We all have stories of family road trips and driving vacations, and most probably the souvenirs we purchased along the way. The souvenir is a tangible memento of the tourist experience. The tourism […]

Publisher’s Corner: June 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Is your web site mobile? Recently we at The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles went through a redesign and repurposing of our web site in an effort to provide dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts with the most current resources and news to actively engage in the antiques & collectibles marketplace. Our web site is now a […]

Publisher’s Corner: May 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

The Live Experience Recently I received a letter from a reader who had attended a Philip Weiss auction on Long Island back in February. It started with, “Remember High Noon? Gunfight at the O.K. Corral? Did you watch high stakes poker?…” I was intrigued. With his letter, the author looked to capture and share the […]

Publisher's Corner: April 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Living & Working in the Field of Dreams Living in Sturbridge now and publishing this magazine, talk of the Brimfield antique shows surrounds me. For locals it is a love-hate relationship similar to what I experienced living in the Berkshires and owning an inn in an area famous for “Tanglewood,” the summer home of the […]

Publisher's Corner: March 2015

Funny how life works

By Maxine Carter-Lome A Lifetime of Autographs Anyone who knew my Grandfather Neil Carter knew about his hobby collecting autographs. It was a pastime that consumed much of his life, and an interest he was always eager to share with others. By doing so, he unwittingly recruited a legion of friends, family members, and fellow […]

Publishers Corner: February 2015

Funny how life works

By Maxine Carter-Lome A Generational Experience, February 2015 One of the things I love most about being the new publisher of The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles is the chance it affords me to spend my weekends visiting shops, shows, and auctions. It gives me the opportunity to meet readers and advertisers, get feedback on […]

Am I an antique, too?

Funny how life works

Am I an antique, too? by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher Our oldest daughter is pursuing a Masters in Decorative Arts & Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. I tell you this not to brag (well, maybe a little), but to share the interesting course of academic study she is pursuing, now fine-tuned […]

Funny How Life Works

Funny how life works

Funny How Life Works by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher Before my husband and I had children, we spent our weekends attending flea markets and antique shows.  We indulged his interest in vintage guitars, mine in American history books, purchased furniture for our home, and picked up items that caught our fancy. We had no children, good […]