Category Archives: Misc

Guess What? February 2007

Guess What Article for February 2007 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” What’s a half-baked scalloped, 3-sided wooden crumb tray with a manual hinged cutting arm doing in a GUESS WHAT situation? We were wondering the same. Fifteen minutes of fame? Possibly, but since the usage is so intriguingly functional, we decided it definitely belongs. […]

The Business of Managing Vendors

The Business of Managing Vendors – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2007 By Ed Welch The business that is the antique trade is divided into two major parts – buying and selling. Both of these parts must be managed in order to achieve the best business results. I […]

Money Making Techniques

Money Making Techniques – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2007 By Ed Welch Developing a business plan is the best method of creating a profitable antique business. Many practices and procedures go into making a business plan. Items to be considered include: what kind of antiques will I […]

Guess What? December 2006

Guess What Article for December 2006 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” Whoever said this column doesn’t respect holiday tradition has only to click on to our website to check out last year’s Guess What. To be proven wrong, you’ll find a cross-reference to one Buck Carson, friend, discerning collector and concerned citizen – who […]

Studying Golf-Related Collectibles

Studying Golf Related Collectibles – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2006 By Ed Welch I have been studying golf related antiques and collectibles for more than a year. I have compiled selling records from eBay and other online auctions. I have purchased auction catalogs with realized prices and […]