Tag Archives: auctions

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 […]

“On the Road” Important Safety Tips for Antique Dealers of any Age

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles May 2013 Issue

“On the Road” Important Safety Tips for Antique Dealers of any Age By: Veteran Dealer Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell – The Halloween Queen Dealers who head off to set up at antique shows or shops often find themselves the target of individuals and groups of criminals. Crime is at an all time high at antique shows […]

Ken's Korner: Poland will auction off Milton Greene photos

Ken’s Korner: Poland will auction off Milton Greene photos – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 The country of Poland announced it will auction a collection of about 4,000 photographs taken by the late photographer Milton Greene (1922-1985), some of which might be previously unpublished works. The group contains images of Marilyn […]

Destination or Pass-by Business

Destination or Pass-by Business – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2005 By Ed Welch All selling locations such as shows, group shops, auctions, flea markets, and individually owned shops fall into one of just two categories. A selling location can be either a destination site or a pass-by […]

Buying and Selling at Auction

Buying and Selling at Auction – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2005 By Ed Welch In the 70s and 80s, I taught a course, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques. I wrote a book for student use. Recently, I came across a copy of the book while […]

Bidding at Auction: Antique Auction Bidding Strategies

Bidding at Auction: Antique Auction Bidding Strategies, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – Journal of Arts and Collectibles – October 2002 I recently bought a Civil War surgical set, sight unseen, from an auction company 1000 miles from my home in Maine. I was the successful phone bidder, someone that auction attendees hold […]

Who Wins and Who Loses as Antiques go to Cyberspace

Who Wins & Loses as Antiques go Cyberspace – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2002 A major change in the antique business is taking place now and will continue for the next few years. The antique trade is expanding worldwide via the Internet. As the Internet becomes more prevalent in the antique […]