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  • There’s No Stopping Doorstops

    There’s No Stopping Doorstops

    They just don’t make them like they used to. A common phrase but one that really explains the difference between antique and contemporary doorstops. Collectors at this New Jersey auction...

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  • Electric Table Bells

    Electric Table Bells

    What do metal lunchboxes, tramp art, Bakelite jewelry, cereal boxes, and original comic book art have in common? They are all collections started by a single passionate collector who creates...

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  • Shocking Prices for Star Wars Figures

    Shocking Prices for Star Wars Figures

    Kids in the 1970s and 1980s often ripped open their new Star Wars toys and tossed the package away. Prices for the complete package at an Ohio auction are out...

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  • Good Prices for Modern Lounge Chairs

    Good Prices for Modern Lounge Chairs

    Prices are up for modern furniture. Collectors looking for an unusual investment and comfortable furniture found it at a recent Chicago auction. This adjustable lounge chair by Vladimir Kagan is...

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  • Sardine Boxes Ride the Tide

    Sardine Boxes Ride the Tide

    Majolica sardine boxes were used at the Victorian table in the 1800s to serve the small fish at tea or mealtime. These brightly covered boxes are now often used to...

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  • Buyers Bedazzled by Costume Jewelry

    Buyers Bedazzled by Costume Jewelry

    Costume jewelry is usually made of non-precious metals and other materials, but designer-signed vintage pieces can sell as high as fine jewelry made of gold and silver. Jewelry created by...

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