Now Available: Oct. 14, 2015 edition of Antique Trader An exploration of Frankart; examination of antique shop ‘house rules’; and review of an excursion along ‘Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt’; are some highlights of the Oct. 14, 2015 edition of Antique Trader.
News-Antique.com - Oct 13,2015 - Iola, Wis. — Frankart takes center stage in the Oct. 14, 2015 edition of Antique Trader; along with fascinating articles about ‘house rules’ of antique shops, tips for avoiding becoming a victim of fraud, and an enchanting Midwest antiquing excursion enjoyed by a father and son.
Antique Trader contributor Jessica Leigh Brown examines the historical details and current market appeal of Frankart. Plus, she includes an insightful sidebar about how to spot fakes in the Frankart market. Seasoned Frankart dealer Thom Mallone and Kim Hong of Ahlers & Ogletree Auctions offer valuable information about this collecting interest.
Prolific columnist Melanie C. Thomas, who operates a Civil War/militaria shop with her husband in Gettysburg, shares a few of the ‘house rules’ of their shop; including the latest addition: “No children allowed inside.” She explains a bit of the thought process behind these ‘house rules’, and shares a few stories about reactions from patrons.
In the latest installment of On the Road, which features reader-provided content, subscriber and Readers’ Advisory Board member Jeremy Schneider shares the story of an antiquing adventure with his father, Ken. He recounts the hundreds of miles of ‘window time’ the duo logged, while enjoying the ‘Nebraska Junk Jaunt.’ It’s a story many will surely be familiar with, and perhaps will inspire future antiquing adventures within families.
As is always represented in Antique Trader, there are detailed auction and show previews, auction highlights, several columns including exclusive Behind the Gavel and Ask the Experts offerings, news from the antiques, collectibles and art community, an extensive calendar of events, and advertisements for events, services, and auctions around the country.
A digital version of the Oct. 14 issue of Antique Trader can be purchased online at KrauseBooks.com, for $2.00 (bit.ly/AT_NAT101415). Print and digital subscriptions to Antique Trader are also available for purchase, $26 for a 1-year print subscription/ $20 for 1-year digital subscription, at KrauseBooks.com. Canadian and International subscriptions are also available.
About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a magazine published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Founded by Babka Publishing Co., Antique Trader later became the flagship of Krause Publications’ Antiques division, which is now part of F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company.
Antique Trader built its reputation as the premier print vehicle for the buying and selling of antiques nationwide. Its loyal following includes antique dealers, antique show promoters, shop and mall operators, and collectors. Antique Trader has a biweekly print circulation of more than 40,000 readers, 20,000 readers of twice-weekly e-newsletters, more than 145,000 followers/fans via social media outlets, and more than 4,100 unique daily visitors to its website (http://www.antiquetrader.com) and more than 1.5 million per year.