April 13, 2016 Antique Trader Digital Edition Available From Black Forest carvings and military-related toys to glass collecting, and a historic document that may command $1 million, the April 13, 2016 edition of Antique Trader boasts an eclectic mix.
News-Antique.com - Apr 12,2016 - IOLA, Wis. ó Glass, glass, glorious glass. In the April 13, 2016 edition of Antique Trader, glass historian James Measell provides an insightful primer focused on collecting glass. Whether you approach glass collecting by color, era, pattern and form, or some other criteria, Mr. Measell explains the advantages to various collecting options. In another glass-related article, the evolution of the Czech glass making industry, including the use of new technology, is explored.
As always, this issue of Antique Trader features a selection of exclusive columns, about the antiques business, and collecting features. In his Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines methods and benefits of tracking revenue from consignments. The subject of antiques and collectibles insurance is the focus of Antoinette Rahnís Knowing Your Business column, which features a Q&A with Angie Becker, president of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association and its Antiques & Collectibles Insurance Group arm of the association.
In a unique connection, both the Collector Feature and 10 Things You Didnít Know column of this issue centers on militaria. With April 12 marking the 155th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War, Karen Knapstein discusses some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the War Between the States, in the 10 Things You Didnít Know column. Andrew H. Lipps, owner of Wartime Collectables Military Antiques, is the subject of the Collector Feature. In an interesting Q&A Mr. Lipps provides a brief lesson about the history and collecting of military toys.
In addition, this issue features previews and highlights of auctions, previews of upcoming antique and collectible shows, a robust schedule of events, and advertisements for auctions, shows, and services related to collecting.
A digital version of the April 13 issue of Antique Trader can be purchased online at KrauseBooks.com, for $2.00 (http://bit.ly/AT_NA041316). 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 Publicationsí 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 and digital magazine, weekly e-newsletter, a robust online site (http://www.antiquetrader.com), and evolving and engaged communities within several social media platforms.