When it comes to comic book collecting, the most valuable items from decades past continue to be the most valuable today. The first appearances of major superheroes attract the most attention.
In the world of collectible stamps, or as Robert Scott likes to say, “art you can lick,” the head of Bonhams’ stamp and postal history department explains that there haven’t been any new discoveri
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts department in New York, saw collectors adopting a comprehensive strategy—singling out a great author and s
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value vintage pens or contemporary, limited-edition releases.
As evidence supporting the scope of coin collecting around the world, Norman Scrivener, a consultant at Doyle New York, references a quote from King George V, who declared the practice “the hobby
Jeff Bridgman’s career as a dealer of American folk art spans more than two decades, yet most of his clients have never set foot in his gallery—a 240-square-foot exhibition space on the second flo
Daniel Weinberg has worked at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop (www.alincolnbookshop.com) in Chicago for the last 40 yea
Walking down the hallways of the Legacy Companies’ headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm’s president and CEO, Neal Asbury, passes dozens of antique American and Asian maps hanging on dis
This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand.
The sophomore release by up-and-coming British goldsmith Jack Row, the Jaali Collection (www.jackrow.com