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
A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar from 1794.
The sophomore release by up-and-coming British goldsmith Jack Row, the Jaali Collection (www.jackrow.com
This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand.
THE GIFTA 15th-century Buddha carved from a 70-plus-carat Burmese ruby.
As the Chinese zodiac year that inspired it draws to a close, the David Oscarson Black Water Dragon (
Around 1912, Alfred Dunhill began marking his company’s pipes with a white spot to show his customers how to position the mouthpiece.
Mini versions of the Ferrari 375 Plus and Jaguar D-Type are among the 17 one-to-eight-scale model cars in the Ralph Lauren Fine Model Cars collection (212.
In Beijing, the signs of a booming art scene are everywhere.
Dick Claus says he has "no idea" why his fellow collectors of antique toy boats are so captivated by turn-of-the- 20th-century paddle wheelers, but he expects them to bid f
Winslow Homer, one of the most important American artists of the 19th century, painted many of his most recognizable works at his studio on Prouts Neck near Portland, Maine.
Julieta Talamante moved to Los Cabos at a time when the region boasted only one paved road and one stop sign. But that was 20 years ago.
Twenty-two years ago, Sandra Hindman, the president and CEO of Les Enluminures (www.lesenluminures.com), opened the company’s Parisian
On October 9, 1992, thousands of people along the United States’ Eastern Seaboard watched a chunk of cosmic debris dart across the sky on its way to landing in Peekskill, N.Y., where it
The Italian pen maker Omas honors its country’s capital with the inaugural release from its La Citte collection, which celebrates significant cities throughout the world.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire collection of the late artist’s work through Christie’s.
During John Herzog’s first year with his father’s Manhattan brokerage firm, Herzog & Co., the most significant trade he made involved a defunct stake in a 19th-century railroad.
Jalal Aro opened the Phonogalerie (www.phonogalerie.com) shop in its current location in the ninth arrondissement of Paris in 2004, thou