Art & Collectibles

When it comes to comic book collecting, the most valuable items from decades past continue to be...
In the world of collectible stamps, or as Robert Scott likes to say, “art you can lick,” the head...
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts...
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value...
As evidence supporting the scope of coin collecting around the world, Norman Scrivener, a...
A work of art may shine for the techniques it displays and the insights it reveals, but how...
Jeff Bridgman’s career as a dealer of American folk art spans more than two decades, yet most of...
The Chisholm Larsson Gallery ( www.chisholm-poster.com ) is one of the oldest galleries in...
Daniel Weinberg has worked at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop ( www.alincolnbookshop.com ) in Chicago...
Walking down the hallways of the Legacy Companies’ headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the firm’...
This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand. It is also the 140th...
The sophomore release by up-and-coming British goldsmith Jack Row, the Jaali Collection ( www...
A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar...
THE GIFT A 15th-century Buddha carved from a 70-plus-carat Burmese ruby. $4.3 million The tale of...
H. Keith Melton is privy to secrets of the world’s most clandestine government agencies—including...
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...
Mini versions of the Ferrari 375 Plus and Jaguar D-Type are among the 17 one-to-eight-scale model...
In Beijing, the signs of a booming art scene are everywhere. In the 798 District, the erstwhile...
Dick Claus says he has "no idea" why his fellow collectors of antique toy boats are so captivated...
Winslow Homer, one of the most important American artists of the 19th century, painted many of his...
Julieta Talamante moved to Los Cabos at a time when the region boasted only one paved road and one...
Twenty-two years ago, Sandra Hindman, the president and CEO of Les Enluminures ( www.lesenluminures...
The Italian pen maker Omas honors its country’s capital with the inaugural release from its La...
On October 9, 1992, thousands of people along the United States’ Eastern Seaboard watched a chunk...
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire...
During John Herzog’s first year with his father’s Manhattan brokerage firm, Herzog & Co., the...
Jalal Aro opened the Phonogalerie ( www​.phonogalerie.com ) shop in its current location in the...
At the end of the 18th century, George Washington planted 13 chestnut trees—one for each colony—...
Sword swallowers, fire-eaters, giants, midgets, fat ladies, tattooed ladies, bearded ladies— Johnny...

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