In the realm of collectible antique armaments, suits of armor reign supreme in terms of attracting attention.
Macabre and haunting illustrations decorate the main floor of AFA Gallery (www.afanyc.com), attracting the attention of passers
The London-based artist Alexandra Llewellyn’s bespoke backgammon tables—which may be fashioned from rare materials including ebonized ash and ferns from the British count
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.
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
A work of art may shine for the techniques it displays and the insights it reveals, but how brightly it shines often depends on how it is displayed.
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
The Chisholm Larsson Gallery (www.chisholm-poster.com) is one of the oldest galleries in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborh
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
The sophomore release by up-and-coming British goldsmith Jack Row, the Jaali Collection (www.jackrow.com
THE GIFTA 15th-century Buddha carved from a 70-plus-carat Burmese ruby.
John Mellencamp made his name in music with gritty rock songs—“Jack & Diane,” “Pink Houses,” “Small Town”—that charted the joys and struggles of ordinary Americans.
This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand.
A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar from 1794.
In Beijing, the signs of a booming art scene are everywhere.
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.
Around 1912, Alfred Dunhill began marking his company’s pipes with a white spot to show his customers how to position the mouthpiece.
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
As the Chinese zodiac year that inspired it draws to a close, the David Oscarson Black Water Dragon (
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.