If You Needed More Discouragement

An article in the Wall Street Journal can provide it. The value of antiques, specifically brown furniture, continues its decline. Here are some stinging highlights… That American Colonial George III table? It would fetch less on the market than a twill love seat at Crate and Barrel. Most people with money to spend on furniture […]

Heart of Country Antiques Show Nashville

Goodbye Heart of Country

A second source has confirmed that the grand-daddy of antiques shows has ceased operations. The Heart of Country Antiques Show in Nashville celebrated its 32nd anniversary this year. A letter received by dealers doesn’t provide any details on the “why” and but we’ve  heard a few perspectives and have a call into the show’s promoter.

Danielle Colby of American Pickers at the Grand Rapids Antiques Market in January

American Pickers Star to Launch Show

American Pickers star Danielle Colby is launching an antiques show. The first edition will take place October 25-26 at the River Center in Davenport, Iowa. She has teamed up with Vintage Promotions, which currently produces Grand Rapids Antiques Market, Vintage Garage Chicago, the Dallas Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show and other events. “It was a […]