Advertising man and legendary antique show promoter Norman Schaut took some time out today to talk with Urabn Art & Antiques about his first show in Atlantic City and the return of his Antique City, Fun Fair for Collectors outside of Philadelphia. I started by asking Schaut why he was willing to give away some … Continue reading A Conversation with Norman Schaut
Las Vegas might be best known for its singularly awe-inspiring stretch of land commonly referred to as the Strip, as well as for the many lively, primarily adult-themed activities one could pursue on Las Vegas Blvd. in this city that never sleeps. As far as I know, Vegas doesn’t even cat nap. However, there’s a … Continue reading Pawn Stars In No Yawn Store
If Betty White told you to buy antiques, would you? More verification that the antiques trade is in disarray and more idea on what to do about it came in my mailbox today in the November/December The Magazine Antiques. Skimming the letter you may end up with a not entirely accurate take-away that Betty White … Continue reading Can Betty White and the AARP Save the Antiques Biz?
Real life picker Frederick Klass Jr. is heading to the inaugural Highwood Street Market June 26 and 27, bringing the fruits of his labor and sharing a bit about the reality of “picking.” It’s a reality he says is painted in an unfavorable light on television. “I’ve seen American Pickers and I know how you … Continue reading Heading To Highwood, Real Life Picker Gives Analysis of Popular Antiques TV Shows