RSS

Blog

August 11 Art and Antiques Auction Wrap Up
Miss Joni is dishing about the August 11 art and antiques auction—and her consequent case of buyer’s remorse.
Read More
Little Orphant Annie comes home
Tiffany design with Riley connection to sell at Antique Helper Auctions: Historic stained glass window design celebrating Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley’s Little Orphant Annie to be offered on August 11
Read More
Collecting Vintage Posters
Vintage posters and advertising are front and center in our August 11 Art & Antiques Auction. These colorful finds inspire and appeal to a very diverse audience of collectors. Whether you’re attracted to the large scale lithos or screen prints and stylized imaging that are hallmarks from this age of advertising, or you’re drawn to them for their subject matter, product or message, the attraction is universal.
Read More
How we market your collections
“Our business, the auction business, does not set prices. The market sets prices. Therefore, our business is marketing.” –Dan Ripley
Read More
Meet the Antique Helper Team featuring Andrea Hastings
For many clients, Andrea is the face of Antique Helper. She is often the point of contact for sellers, and always a familiar face in the crowd on auction day. She has been with the company longer than any other member of the Antique Helper Team, bringing a wealth of knowledge in the areas of fine art, jewelry, dolls and decorative arts. Here is your chance to get up close and personal with Antique Helper's Vice President of Inventory and Client Services.
Read More
Second IAVM turns up the heat
Word travels fast. Media frenzy followed the first Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace, and continued to generate newsworthy tidbits in the days leading up to the second Marketplace event on June 30.
Read More
Collecting Natural History: Time travel in your hands
Artifacts, fossils, rocks, minerals and mounted animal specimens can speak of far away places, or tell a story of home. They paint a colorful picture of the distant past. Touching these objects connects us to the earth, whether that part of the earth is close to home, or somewhere far away.
Read More
Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace: Celebrating our creative community
Indie Arts & Vintage Market Place makes its debut this Saturday June 2, and your pals here at Antique Helper are giddy with anticipation. We are proud to say that we had a hand in making this happen.
Read More
20th Century Auction Recap
Dan Ripley Select’s 20th Century Art & Design, Folk Art & Americana Auction on May 12 gave the crew at Antique Helper the opportunity to showcase some of our favorite things. With items gleaned from private collections from across the country, this auction offered a broad spectrum of the best examples of art and design that we could find.
Read More
The Most Common Valuable Collectibles in Your Home You May Not Know About
Ordinary people all over the world may have antiques and other items that are extremely valuable and do not even know they have them. Most of these treasures will be sold at auction to the highest bidder. Maybe you are one of these people. Read about some of the most common items that hold value that might be right under your nose!
Read More