VIDEO ARCHIVES

Britta at the Fox Valley Antiques Show

At this years spring Fox Valley Antiques Show, we met Britta Keller Arendt. Britta has been going to the show ever since she was a kid, and she continues to go every year to hunt for her perfect antique!

Posted by American Dealers on Friday, May 13, 2016
American Dealers Minisode featuring Missouri Plain Folk

Happy Friday! In this minisode we meet with Tim Chambers of Missouri Plain Folk, who tells us the importance of color in antiques. He shows us how even simple utilitarian items can have a whole new appeal, depending on what shade they were painted. You can see more great dealers and antiques at the upcoming Fox Valley Antiques Show in October!

Posted by American Dealers on Friday, August 12, 2016
American Dealers Minisode featuring Tom Armitage

Good evening everybody! We hope that you all had a spectacular weekend! Today were brining you another minisode from the Fox Valley Antiques Show. Tom Armitage shows us two very interesting items, columns from an alter of a Masonic temple! Their true meaning is still a mystery to us and Tom, but they are beautifully hand crafted and incredibly detailed.

Posted by American Dealers on Monday, May 2, 2016
American Dealers: Fox Valley Promo

Tonight we are joined by Brendan Edgerton of Country Cupboard Antiques, as he tells us about his journey as a dealer at the Fox Valley Antiques Show. Brendan gives us great insight into the significance of buying old vs. new, and how important it is for the younger generation to get involved with antiques. We were sad that we couldn't film at the spring Fox Valley show this year, but we will be sure to come to the next show in the fall!

Posted by American Dealers on Friday, April 14, 2017
American Dealers Minisode featuring Carriage House Americana

Good evening everyone, we hope you all had a fantastic weekend! Tonight's new minisode features Greg Thiele of Carriage House Americana - Greg Thiele! Greg shows us his beautiful 1850s goat cart. This cart was most likely used as a children's toy, in a similar fashion to the red toy wagons we still see today.

Posted by American Dealers on Monday, May 9, 2016
American Dealers Minisode Featuring Colleen Alpers

Today we are joined by the lovely Colleen Alpers, as she tells us about her charming child's rocking horse from the late 1800's! This rocking horse was one of the first types of rocking horses ever made, because of its matchstick legs. You can find more wonderful antiques like this at the upcoming fall Fox Valley Antiques Show!

Posted by American Dealers on Wednesday, July 27, 2016
American Dealers Minisode featuring Z & K Antiques

Happy Thursday! In this minisode, Bob Zordani of Z and K Antiques shows us a beautiful pair of portraits that were painted in 1850. They are believed to have been given as wedding gifts. You can see more great dealers and antiques at the upcoming Fox Valley Antiques Show in October!

Posted by American Dealers on Thursday, August 18, 2016
American Dealers Minisode featuring American Sampler

Happy Friday! Today we have another new minisode from the Fox Valley Antiques Show! We talk with John Smith, of American Sampler, about his figural cast iron doorstops. The giraffe might be our favorite! John has also published "The Doorstop Book" which is an encyclopedia to the world of doorstop collecting! To check out more you can visit his website at www.castirononline.com

Posted by American Dealers on Friday, April 1, 2016