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AntiqueTrader.com Launches New Online Collectibles Marketplace (June 05th, 2008)

AntiqueTrader.com, the online component of America’s Antiques & Collectibles Marketplace, has launched a new classified advertising system.



IOLA, Wis. (June 5, 2008) -- AntiqueTrader.com, the online component of America’s Antiques & Collectibles Marketplace, has launched a new classified advertising system.

The new online Collectibles Marketplace, accessible at www.antiquetrader.com, offers greatly improved functionality that allows sellers to post up to five full-color photos, extended descriptions of items being sold (up to 3,000 characters), and a simple method for placing ads both online and in print.

“Antique Trader is America’s Antiques & Collectibles Marketplace, and that means both in print and online,” said Antique Trader associate publisher Scott Tappa. “Our new online Collectibles Marketplace will allow buying and selling members of the antiques community to come together through us like they never have before.”

In addition to full keyword searching, fielded searching is available to interested buyers. Users will be able to complete transactions securely via PayPal.

The marketplace also allows users to browse sports-related collectibles, with the addition of music and movie memorabilia, militaria, comics, games, and postcards coming soon.

For more information visit www.antiquetrader.com.

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About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a newspaper published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Founded by Babka Publishing Co., later to become the flagship of Krause Publications’ Antiques division, Antique Trader built its reputation as the premier print vehicle for the buying and selling of antiques nationwide. Its loyal following includes antique dealers, antique show promoters, shop and mall operators, and collectors, some of whom have subscribed to the paper since its inception.

About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world's largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and fishing. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Publications, offers over 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties. F+W Publications, an ABRY Partners, LLC company, also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs.


Scott Tappa
Antique Trader
www.antiquetrader.com
scott.tappa@fwpubs.com