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Antique Furniture Value

How to find antique and vintage furniture values.
Finding the antique or vintage furniture value of your collection is not an easy task! In general, the less easy it is to find, the more valuable ...

Antique Dealers

Antique Dealers
What should you know about Antique Dealers? I don’t think I have ever met a dealer who didn’t like his job.  Complain, moan and grumble -  yes, mo...

Sell Antique Furniture

How to sell antique furniture
How best to sell antique furniture??  Where?  Who do I trust? In the first part of this article we will discuss how to collect information on your...

Antique Appraisal

How to get a good antique appraisal for your collectibles
An Antique Appraisal is often necessary for insurance purposes and for very valuable antiques. For the Antique Dealer they can be very frustrating...

Vintage for profit – oh yes it was!

Vintage for profit – oh yes it was!
  While on my antique rounds, I called in on a colleague, who had just finished a house clearance. On the table in amongst the debris of his rathe...

Making Money with Antiques and Vintage Online

Making Money with Antiques and Vintage Online
Digital marketing is not all that hard, but many in the antique and vintage world don’t seem to put much weight on it.  Some years ago, when I o...

My 5 favorite books on collecting and working with antiques

My 5 favorite books on collecting and working with antiques
  The question was – which 5 books would you take to your desert island? I am assuming the full Dickens and Shakespeare are already there and hope...

7 Best Books to start your way into antiques and vintage

7 Best Books to start your way into antiques and vintage
Someone asked me the other day what books I would buy if starting up in the antique or vintage world. Oh dear, that is a hard one, so I went o...