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Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Many collectors go to auction to find the items they enjoy at good prices. Whether you look for antiques, sports memorabilia, ceramics, or other valuables, you must know how to care for them. No matter what you collect, there are some factors you need to monitor including temperature, humidity, light, and cleaning methods.

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

If you are in a situation where you must sell items from an estate, it can be difficult. For those who have experienced a loss, it can be even more difficult. Estate auctions are an efficient way to get the most out of the items you are selling, especially if they are antiques.

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Silver and bronze antiques make beautiful additions to any home. If you have won some from auction, it can be exciting. But, you must know how to care for them to keep them in great shape for years to come. Here are some helpful tips for storing and cleaning your antiques.

Friday, June 14th, 2019

People can use a number of unscrupulous tricks to misrepresent the items they are trying to sell. They can hide or mislead you regarding the age or condition of antique items. They can also try to mislead reputable auction houses into selling fake items. You can find a way around many of these misrepresentations by using a blacklight, which can reveal a lot of information about the condition of an antique. You should always work with reliable auction dealers who stand behind the authenticity of their items as well.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

There are a lot of auction houses out there that can help you sell your antiques, but they vary in their methods and rules. When you are looking to choose one for your needs, there are some questions to ask to make sure you will be working with the right one. You will want an auction house that knows how to deal with your specific items and understands their value. The following can help you know that you are choosing the right auction house to sell your antiques.

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

From revolvers to rifles, antique firearms became collectible not long after the Second World War. Admired for their historical value, these guns are celebrated for their beauty and craftsmanship. Whether you are looking for a muzzle loader or cartridge firing weapon, there is something out there for every collector. How do you determine what qualifies as an antique firearm and know what it will be worth at an auction? Understanding what defines a gun as an antique and pricing information can help you prepare to sell your gun at auction.

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Live auctions offer an excellent opportunity for buyers to get one-of-a-kind collectibles, artwork, antique furniture, and other items for a great price. Most live auctions, whether online or in-person, allow bidders to look over the items in a catalog before the bidding starts. Taking a detailed look beforehand will prepare you to make the right bidding decisions. Here are a few of the best tips for bidding at a live auction.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

An antique car auction is the perfect way to get an incredible classic car at a good price. However, you should take precautions to make sure you don’t pay too much. For example, make sure you know your limit and do not go over that amount, because you cannot reverse a bid once it is given. You should follow these four tips at an antique car auction to make sure you maximize every dollar you spend.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Going to auctions is one of the best ways to get antiques at an affordable price, especially when bidding on a budget. It’s fun to engage in the auction process and exciting when you raise your paddle and give the winning bid. If there are specific items you’re interested in purchasing at auction, or you’re buying on a budget, bidding carefully is important.