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Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Makers marks

Many times there are certain marks on an antique that will help you determine the value of it. Whether it’s a signature or a certain way it was made, there’s many things that can tell you where it came from. Finding out if the item has any makers marks will help you to also find out some history of the piece, which could possibly make it worth more.

Monday, July 27th, 2020

If you collect glassware or are interested in the hobby, auctions can be a great place to find unique pieces. Antique glass can be fun to find and collect, especially if you can get some good deals. Antique glass is beautiful and can be valuable for resale too. Here are some tips that can help you start collecting.

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

If you have a collection of antique tractors, you may wonder if you should sell them and when the right time is to do this. Whether or not you decide to sell depends on many factors, including timing. If you find yourself in this situation, the following may help you answer these questions.

Monday, February 10th, 2020

If you have antiques to sell, you may only be concerned about how much money you can get for them. But, you should also know when, where, and how to sell them. There are many venues available to sell antiques including online, in a consignment store, and at auction. Auctions are a great place to sell these items, especially if you have a lot of them. Here are some tips to help you do this.

Monday, February 10th, 2020

There is an endless amount of antiques that you can find at auction. If you are interested in flipping these items, you are sure to find something you like at one of these events. If you are just getting started in the world of flipping antiques, these tips can help you.

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.