To understand Antiques and Collectibles it is important to conduct research. This page will help you find information about Bakelite to Buttons.
Collectors Tip: There are three ways to test Bakelite:
The Rubbing, Hot Water, or Hot Needle Test. Find out
Ball Black & Co. Sterling
1001 Banjos The Tsumura Collection (Our Article)
Thumbnail Review: Hands down, there is no greater
book on the planet that details with pictures and text
the splendor that is the American banjo than the book
“One Thousand and One Banjos,” by Akira Tsumura
Look For Bellova Lamps at Estate Sales (Our Article)
I once Had A Vintage Red Bicycle (Our Article)
Sellers Tip: Take care and do your research. There are
Antique Bicycles out there that are worth a small fortune.
Condition is everything, however some bikes, though they
are in poor repair, may still be worth money, if only for their
Sellers Tip: Do your research, but don’t be surprised if
your results don’t match their offers. There are so
many nuances to determining the value of a book, that
it’s hard for a layperson to get them all right.
Find Vintage Cookbooks at Estate Sales (Our Article)
Collectors Tips: Books are one of those collecting
categories that most Antique Dealer don’t understand.
So buying books at flea markets and estate sales, and
even at auctions can be a great way to earn hefty
Praise: If only for its sheer beauty, I would love this site.
But it’s also because they have the goods. One of the best,
don’t hesitate – visit this site; where you can view the best
in Antique Children’s books from cover to cover.
Observation: Mostly what makes a Vintage Paperback
valuable is the cover not the content. There are notable
exceptions, finding out what those exceptions are though
is the difference between expertise and luck.
Bottle Cleaning and Repair
Bronze (Our Article)
Observation: It seems a fact, although I haven’t fully
tested it out, that female nudes sell for more on average
than male nudes.
Tips and Thoughts: Antique Office Machinery is an up and
coming collectible. Look for the unusual though, and when
you find it at a price you can afford, buy it – there are lots
of people looking for these.
Here is a fine example of an early burl bowl that we have for sale. In general, Burl Bowls represent some of the finest Pioneer or Native American craftsmanship, when it comes to how to make a large wooden bowl without the aid of a mechanical lathe.