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Fake Estate Sales Exposed

July 22, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Furniture

Most estate sales are run by reputable folks who are on the up and up and wouldn’t dream of defrauding an unsuspecting shopper. Unfortunately, there are a small percentage of tag sales that are less than trustworthy. There are plenty of tales of events that advertise to the public promising all sorts of objects like …

How To Find Places That Buy Antiques Near Me

July 22, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Furniture

Antique stores can be difficult to locate so the internet would be the first place in finding a local store that offers a selection of antique furniture, glass or jewelry. Sites such as Craigslist can offer an easy solution for selling an old item, but it can be a hassle to pay online fees and …

Antiques, Collectibles, & Memorabilia – Do You Know the Difference?

July 22, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Furniture

The world of antiques can be confusing. What’s the difference between an antique and collectible? Aren’t collectibles and memorabilia really the same thing? In this month’s column, I’ll de-mystify these terms, so that you’ll be appropriately armed for your next antique adventure. Antique Basically, an antique is something old that has value because of aesthetic …

What Are the Benefits of French Polishing Antique Furniture?

July 22, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Furniture

French polishing is one of the most beautiful ways of finishing mahogany and oak antique furniture. It originates from times past when skill and craftsmanship were still important, and a time when furniture makers were more than willing to spend time creating the perfect finish to a quality piece of furniture. French polishing is not …