Flea Market Secrets: Your Guide to the Hidden Treasures

Flea Market Secrets: Your Guide to the Hidden Treasures

by Jonty Hearnden
     
 

Learn to separate the wheat from the chaff with Jonty Hearnden, an antiques expert who has had numerous highly successful television programs. From toys to ceramics, books to comics, this handy pocket-sized reference covers hundreds of popular collector's items. And because sometimes the subtlest variation (an unusual color, backstamp, or shape) can add value to a

Overview

Learn to separate the wheat from the chaff with Jonty Hearnden, an antiques expert who has had numerous highly successful television programs. From toys to ceramics, books to comics, this handy pocket-sized reference covers hundreds of popular collector's items. And because sometimes the subtlest variation (an unusual color, backstamp, or shape) can add value to a piece, Jonty explains how to spot the hidden treasures that make all the difference to your collection. Illustrated with over 400 color images, this guide covers it all: spotting fakes, dating objects, and comparing pieces, plus all the necessary buying and selling basics. Whether it is a flea market, local auction, or online site, the essential information compiled here will help discover those collector's gems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845334284
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
06/03/2008
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

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