Antique Collection Secrets : The Guide You Need Before and While Collecting Antiques

Antique Collection Secrets : The Guide You Need Before and While Collecting Antiques

by Damian Holmes

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Antique Collection Secrets : The Guide You Need Before and While Collecting Antiques by Damian Holmes

Antique Collection Secrets : The Guide You Need Before and While Collecting Antiques


This Guide is just the right thing for you. It will take you by the hand and explore the wonderful world of collecting. Take a look at what you will learn:

•Antique or Collectible – Which is it? A collectible may not necessarily constitute an antique.

•Deciding What to Collect - What should you collect – explore the options and discover some of the dozens of things that other folks collect

•What Should You Pay – Learn how to determine the right price you should be willing to pay

•Adding to Your collection – How and where to find items to add to your collection

•Buying Antique Fine Art - What to look for and how to determine if it is a real antique. When does money matter

•When to Get an Appraisal – Is there a right and wrong time to pay for an appraisal

•Fine Antique Furniture - What are a few of the real period pieces and which pieces have true value

•Fine China, Porcelain and Glassware - What are the most popular selections to collect and how to determine the right value

•Antique jewelry - How to know if your jewelry is really antique and how to find the right person to appraise it

•Rugs, Tapestries and Textiles – Explore some of the most popular items of collectors

•Native American Artifacts - When is an item an antique and when is it an artifact. Why you should know the difference and what to be careful of.

•Pre-Columbia Art - How to detect fakes and frauds. Exposing the underbelly of illegal trade in this market.

•Collecting Dolls – What’s hot and what’s not

•Baseball cards – Found a box of these in your attic? Discover what you should know about them and their value.

•How to Make Money in This Trade – If you want to turn your hobby into a vocation here are some tips to consider.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013067660
Publisher: Damian Holmes
Publication date: 08/26/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 38 KB

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