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Kovel's Guide to Selling Your Antiques and Collectibles
by Ralph and Terry Kovel

In this handy guide, the Kovels offer advice on selling a variety of antiques and collectibles in 75 categories, all arranged in alphabetical order. They discuss everything from where’s the market to appraisals to the proper procedures for a house sale and dealing with auction houses.                More Books

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LEARN ABOUT ANTIQUES

Have Bob speak on antiques for your group or organization or...

Why not offer a course?

ALL ABOUT ANTIQUES is that course.
All About Antiques
The Antiques Roadshow has everyone buzzing about antiques–so much so that people often become confused and think every old item is valuable. This course shows the differences between antiques and collectibles, as well as how to buy, sell, collect and display them. An overview of antiques from 1830 to 1910 covering furniture, ceramics, glassware, and silver will show students what to look for in antique shops and in their home.

This is what course participants will learn:

An introduction to collecting antiques.
What is an antique?
The difference between antiques and collectibles.
Determining an object’s value.
How to shop for antiques.

Followed by three antiques surveys:
(only in 3 and 4-week versions)

1. Furniture from 1830-1910
2. Pottery and Porcelain
3. Glass & Silver

And last, but not least, a show and tell of objects brought 
to class by participants to demonstrate what they learned.

This course is available in 2, 3, or 4-week versions in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.

Contact Bob Brooke today to book a date for your group.

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CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTIONS
An occasional feature about caring for your antiques and collectibles.

ANTIQUES TO VIEW
A new feature showcasing outstanding museums where you can see unusual antiques.

No antiques or collectibles
are sold on this site.

Take a Look at
Bob's Newest Book

How to Recognize and Refinish Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

Book: How to Recognizing and Refinishing Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
Have you ever bought an antique or collectible that was less than perfect and needed some TLC? Bob's new book offers tips and step-by- step instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques.

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