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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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A reproductioni Shaker rocker.ANTIQUES ARTICLES

Antiques or Junk? 
Antiques or Collectibles?–That is the Question
 
Chairs, Chairs and More Chairs
 
Chippendale Changed the Way Furniture Looked
 
Chippendale–The Royalty of Antique Furniture
 
Fake, Faux or Repro 
Grandfather Time
 
Judging the Age of China Can Be a Fool's Errand
 

Parian Ware–Affordable Art for the Masses 
Preserving the Patina–and Value–of Antique Furniture
 
Reproduction Furniture–Is It All That Bad?
 
The Beginnings of American Furniture
 
The Grace of Queen Anne
 
The Value of Scrimshaw Soars
 
The Victorian Era–An Age of Revivals
 
Tiffany Lamps Fetch Astronomical Prices
 
What Exactly is an Antique?
 
What's It Worth?
 
What is That Piece of Furniture Called?

An early Hess toy truck.COLLECTIBLES ARTICLES

Collecting Plasticville, U.S.A. 
Glass Ornaments of Christmases Past
 
Hess-O-Mania
 
Pass Go and Collect on Early Monopoly Games
 
Souvenirs from the 1939 World's Fair Highly Collectible
 
Take Caution Selling Medicine Bottles Says DEA
 
Up, Up and Away with Airline Collectibles

ANTIQUE TIPS

ANTIQUES BOOK SHOP

How to Start a Home-based Antiques Business 
Recognizing and Refinishing Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

ANTIQUES TRIVIA

A sailor's valentine.ANTIQUE SPOTLIGHT 
More Antiques Spotlights

18th-Century Safe Deposit Box 
A Light for a Salesman
A Musical Chair for Musical Chairs
 
Casters Highlighted Victorian Tables
 
Gem Roller Organ–The American Music Box 
Little World Under the Christmas Tree


A 13th-century Chinese tea jar.
ANTIQUES NEWS 

Antiques News Archives

Beyond Venice--Glass in the Venetian Style 
It Pays to Look Twice 
Lack of Insurance Closes Shows
 
Legendary Vase Sold on Ebay
 
Pedigree Jar Brings Stratospheric Price
 
The Concorde Flies Again at Auction
 
Woman Finds Family Photo


A 19th-century chocolate pot.SPECIAL FEATURES 
More Special Features
 

Building a Future with Pieces From the Past 
Giving Antiques and Collectibles as Gifts
 
You, Too, Can Determine If What You Own Has Value

 

 

A Currier and Ives print.CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTIONS 

An Introduction to Caring for Your Collections 
Care and Treatment of Old Prints
 
Caring for Your Antique Furniture

 

COLLECTING

Collecting Antique Furniture for Beginners

 

A pocket watch paper.READERS ASK 
Readers Ask Archives
 

Brewery Prints 
Cabinet Bed
 
Chocolate Table
 
Renaissance Revival Rocker
 
Watch Papers Offer More Than Protection

 

A snowshoe display in the Winter Sport Museum.ANTIQUES TO VIEW 

Winter Sports Museum Educates Customers 
Tiny Ambassadors With a Mission

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

ANTIQUES TO VIEW
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