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Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:12:36 +0000

 



4 Tips for Netting More Cash Selling Antiques...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Selling an antique to a dealer can be a great option for garnering quick cash. Peruse these four points for successfully selling antiques to dealers.



Valuing and Identifying Depression Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Use this online guide to help you value and identify your Depression glass pieces including pink, green, cobalt blue, and amber.



Learn How Much Your Vintage Costume Jewelry is...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn how much your vintage costume jewelry is worth through this pictorial price guide.



Identify Your Depression Glass Patterns

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

This illustrated guide to Depression glass will help you identify popular patterns including American, Sweetheart, Cameo, Mayfair and others.



A Guide to Identifying Queen Anne Style Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Recognizing Queen Anne style furniture looking at legs, feet, and other distinguishing features.



Beginner's Guide to Chippendale Style Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Recognizing Chippendale furniture looking at legs, feet, and other distinguishing features.



How to Find Values for Your Antiques

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learning to value antiques and collectibles is a skill appraisers pick up over time, but with time and patience you can learn to do it yourself.



Pottery and Porcelain Marks

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

A gallery of illustrated marks to help you identify antique and collectible pottery and porcelain.



Limoges Porcelain Identification and Value Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering how much your Limoges porcelain might be worth? Take a look at these pieces with selling prices to get an idea of the value.



Everything You Need to Know About Depression...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about the history of Depression-era glass, and get tips on how to start your own Depression glass collection.



Examples of Antique Furniture Leg Styles

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Furniture legs can help you identify and date antique pieces. See nine different styles you need to know here.



Making Sense of Capodimonte Porcelain Marks

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Capodimonte marks can be confusing until you know when each mark was used and by which factory. This helpful list of Capodimonte marks illustrates several well-known examples.



Dating Antique Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Determining the date of old furniture pieces can be tricky. Learn how to look at construction and components that provide useful dating clues.



What You Should Know About Capodimonte Italian...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Capodimonte: a regal name with a royal past. Learn more about the porcelain treasures bearing the Capodimonte name.



Learn to Pick Like a Pawn Star

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Carnival Glass Identification and Value Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Many different companies made carnival glass back in the day. Use this online guide to assist in identifying and valuing your pieces.



Before Queen Anne: William and Mary Style of...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

William and Mary furniture was popular in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Learn more about the background of this style along with the types of chairs and tables made during this era.



Find Out How Much Select Pieces of Fenton Glass...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering how much Fenton glass is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value antique and collectible Fenton glassware.



Limoges: Porcelain by 48 Different Companies

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Many people don't realize that Limoges is a region in France rather than a company. Learn more about this popular decorative antique porcelain.



Online Price Guides for Antique Glassware from...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Value, price and identify your antique and collectible glassware ranging from art glass to Depression glass with these guides.



20 Different Antique Furniture Foot Styles

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering what type of old furniture foot that is? See examples of a number of different styles of feet used on antique pieces.



Learn to Identify Eastlake Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering exactly what Eastlake furniture looks like? This step-by-step feature will answer your questions.



How Much is Antique Stoneware Worth?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

How much do you think your antique stoneware crocks and jugs are worth? Find out about the values of a number of different styles here.



Top Resources for Researching Antique Silver...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

This useful list of links will help you research silver and silverplated wares, including maker's marks, hallmarks and values, online.



Are Old Magazines Really Collectible?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Most people have at least one or two old magazines laying around, but are the worth anything? Learn more about what's collectible, and what's not.



Just How Old is an "Antique" Anyway?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

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Learn How to Identify Sheraton Style Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about the influence of period furniture celebrity Thomas Sheraton and how to recognize the style that carries his name.



Roseville Pottery Identification and Price Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Peruse this slide show to help you identify and value your Roseville Pottery pieces. Includes some popular patterns and some rarities.



19 Different Types of Antique Chairs

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Identify antique chair styles with this listing of various types that includes links to more detailed articles.



Fenton Glassware's Fancy Frills

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Fenton Art Glass was made for 106 years and the older pieces can be quite valuable. Learn about collecting Fenton glassware and its value here.



Antique Pocket Watch Illustrated Value Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Need help pricing an antique pocket watch? Use this illustrated guide to help you value your antique pocket watches.



Brighten a Room with Cobalt Blue Depression Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Nothing brightens a room quite like the beauty of cobalt blue Depression glass. Learn more about it, including reproductions, here.



A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Antique...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Considering scrap value for sterling silver? This online price guide helps you value your sterling silver wares before you destroy a valuable antique.



All About Pink Depression Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Depression glass in pink always has a following. Find out more about popular patterns, prices and reproductions here.



Antique Silver Plate Price Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

A guide to help you identify and value your silver plated antiques.



15 Great Antique Table Styles

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

From dainty teapoy to massive trestle, this article lists a range of antique tables, with links to more info about each variety.



Know Your American Antique and Collectible...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about American antiques, from the 17th century to the 20th century. Links go to other articles on 350 years' worth of American antiques.



Roseville Pottery: History, Fakes and Values

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about collectible Roseville pottery through this overview feature including information on reproductions and values.



All About Bakelite Jewelry

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Is Bakelite a mystery you'd love to solve? Take a look at this article for information on testing, distinguishing fakes and collecting Bakelite Jewelry.



Identify and Value Your Collectible Milk Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering about the value of milk glass? This guide will help you identify and value select milk glass pieces made by Westmoreland, Fenton and others.



Got Milk Glass? An Introduction to Antique and...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Milk glass has a long and varied past. Learn more about old and new milk glass here.



Coca-Cola Collectibles Price Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Use this guide to identify, price and value your Coca-Cola and Coke antiques and collectibles.



Choose the Perfect Antique Accent Table Style

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Need some help defining the perfect type of antique accent table for your decor? Take a look at this side show for a number of options.



Learn All About Antique and Collectible...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Did you know it takes a touch of gold to make cranberry red glass? Learn more about its history and recognizing quality pieces here.



6 Ways to Test Bakelite

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Many people wonder if old plastic items they own might be made of Bakelite. Learn more about using all your senses to test Bakelite for authenticity.



11 Different Antique Couches, Sofas and Settee...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Trying to identify an antique couch, settee, or daybed? Look at 11 options ranging from the Davenport and Chesterfield to the Méridienne and Récamier.



Know Your Upholstered Chair Styles

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering what style of antique upholstered chair you have on your hands? Take a look at a number of different styles for some clues.



How Much Is Your Antique Rug Worth?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering how much your antique rug is worth? Antique rugs can be difficult to value without the help of an expert.



Glassware Marks and Signatures

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Use this illustrated gallery of marks to help you identify your antique and collectible glassware.



10 Rules for Valuing Antiques Like a Pro

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering how to get started valuing antiques and collectibles? With a few basic tips, you'll be determining values like a pro in no time.



Can Calendars Be Collectible?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Useful items such as calendars don't always strike people as collectible, but they can be. Find out what makes an old calendar valuable here.



What Is Fire-King Glass and How Much Is It Worth?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering what's collectible in the realm of Fire-King glass? Find out what to look for and what it's worth here.



The Ins and Outs of Haviland Limoges China

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Beginning to research a Haviland Limoges china pattern? Read this overview first to take in some key points that will help.



Restoring Antique Furniture: Should You or...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

You've heard that refinishing old furniture can diminish the value. So when is it okay to clean, repair and refinish an antique? Find out here.



Deciphering the Mysteries of Antique Silver Marks

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Is your silver item really sterling? Find out more about what qualifies as sterling silver, and how different silver-colored antiques are marked.



Condition Impacts the Value of Antiques

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Condition is the single most important factor in valuing antiques and collectibles. Find out why with this article from About.com's antiques guide.



Capodimonte

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering what the Capodimonte crown and Neopolitan N mark looks like? Find out here. Page 12.



7 Steps to Properly Storing Old Photographs

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learning how to store photographs for future generations means more than sticking them in an album. Learn how you can preserve your families keepsake photos for posterity.



A Beginner's Guide to Fine American Antique...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

It's important to be able to recognize and grade antique furniture from masterpiece to mediocre.



Identify and Value Depression Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

This is your source for identifying Depression glass patterns, researching values, and learning more about this history of Depression-era glassware.



T.V. or T & V

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering about the mark T&V Limoges France? Find out which company used it here. Page 49.



Affordable Antiques - Depression Era Furniture

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Depression era furniture hasn't always been ultra popular, but it is gaining a following as more dealers stock their booths with these pieces.



Online Pottery and Porcelain Value Guides to...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

How much is your antique and collectible pottery and porcelain worth? Take a look at a number of different online value guides here.



Capodimonte Italian Porcelain in Detail

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Dating Capodimonte Italian porcelain can be tricky. Learn what to look for in the oldest and newer pieces through this slideshow feature.



Hazel Atlas Glass Colors and Patterns

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn more about Hazel Atlas and their colorful Depression glass patterns here.



Westmoreland Glass: History, Identification,...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

This introduction to Westmoreland Glass Company includes history, information on their milk glass wares, and marks used by the company.



10 Facts and Tips about Collecting Antique Silver

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Want to collect a few pieces of antique silver or silver plate, but have to clue how to get started? Read on for smart ideas.



What is Pressed Glass?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Exactly what is pressed glass, and is the same as molded glass? Learn more about how this glass is made, and what qualifies as pressed glass.



Learn How to Identify Antique Wall Telephones

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Have an old telephone but don't know what the style is called? This pictorial guide can help you identify your antique wall phone.



Buying Vintage Costume Jewelry Like a Pro

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Need some hints on how to buy vintage costume jewelry for yourself or as a gift? Take a look at these helpful hints.



Identifying Antique Dining Table Styles and Types

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering what kind of antique dining table you have on your hands? Take a look at this feature for several unique examples.



American Antiques: Learn All About the Windsor...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about the historic Windsor chair, and how it was born in England but refined in the colonies.



Fire King Oven Ware

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Example of mark used on Fire King Oven Ware in the 1950s. Page 7.



Grab a Coke and a Smile - Learning About...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

One of the most recognizable brands of all time, Coke and Coca-Cola have wide appeal to collectors. Learn more about these advertising collectibles here.



What Defines a "Collectible?"

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Have you ever wondered what makes a collectible, well, collectible? It's actually a lot simpler than defining what classifies as antique.



Antique Furniture Glossary

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Want to learn more about antique furniture? Start with this glossary of furniture terms linking to articles with illustrations.



Victorian Furniture Price Guide

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Wondering how much Victorian antique furniture is worth? Consult this guide to help you identify and value your antiques.



What Exactly is "Art Deco?"

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

So you see Art Deco this and that and wonder if those pieces really exhibit the appropriate style deserving of this moniker. Learn more about how to identify Deco here.



How is Weller Pottery Marked?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

The marks used by Weller vary as almost much as the styles. Learn to identify and date Weller Pottery marks with this list of mark examples.



Westmoreland Glass Company

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Glassware Maker's Marks and Signatures Gallery - Westmoreland Glass Company Mark. Page 22.



How to Haggle at Garage Sales, Flea Markets,...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Too shy to ask for a discount on antiques and collectibles? Don't be! With these haggling tactics, you'll be bargaining like a pro in no time.



How to ID Roseville Reproductions

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn to identify Roseville reproductions, comparing old and new pieces.



Where Do Antiques Dealers Find All That Stuff?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

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Federal Glass Company

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

See an example of Federal Glass Company's famous shield mark. Page 5.



15 Facts About Hall China

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Whether a brief review or intro to this company, learn more about Hall China with this list of interesting facts about the company and its wares.



Would You Recognize a Shaker Chair?

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Learn about Shaker chairs beyond the ubiquitous ladder-back style through this illustrated article.



Fostoria Glass Company

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Glassware Maker's Marks and Signatures Gallery - Fostoria Glass Company. Page 8.



9 Unique Antique Daybed Styles

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Daybeds have taken many forms over the years. Stretch out through three centuries’ worth of antique European and American daybeds, ancestors of our contemporary recliners. Learn the difference between different types of daybeds and how they developed in this illustrated article.



Resources for Researching Miriam Haskell Jewelry

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

This list provides some of the best places online to research vintage costume jewelry manufactured by the Miriam Haskell company.



5 Revival Furniture Styles Popular in the...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

The 19th century saw wave after wave of Revival styles, as furniture makers systematically pillaged the past for ideas. This article contains descriptions of several Revival styles beloved by the Victorians.



5 Things to Collect for Less Than Ten Dollars

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Want to start an antique collection, but don't have lots of cash to spare? Here are five ideas for collecting antiques on a budget!



Recognizing Paneled Grape Milk Glass

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Is that white glassware Westmoreland's Paneled Grape milk glass? See an example and learn more about it here.



Want to Buy and Sell Antiques? These Resources...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

All the information you need on valuing and prices for antiques and collectibles in one convenient location.



Making Sense of Confusing Furniture Terms

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Shopping for antique furniture can be confusing. Learn how to identify highboys, wardrobes, sideboards, chifforobes, chiffoniers and more.



The Best Ways to Ruin Your Antiques

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

You wouldn't ruin an antique or collectible intentionally, right? Learn how to avoid hurtful situations when it comes to antiques.



Fenton Glass Company

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Glassware Maker's Marks and Signatures Gallery - Fenton Glass Company. Page 6.



Collectible Aluminum Hammers Out a Niche

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

All types of aluminum collectibles are desirable now from hammered to anodized, and even jewelry. Learn more about these affordable collectibles.



The Difference in Bisque, Soft-Paste, and...

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Starting with Bisque The word bisque is derived from porcelain being left in the “biscuit” stage of manufacture.



How to Research Antiques and Collectibles Online

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

The Internet can be a useful tool in antique research, but sometimes you have to think outside normal parameters to get the most from your quest for information. Let these helpful hints guide you as you learn from resources the Web has to offer.



Crown Potteries Co. Made in U.S.A.

2016-09-29T11:12:36Z

Crown Potteries Co. Made in U.S.A. Mark. Page 14.